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By: mhuppert | April 11, 2019

How to upload files to your VMware Technical Support Request

How to upload files to your VMware Technical...

VMware has introduced an improved process for uploading and attaching support files to your technical support requests via the My VMware customer portal.

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By: mhuppert | April 11, 2019

Designing a Shared Virtualized Infrastructure for Business Critical, Machine Learning and High-Performance Computing Workloads

Designing a Shared Virtualized Infrastructure...

The University of Groningen – Center for Information Technology The University of Groningen (UG) is a public research university, located in the north of the Netherlands. The university has over 5000 people on staff and over 30,000 students across its under-graduate and post-graduate populations. The Center for Information Technology (CIT) within UG provides computing resources The post Designing a Shared Virtualized Infrastructure for Business Critical, Machine Learning and High-Performance... Read More

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By: mhuppert | April 11, 2019

Updates to VM Compatibility and VMware Tools with vSphere 6.7 Update 2

Updates to VM Compatibility and VMware Tools...

Note: vSphere 6.7 Update 2 was recently announced and will soon be generally available as an update and download. With VMware Tools version 10.0 VMware took the decision to separate it’s release cycle from that of vSphere. On that note I’m pleased to announce that the latest release of the VMware Tools 10.3 codebase The post Updates to VM Compatibility and VMware Tools with vSphere 6.7 Update 2 appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.

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By: mhuppert | April 10, 2019

EMPOWER 2019 US – Recommended Self-Driving Operations Sessions

EMPOWER 2019 US – Recommended Self-Driving...

EMPOWER 2019 (US) is just one week away! For VMware partners who sell, implement, deploy, or build on VMware solutions, EMPOWER is the #1 elite technical and sales training program for all things VMware. We’re really excited about the Self-Driving Operations sessions on the slate at EMPOWER this year. Learn how Self-Driving Operations solidifies VMware’s The post EMPOWER 2019 US – Recommended Self-Driving Operations Sessions appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.

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By: mhuppert | April 10, 2019

15% OFF VMware Learning Zone Premium Subscription

15% OFF VMware Learning Zone Premium Subscription

Enjoy a full year of 24/7 cloud-based access to VMware’s video library for advanced technical professionals using VMware products and solutions at 15% OFF, now until 3 May, 2019. Visit the VMware online store to purchase the above subscription for a 15% discount and enjoy 24/7 access to training today. Once your purchase The post 15% OFF VMware Learning Zone Premium Subscription appeared first on VMware Education Services.
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By: mhuppert | April 10, 2019

Extending VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud to the Google Cloud

Extending VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud to the...

VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud seamlessly and more securely extends on-premises infrastructure to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Customers can simplify, automate and optimize network connections from their premises to the cloud, and deliver a consistent operational experience. Digital transformation is changing the way enterprises manage their IT resources including how and where mission-critical applications are accessed, The post Extending VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud to the Google Cloud appeared... Read More
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By: mhuppert | April 09, 2019

Isolated to Conformant: Testing Air-Gapped Kubernetes with Sonobuoy 0.14

Isolated to Conformant: Testing Air-Gapped...

Today we are releasing Sonobuoy 0.14.0, which delivers on one of our top roadmap goals: support for running Kubernetes end-to-end tests in air-gapped environments. It is now possible to run the end-to-end suite and validate your cluster’s state without Internet connectivity or investment in a custom, ad hoc work around. An open-source diagnostic tool, Sonobuoy The post Isolated to Conformant: Testing Air-Gapped Kubernetes with Sonobuoy 0.14 appeared first on Cloud Native Apps.
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By: mhuppert | April 09, 2019

#StorageMinute: Virtual Volumes (VVols) and UNMAP

#StorageMinute: Virtual Volumes (VVols) and UNMAP

Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver key topics via bite-size content. In this edition, we will take a look at Virtual Volumes (VVols) and UNMAP. Recently I’ve had a few conversations on VVols and UNMAP asking whether UNMAP works with VVols and if so how. The short answer is yes Trim/UNMAP work very well The post #StorageMinute: Virtual Volumes (VVols) and UNMAP appeared first on Virtual Blocks.
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By: mhuppert | April 09, 2019

Exploring Open Source IoT Through an Automotive Lens – Part 3, Thoughts and Next Steps

Exploring Open Source IoT Through an Automotive...

By Malini Bhandaru and Alexandre Courouble In the first two posts of this three-part series, we looked at the current state of open source offerings in the IoT space and then described a proof of concept automotive IoT solution. While satisfying in many ways, the task highlighted the need for IoT frameworks that handled common tasks The post Exploring Open Source IoT Through an Automotive Lens – Part 3, Thoughts and Next Steps appeared first on VMware Open Source Blog.
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By: mhuppert | April 09, 2019

Intel’s new assault on the data center: 56-core Xeons, 10nm FPGAs, 100gig Ethernet

Intel's new 56-core Xeons, 10nm FPGAs, 100gig...

Intel today launched a barrage of new products for the data center, tackling almost every enterprise workload out there. The company's diverse range of products highlights how today's data center is more than just processors, with network controllers, customizable FPGAs, and edge device processors..
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By: mhuppert | April 09, 2019

VMware vSphere Update Manager Enhancements in vSphere 6.7 Update 2

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vCenter Server 6.7 Update 2 has been announced and will soon be generally available as an update and download, and with it come quite a few enhancements to the VMware vSphere Update Manager Interface! Back in October, I covered some enhancements within vSphere 6.7 Update 1. vSphere 6.7 Update 1 did bring feature parity to The post VMware vSphere Update Manager Enhancements in vSphere 6.7 Update 2 appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.
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By: mhuppert | April 09, 2019

Enhanced vCenter Server Audit Event & Logging in vSphere 6.7 Update 2

Enhanced vCenter Server Audit Event & Logging...

A couple of years back I had published a detailed analysis on vCenter Server's Authentication (AuthN) and Authorization (AuthZ) from an auditing and logging standpoint. This has been the go to reference for many of our customers and the posts also includes a number of log samples which I have documented in the following Github
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By: mhuppert | April 08, 2019

Use Persistent Memory with Go

Use Persistent Memory with Go

With the release of the new open source project, Go-pmem-transaction, support for byte-addressable persistent memory with Go programming language is now available. Announced as early as 2015, persistent memory technology has started to appear in servers only recently. Persistent memory provides RAM-like access time with the added benefit of persistence. It offers huge potential to reduce the execution time and The post Use Persistent Memory with Go appeared first on VMware Open Source Blog.
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By: mhuppert | April 08, 2019

How to immediately refresh the network GuestInfo using VMware Tools?

How to immediately refresh the network...

We all know the benefits of installing VMware Tools into your guest operating system which also includes additional functionality such as the Guest Operations APIs, allowing administrators to perform operations directly within the guest (credentials required), even if networking is not available. In addition to all these benefits, customers also get better visibility into the
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By: mhuppert | April 08, 2019

#StorageMinute: VVols and UNMAP

#StorageMinute: VVols and UNMAP

How do VVols and UNMAP work together? For more information visit https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2112333?lang=en_US
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