Virtual Maestro: What is Software Defined Datacenter (SDDC)?
Software Defined is now a days common term used in the virtualization and cloud solutions. You may have also seen terms like below.
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Monitoring vCenter Health Remotely with #vRealize Operations – Part 2
In Part 1 of this blog, I discussed how you can monitor vCenter’s vPostgres database remotely using Blue Medora’s Management Pack for PostgreSQL. For those of you with larger environments with Oracle or MS SQL databases supporting vCenter, you’ll want to monitor those as well. In this blog I’ll step through how one can monitor a Microsoft SQL server remotely using vRealize Operations Manager. Similar steps can be taken to monitor an Oracle database remotely with Blue Medora’s Management Pack for Oracle. This includes setting up the requisite credentials on the SQL server, creating relationships to vCenter, and a custom dashboard that shows SQL performance for vCenter.
Design options with vCloud Director vApps (via Virtualisatieadvies)
When consuming IaaS based on VMware vCloud director, the use of vApps is mandatory. Therefore it is important to make the phenomenon vApp a key component of the virtual data center design, more so because next to advantages, there are disadvantages as well that should be taken into account.
#VMware vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) 6.X Architecture (via Virtual Maestro)
VMware vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) 6 helps IT admins to monitor, troubleshoot, and manage the health and capacity of virtual environment. vRealize Operations is a suite that includes vCenter Infrastructure Navigator (VIN), vRealize Configuration Manager (vCM), vRealize Log Insight, and vRealize Hyperic.