Project Pacific Technical Overview for New Users

Project Pacific Technical Overview for New Users

Project Pacific Technical Overview for New Users

VMware’s Project Pacific is a re-configuration of vSphere that integrates Kubernetes as it’s control plane to allow for a higher level of abstraction that dramatically simplifies how we build, deploy, and manage modern applications and streamlines IT Operations and Development in today’s cloud-native and hybrid cloud world.


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VMware Cloud on AWS with NSX Advanced Load Balancer | Avi Networks

VMware Cloud on AWS with NSX Advanced Load…

This demo shows how VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer (Avi Networks) can be used in VMware Cloud on AWS software-defined data centers (SDDCs). NSX Advanced Load Balancer is a full blown Application Delivery Controller (ADC) and includes capabilities for load balancing, web application firewall (WAF), analytics, and monitoring. Speaker: Humair Ahmed, Senior Technical Product Manager, VMware Networking and Security Business Unit Learn More: https://bit.ly/2lF59SO Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/vmwarensx Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/vmwarensx/ Keep up to date on the latest VMware NSX product releases and news on the Network Virtualization blog: https://bit.ly/2F5WX4O


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Announcing General Availability of VMware Cloud Foundation 3.8.1

Announcing General Availability of VMware Cloud…

As pre-announced last week at VMworld, VMware Cloud Foundation 3.8.1 is GA as of September 3, 2019! What’s New?The VMware Cloud Foundation 3.8.1 release includes the following: Automated deployment of PKS: Enables the automated deployment and the configuration of VMware Enterprise PKS on an NSX-T workload domain. Dual Authentication Support: Provides the two-factor authentication for The post Announcing General Availability of VMware Cloud Foundation 3.8.1 appeared first on Cloud Foundation.


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Infrastructure self-service with Project Pacific

Infrastructure self-service with Project Pacific

Infrastructure self-service with Project Pacific

With Project Pacific, we have integrated Kubernetes natively into vSphere. This new control plane allows you to manage both VMs and containers side-by-side in the vCenter you know and love. As mentioned in our technical overview post, there are two types of Kubernetes clusters that now run natively in vSphere: a “Supervisor Kubernetes cluster” control The post Infrastructure self-service with Project Pacific appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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Introducing Project Magna – Artificial…

Introducing Project Magna – Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for vSphere self-driving operations

Introducing Project Magna – Artificial…

At VMworld 2018, Pat Gelsinger made reference to a project that was looking to use Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to create self driving operations for the vSphere stack. At VMworld 2019 last week, we were given a tech preview of the first iteration of this effort, called Project Magna. There were a number of VMworld break-out sessions dedicated to this effort, and I will reference them near the end of this post. However, this first tech preview is focused solely on…Read More


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Project Pacific – Technical Overview

Project Pacific – Technical Overview

Project Pacific – Technical Overview

Introduction Today we’re introducing Project Pacific as a Technology Preview and we think it’s going to change the way you think about the cloud. Project Pacific is a re-architecture of vSphere with Kubernetes as its control plane. To a developer, Project Pacific looks like a Kubernetes cluster where they can use Kubernetes declarative syntax to The post Project Pacific – Technical Overview appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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From VMworld: Introducing Project Pacific!

From VMworld: Introducing Project Pacific!

From VMworld: Introducing Project Pacific!

Today VMware announced Project Pacific, what I believe to be the biggest evolution of vSphere in easily the last decade. Simply put, we are rearchitecting vSphere to deeply integrate and embed Kubernetes. Project Pacific evolves vSphere to be a native Kubernetes platform. What’s driving this shift? Fundamentally it goes to what constitutes a modern application. The post Introducing Project Pacific appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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VMware Tanzu Completes the Modern Applications…

VMware Tanzu Completes the Modern Applications Picture

VMware Tanzu Completes the Modern Applications…

Last Thursday, I wrote about VMware’s definitive agreement to acquire Pivotal. We’re really excited to fully join forces, but as I foreshadowed it is one element in our larger strategy to help customers build modern applications, run Kubernetes consistently across environments and manage it all from a single point of control. On Monday at VMworld, The post VMware Tanzu Completes the Modern Applications Picture appeared first on Cloud Native Apps Blog.


