Getting Started with VMware Cloud Automation -…

Getting Started with VMware Cloud Automation – Feb 20 Webcast

Getting Started with VMware Cloud Automation -…

What if there was a tool that makes clouds invisible and abstracts their unique configurations and nuances? What if we told you there already is? Join our webcast on Feb 20 to learn about VMware Cloud Automation.


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Why Everyone Needs an NSX Nested Lab/Sandbox

Why Everyone Needs an NSX Nested Lab/Sandbox

Why Everyone Needs an NSX Nested Lab/Sandbox

By Jim Streit, VMware NSX Senior Technical Account Specialist (TAS) Does this sound familiar? Your boss just asked you to check out a new VMware software product, like NSX. Or maybe you need to get ready for an upgrade, or maybe you want to test some configuration changes … but you just don’t have


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vSAN Deep Dive 6.7 eBook Giveaway

vSAN Deep Dive 6.7 eBook Giveaway

vSAN Deep Dive 6.7 eBook Giveaway

As any vSAN Fan knows, the vSAN Deep Dive 6.7 U1 book by Duncan Epping and Cormac Hogan is the definitive guide for vSAN administrators. If you’ve been following vSAN on Twitter, then you also know that these books are a hot commodity! In December we gave you a chance to win a vSAN 6.7 U1 The post vSAN Deep Dive 6.7 eBook Giveaway appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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vExpert 2019, Last Chance to Apply!

vExpert 2019, Last Chance to Apply!

vExpert 2019, Last Chance to Apply!

Hello VMware Community! This week is the last week to apply for vExpert 2019. The VMware vExpert program is VMware’s global evangelism and advocacy program. The program is designed to put VMware’s marketing resources towards your advocacy efforts. Promotion of your articles, exposure at our global events, co-op advertising, traffic analysis, and early access to The post vExpert 2019, Last Chance to Apply! appeared first on VMTN Blog.


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Getting Started with VMware Cloud Automation…

Getting Started with VMware Cloud Automation Services

Getting Started with VMware Cloud Automation…

On February 20th, we will be hosting another “Getting More out of VMware” webinar. This one will be on how to get started with VMware Cloud Automation Services. You won’t want to miss this one! In this webinar we will provide a quick overview of the VMware Cloud Automation Services (Service Broker, Cloud Assembly, and Code Stream), The post Getting Started with VMware Cloud Automation Services appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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Networking and Security Architecture with…

Networking and Security Architecture with VMware NSX | 8-Week Online Course

Networking and Security Architecture with…

Dying to know more about network virtualization with NSX? Register for this 8-week online course that equips learners with the basics of network virtualization with VMware NSX.


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VMware Certification: Recertification Is…

VMware Certification: Recertification Is Changing and What It Means to You

VMware Certification: Recertification Is…

Part of our goal as a certification program is to create policies that enable you to validate your expertise and show your relevancy in the industry. The recertification policy of a two-year upgrade was in place to help you maintain that relevancy through upgraded certifications and up-to-date skills. Recertification is important enough to create The post VMware Certification: Recertification Is Changing and What It Means to You appeared first on VMware Education Services.


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VMware Announces Intent to Acquire AetherPal to…

VMware Announces Intent to Acquire AetherPal to Expand Remote Support Capabilities

VMware Announces Intent to Acquire AetherPal to…

Organizations of all sizes and industries are embracing workforce transformations. Today’s workforce is increasingly mobile, working from anywhere on a variety of device platforms and form factors, no matter whether a phone, tablet, or laptop. As such, incidents of user downtime and lost productivity can potentially cost companies millions of dollars a year in lost […] The post VMware Announces Intent to Acquire AetherPal to Expand Remote Support Capabilities appeared first on VMware End-User…Read More


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January Course Announcements: 4 NEW Ways for…

January Course Announcements: 4 NEW Ways for You to Upgrade your Skills On Demand

January Course Announcements: 4 NEW Ways for…

This month VMware Education Services released 4 NEW courses now available on demand. Summaries provided below. Now Available On Demand VMware vRealize Automation: What’s New [V7.3 to V7.5] – This course introduces you to the new features of VMware vRealize® Automation™ V7.5. You will learn how to use the new features, design changes, The post January Course Announcements: 4 NEW Ways for You to Upgrade your Skills On Demand appeared first on VMware Education Services.


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The VMware Labs flings monthly for January 2019

The VMware Labs flings monthly for January 2019

The VMware Labs flings monthly for January 2019

Back to the flings, this month there has been one new release: Policy Enforcer and four updates: ESXi Embedded Host Client, vSphere HTML5 Web Client, vSAN Hardware Compatibility List Checker and vSphere PKS Plugin.