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What’s New at VMworld 2019

What’s New at VMworld 2019

What’s New at VMworld 2019

Embrace the momentum of today’s rapidly changing IT environment and accelerate your journey to the cloud with VMware. From the latest in cloud, networking and security, and digital workspaces, to IoT and emerging trends, make your mark with the new technologies and products announced at VMworld 2019.


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NEW SD-WAN Book Launching at VMworld US -…

NEW SD-WAN Book Launching at VMworld US – SD-WAN 1:1: The What, Why, and How

NEW SD-WAN Book Launching at VMworld US -…

At this point, most people in the networking space know what SD-WAN is, the benefits it brings to a business, and how to determine which vendor to use. If not, it’s easy to do a Google search and find more information than you could possibly digest in a week. Having lived and breathed SD-WAN for…Read More


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Cool fling: vSAN Performance Monitor

Cool fling: vSAN Performance Monitor

Cool fling: vSAN Performance Monitor

Advertise here with BSA The vSAN team has just published a cool fling, the vSAN Performance Monitor. This performance monitor allows you to monitor multiple clusters at once, or as the team describes it: The vSAN performance monitor is a monitoring and visualization tool based on vSAN Performance metrics. It will collect vSAN Performance and other metrics periodically from […] The post Cool fling: vSAN Performance Monitor appeared first on Yellow Bricks.


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VMware vSAN 6.7 U3 is Generally Available

VMware vSAN 6.7 U3 is Generally Available

VMware vSAN 6.7 U3 is Generally Available

Download vSAN 6.7 U3 VMware vSAN 6.7 Update 3 (U3) is generally available to download! vSAN 6.7 U3 delivers container-ready infrastructure through Cloud Native Storage (CNS) to support agile, next-gen application development; enhancements to management for consistent operations across hybrid clouds; under-the-hood performance improvements; and a new vSAN Enterprise Plus edition, which includes vRealize Operations to enable self-driving operations, intelligent remediation, The post VMware vSAN…Read More


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VMware Cloud on AWS for the vSphere Admin –…

VMware Cloud on AWS for the vSphere Admin – Summing Up The Series

VMware Cloud on AWS for the vSphere Admin –…

So we reach the end of the VMware Cloud on AWS for the vSphere Admin introductory series. I’ve answered some of your questions as to how you get yourself up and running with VMware Cloud on AWS. In this post, I’ll be summarising what we’ve talked about in the last 5 posts. Feel inspired and The post VMware Cloud on AWS for the vSphere Admin – Summing Up The Series appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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New Release: PowerCLI 11.4.0

New Release: PowerCLI 11.4.0

New Release: PowerCLI 11.4.0

August is always a great month when it comes to new releases, and this year is no different. Even before VMworld, there have already been announcements for vSphere 6.7 Update 3, NSX-T 2.4.2, and a new version of HCX. The PowerCLI team has one more exciting release for you in the form of PowerCLI 11.4.0! […] The post New Release: PowerCLI 11.4.0 appeared first on VMware PowerCLI Blog.


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Overview of Cloud Native Storage for vSphere…

Overview of Cloud Native Storage for vSphere 6.7 U3

Overview of Cloud Native Storage for vSphere…

An overview video of the new Cloud Native Storage feature in vSphere 6.7 U3. For more details, check the release blog: https://blogs.vmware.com/virtualblocks/2019/08/14/introducing-cloud-native-storage-for-vsphere/ If you have any questions, reach out to @mylesagray on Twitter.