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Building your own Virtual Appliances using OVF…

Building your own Virtual Appliances using OVF…

This has been a topic I have been wanting to write about for quite some time, especially as I get asked about this on fairly regular basis from both partners and customers. I normally point folks over to our official Virtual Appliance (VA) authoring tool, VMware Studio which includes a number of development resources to help get […]


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Feb 20 Webcast: Getting Started with VMware…

Feb 20 Webcast: Getting Started with VMware Cloud Automation SaaS Services

Feb 20 Webcast: Getting Started with VMware…

Join VMware’s Code De Arkland and Hicham Mourad on Feb 20 for a live demo addressing the common business challenges that organizations experience today when dealing with a multi-cloud world and how VMware Cloud Automation Services can address these challenges. Register now!


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PowerCLI Cookbook for vSAN

PowerCLI Cookbook for vSAN

PowerCLI Cookbook for vSAN

As someone who started using PowerShell since the first release, it is one of my favorite tools. Before coming to work in the vendor space, PowerShell was my go-to tool for management at scale. As an administrator that spent a considerable amount of time working with Windows physical and virtual machines, PowerShell made uniform management The post PowerCLI Cookbook for vSAN appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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Using Enhanced vMotion Compatibility for VMs in…

Using Enhanced vMotion Compatibility for VMs in the HTML5 vSphere Client

Using Enhanced vMotion Compatibility for VMs in…

This video shows how to use the HTML5-based vSphere Client to enable, disable, or change the Enhanced vMotion Compatibility mode at the virtual machine level. This per-virtual machine EVC feature allows you to migrate virtual machines beyond the cluster, and across vCenter Server systems and datacenters that have different processors.


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Understanding vSphere Health

Understanding vSphere Health

Understanding vSphere Health

A new powerful feature of vSphere 6.7 is vSphere Health. vSphere Health works to identify and resolve potential issues before they have an impact on a customer’s environment. Telemetry data is collected from the vSphere environment then used to analyze pre-conditions within customer environments. Discovered findings can be related to stability as well as incorrect The post Understanding vSphere Health appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.


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The VCP 2019 Certifications Are Here!

The VCP 2019 Certifications Are Here!

The VCP 2019 Certifications Are Here!

A couple of weeks ago I shared insight into our 2019 certification plans and timing. You can read that blog here. I’m happy to announce the new VCP 2019 certifications are now live! You can start earning them by passing any of the applicable exams, including the new DCV exam based on vSphere 6.7, The post The VCP 2019 Certifications Are Here! appeared first on VMware Education Services.


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Deploying NSX Data Center on the Cisco ACI…

Deploying NSX Data Center on the Cisco ACI Switch Fabric – On Demand Webcast

Deploying NSX Data Center on the Cisco ACI…

See what’s possible with NSX Data Center– from disaster recovery planning and planned downtime for upgrades to increased workload mobility. Check out VMware’s on demand webcast!


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Download Free Guide: Network Virtualization for…

Download Free Guide: Network Virtualization for Dummies

Download Free Guide: Network Virtualization for…

Is your network keeping up with the pace of the business? Being first to market and exceeding customers’ expectations are keys to success in today’s environment. You can’t afford a network that can’t keep up with the demands for cloud-hosted, distributed apps, and the increasing threats of cybercrim


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VMware Cloud on AWS Cloud Migration Deep Dive

VMware Cloud on AWS Cloud Migration Deep Dive

VMware Cloud on AWS Cloud Migration Deep Dive

In this webinar, you will learn how VMware Cloud on AWS helps simplify and accelerate the migration process. Not only will you see demos of different cloud migration scenarios in action, but you will also hear about customers’ cloud migration experience with VMware Cloud on AWS. You will learn about: – How VMware Cloud on AWS enables bi-directional migration at scale – How you can migrate applications with no re-architecture or conversions – How VMware Cloud on AWS seamlessly integrates with native AWS services – How off-the-shelf enterprise applications from Oracle, Microsoft, and SAP are supported by VMware Cloud on AWS and much more…Read More


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Free E-Book: Operationalizing VMware vSAN

Free E-Book: Operationalizing VMware vSAN

Free E-Book: Operationalizing VMware vSAN

Advertise here with BSA A while ago my colleague and friend Kevin Lees reached out to me and asked me if I could go over some material he wrote together with Paul Wiggett. He also asked me if I would be willing to write a foreword. When Kevin send the document over I literally finished it within a day. What […] The post Free E-Book: Operationalizing VMware vSAN appeared first on Yellow Bricks.


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How VMware snapshots work and how to use them

How VMware snapshots work and how to use them

How VMware snapshots work and how to use them

VMware snapshots help ease the burden of getting everything back up and running in the event of an unexpected failure. Learn how to use VM disk snapshots as restore points to minimize the damage from a patch or upgrade malfunction.