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Announcing VMware Enterprise PKS 1.5 with…

Announcing VMware Enterprise PKS 1.5 with Enhanced Features For Production Workloads

Announcing VMware Enterprise PKS 1.5 with…

We are excited to announce that VMware Enterprise PKS 1.5 will be generally available in the second half of August. This new release will bring a list of features designed to deliver a more robust platform for running production workloads. VMware Enterprise PKS 1.5, shipping Kubernetes 1.14, will enable running Windows containers on the platform The post Announcing VMware Enterprise PKS 1.5 with Enhanced Features For Production Workloads appeared first on Cloud Native Apps Blog.


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Announcing vSphere 6.7 Update 3

Announcing vSphere 6.7 Update 3

Announcing vSphere 6.7 Update 3

We are excited to announce the future release of VMware vSphere 6.7 Update 3. This new vSphere release comes with enhancements that will continue to deliver on our goal of providing a highly performant, efficient and more secure hybrid cloud platform to our partners and customers. Next to various enhancements and driver updates, we again will include new The post Announcing vSphere 6.7 Update 3 appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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Recent partnerships make VMworld 2019 a…

Recent partnerships make VMworld 2019 a must-attend cloud conference

Recent partnerships make VMworld 2019 a…

VMworld 2019 captures the momentum of today’s rapidly changing IT environment and puts it within your grasp so you can accelerate your cloud journey to support your business. Transform networking and security for speed and flexibility. Deliver digital workspaces for amazing mobile experiences. Whatever you need to know, you’ll find the best information, tools, and partnerships to take IT—and your power to shape it—to the next level.


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VMware Cloud on AWS – Security Policies Deep Dive

VMware Cloud on AWS – Security Policies Deep Dive

VMware Cloud on AWS – Security Policies Deep Dive

It’s been an epic journey so far, and we’ve learned lots. We discussed what VMware Cloud on AWS is, and why it might be an excellent fit for you as a vSphere administrator. We setup our AWS customer VPC and deployed our cloud SDDC. We talked about the various networking components that are required. In The post VMware Cloud on AWS – Security Policies Deep Dive appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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Introducing Cloud Native Storage for vSphere

Introducing Cloud Native Storage for vSphere

Introducing Cloud Native Storage for vSphere

Why Cloud Native Storage? Container environments are high-churn, highly dynamic environments. Tens, hundreds, even thousands of containers can be created and deleted every hour. Managing storage for these as they spin up and down manually is impossible because of the massive churn rate. We need an answer that automates storage provisioning for container workloads. Cloud The post Introducing Cloud Native Storage for vSphere appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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A Match Made in Heaven: Multi-Cloud Strategy…

A Match Made in Heaven: Multi-Cloud Strategy and SD-WAN for Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform

A Match Made in Heaven: Multi-Cloud Strategy…

Enterprises are increasingly adopting multi-cloud architecture to enable business-critical applications provided by Azure, AWS, Google, Dell and others. The migration toward a cloud-based business model is by no means a smooth and easy transition, however. Traditional wide area networks (WANs) are insufficient to support multi-cloud architecture without requiring significant updates to the existing infrastructure. Consequently, The post A Match Made in Heaven: Multi-Cloud Strategy and SD-WAN…Read More


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Announcing vSAN 6.7 Update 3 and Enterprise…

Announcing vSAN 6.7 Update 3 and Enterprise Plus Edition

Announcing vSAN 6.7 Update 3 and Enterprise…

vSAN 6.7 Update 3 Integrates Cloud-Native Application Storage Support and More! We’re excited to announce the upcoming release of the industry-leading hyperconverged infrastructure software, VMware vSAN. As applications continue to evolve, the infrastructure needs to be flexible enough to support those changes, and 6.7 Update 3 provides new capabilities to help administrators manage cloud-native applications The post Announcing vSAN 6.7 Update 3 and Enterprise Plus Edition appeared first on…Read More


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Free Book: Execute a Successful Upgrade to…

Free Book: Execute a Successful Upgrade to VMware vSphere 6.7

Free Book: Execute a Successful Upgrade to…

With the wealth of new features and capabilities introduced in vSphere 6.7, now’s a great time to upgrade. Companies across the globe use VMware vSphere 6.7 to easily run, manage, connect, and secure applications in a common operating environment across their hybrid cloud.