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VMware PKS 1.3 Now Generally Available with…

VMware PKS 1.3 Now Generally Available with Microsoft Azure Support

VMware PKS 1.3 Now Generally Available with…

We are excited to announce the general availability of VMware PKS 1.3 today. VMware PKS 1.3 adds rich features that enhance multi-cloud support, networking and security, management and operations. This release also includes support for Kubernetes 1.12. With these new features, VMware PKS 1.3 deliver


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Announcing General Availability of Cloud…

Announcing General Availability of Cloud Automation Services

Announcing General Availability of Cloud…

General Availability of Cloud Automation Services The Cloud Automation Services, including Cloud Assembly, Service Broker and Code Stream are now generally available – Sign up for a free 30-day trial today! Our cloud automation services make it easy and efficient for IT and developers to get what they need to build and deploy applications. The post Announcing General Availability of Cloud Automation Services appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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Introduction to VMware Cloud on AWS

Introduction to VMware Cloud on AWS

Introduction to VMware Cloud on AWS

In this webinar, you will learn about VMware Cloud on AWS, an integrated hybrid cloud offering jointly developed by AWS and VMware delivering a highly scalable, secure and innovative service that enables organizations to seamlessly migrate and extend their on-premises VMware vSphere-based environments to AWS running on next-generation Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) bare metal infrastructure. VMware and AWS have jointly discussed the challenges addressed by VMware Cloud on AWS, the architecture of the service, integration with native AWS services, unique benefits, and popular use cases. You will learn about consumption options, pricing, value-add services, total cost of ownership versus alternatives, and view some customer…Read More


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Save 15% Off vSphere Course Bundle – only for…

Save 15% Off vSphere Course Bundle – only for On Demand course delivery

Save 15% Off vSphere Course Bundle – only for…

Learning investments drive your business impact and success. Start the New Year with enabling yourself and validating your skills in installing, designing and managing VMware vSphere environments with VCP-DCV Certification. What’s more, you get to save 15% when you purchase these On Demand courses from now until February 1, 2019. Once your purchase The post Save 15% Off vSphere Course Bundle – only for On Demand course delivery appeared first on VMware Education Services.


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New vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vSAN…

New vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vSAN Released

New vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vSAN…

vSAN customers who use vRealize Log Insight will be interested to know that a new Log Insight content pack for vSAN was released this week. Version 2.1 of the vSAN content pack introduces some changes that are worth noting for environments that rely on Log Insight’s dashboard and alerting capabilities. For those unfamiliar to Log The post New vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for vSAN Released appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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8-week Online Course: Networking and Security…

8-week Online Course: Networking and Security Architecture with VMware NSX

8-week Online Course: Networking and Security…

Networking and Security Architecture with VMware NSX from VMware. This 8 week online course equips learners with the basics of network virtualization with VMware NSX. To get the most of this course, you should have familiarity with generic IT …Read More


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How to change the default CPU and Memory…

How to change the default CPU and Memory requirements for deploying the VMC vCenter Cloud Gateway

How to change the default CPU and Memory…

When deploying the VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) vCenter Cloud Gateway (VCG), there is a minimum amount of vCPU and memory that is required for deployment. For customers who wish to evaluate this solution for non-production usage, such as a lab environment, it would be nice to be able to reduce the requirements purely for testing […]


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Getting Started with VMware Skyline

Getting Started with VMware Skyline

Getting Started with VMware Skyline

Learn how to set up VMware Skyline on VMware Cloud Console, including creating Skyline organizations, associating support entitlements, and installing and registering Skyline Collectors. With Skyline on VMware Cloud Console, you can set up multiple organizations and easily manage user access and permissions. Learn more about VMware Skyline: http://www.vmware.com/go/skyline


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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 101: vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep…

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 101: vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep Dive

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 101: vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep…

If you are a VMware administrator or want to be one, there are several books out there that will definitely help you out and should be on your desk. A few that come to mind are vSphere Clustering Deep Dive, vSphere Host Resources Deep Dive, and vSAN Essentials. This month the authors of vSAN Essentials The post vSpeaking Podcast Episode 101: vSAN 6.7 U1 Deep Dive appeared first on Virtual Blocks.


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Announcing General Availability of vCloud Suite…

Announcing General Availability of vCloud Suite 2018 Platinum

Announcing General Availability of vCloud Suite…

vCloud Suite 2018 Platinum VMware vCloud Suite 2018 Platinum is now available for download! Cloud Management Platform with Intrinsic App Security As announced at VMworld 2018 in Barcelona, VMware is introducing vCloud Suite Platinum, VMware’s latest cloud management platform that helps IT enable developers to deliver VM and container-based applications with intrinsic security and consistent The post Announcing General Availability of vCloud Suite 2018 Platinum appeared first on VMware Cloud…Read More


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Instant Clone Microsoft Windows & VM Keystroke…

Instant Clone Microsoft Windows & VM Keystroke VMworld demo and code posted

Instant Clone Microsoft Windows & VM Keystroke…

Apologies for the delay in getting my VMworld 2018 demo and code posted online, I know a number of you have been asking about the Windows Instant Clone samples to get an idea on how to create your own customization scripts for managing more “recent” Microsoft Windows releases 😉 and perhaps you might even consider […]


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