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Introducing HCX Enterprise

Introducing HCX Enterprise

Introducing HCX Enterprise

Today we are announcing the availability of HCX Enterprise, the first standalone HCX offering, designed to provide additional functionality above and beyond the HCX Advanced platform that is embedded in our VCPP partner offerings, VMware Cloud on AWS, and NSX Enterprise Plus. At launch HCX Enterprise will be able to deliver 3 key capabilities for The post Introducing HCX Enterprise appeared first on VMware Cloud Community.


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Updates to VMware Certifications

Updates to VMware Certifications

Updates to VMware Certifications

Last year we announced the implementation of our new certification name changes, where the year will be used to identify when the certification was earned. This change was intended to make it easier for certification holders and potential employers to immediately identify how current a holder’s certification is. Click here to review the FAQ. To The post Updates to VMware Certifications appeared first on VMware Education Services.


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Apple Mac Mini on VMware HCL!

Apple Mac Mini on VMware HCL!

Apple Mac Mini on VMware HCL!

For the past 6 years, the Apple Mac Mini has been one of the most popular hardware platforms for Virtualizing MacOS running on VMware vSphere enabling our customers to develop and build iOS and MacOS applications. With that said, VMware has historically only supported two Apple hardware platforms: Xserve (now EOL’d) and the Mac Pro […]


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Upgrading from AppDefense to vSphere Platinum

Upgrading from AppDefense to vSphere Platinum

Upgrading from AppDefense to vSphere Platinum

Things to note before upgrading It is easy to upgrade AppDefense to the vSphere Platinum version if you have already deployed AppDefense prior to upgrading to 6.7u1. With the Platinum version you will be able to view the AppDefense plug-in (on-premise) in vCenter. This will allow you to easily deploy the AppDefense module to The post Upgrading from AppDefense to vSphere Platinum appeared first on VMware Security.


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VMware Cloud on AWS: NSX Networking and…

VMware Cloud on AWS: NSX Networking and Security eBook

VMware Cloud on AWS: NSX Networking and…

Check out my latest book co-authored with my colleagues Gilles Chekroun (@twgilles) and Nico Vibert (@nic972) on VMware NSX networking and security in VMware Cloud on AWS. Thank you Tom Gillis (@_tomgillis), Senior Vice President/General Manager, Networking and Security Business Unit for writing the foreword and providing some great insight. Download the eBook for Free The post VMware Cloud on AWS: NSX Networking and Security eBook appeared first on Network Virtualization.


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vExpert 2019 Second Half Award Announcement

vExpert 2019 Second Half Award Announcement

vExpert 2019 Second Half Award Announcement

Thank you to everyone who applied for vExpert and thank you to the vExpert PRO’s for doing their part in this process. We are pleased to announce the list of 2019 Second Half vExperts. Each of these vExperts have demonstrated significant contributions to the community and a willingness to share their expertise with others. The post vExpert 2019 Second Half Award Announcement appeared first on VMware vExpert Blog.


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Get Certified at VMworld 2019 US and Save 50%

Get Certified at VMworld 2019 US and Save 50%

Get Certified at VMworld 2019 US and Save 50%

This year, we’re extending a 50% discount off VMware Certified Professional (VCP) and VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) Certification Exams, and Certification Exam Practice Tests as well as Dell Technologies Proven Professional exams taken at VMworld. Space is limited in our Certification Exam Center, so we strongly recommend registering in advance. Simply add a The post Get Certified at VMworld 2019 US and Save 50% appeared first on VMware Education Services.


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VMware to Acquire Bitfusion

VMware to Acquire Bitfusion

VMware to Acquire Bitfusion

By Krish Prasad, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cloud Platform Business Unit, VMware Increasingly businesses are applying artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to differentiate and advance their processes and offerings. Today, I am pleased to announce our intent to acquire Bitfusion to help businesses more efficiently use AI technologies on-premises and in hybrid cloud The post VMware to Acquire Bitfusion appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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