vSphere Beta coming soon…. (via Yellow Bricks)
If you are one of those guys (or girls of course) who likes to stay on top of his (or her) game, wouldn’t it be nice to be able to test the upcoming vSphere Beta? I know I got excited about all the cool new functionality that is introduced in it. I can’t share any details unfortunately it is a private beta and those details can only be shared under NDA… However, the Beta is open for everyone to register. So if you have a home-lab, a lab at work, you want to test stuff nested… Make sure to sign up here: VMware vSphere Beta Interest Capture.
Configuring vRealize Log Insight Agent on MS SQL Server 2012
There’s a lot of information available about the SQL Server Content Pack for Log Insight, but actually trying to use it reveals a lot of gaps. So, here’s what I’ve done to get my SQL Server 2012 R2 instances to correctly report their information to vRealize Log Insight and show up in the Content Pack […]
Licensing Options for your vSphere Home Lab (via Wahl Network)
Looking to snag VMware licenses for your home lab adventures? Check out what I’m using, plus other options that don’t break the budget!
VMware boasts NSX security functions at RSA 2016 (via TechTarget)
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger talked about where the security world stands, where it can go and how NSX fits in.
Meta-Monitoring: Microsoft SCOM in VMware vRealize Operations
By: Bekah Suttner, Blue Medora, Microsoft SCOM expert Let’s face it, your company is probably juggling a few monitoring platforms. With so many balls in the air, it can be tough to agree about what’s going wrong when the clock is ticking on a troubleshoot. Blue Medora, a leader in VMware integrations, has released the […] The post Meta-Monitoring: Microsoft SCOM in VMware vRealize Operations appeared first on VMware Cloud Management .
VxRail First Impressions, Installation, Configuration (part 1)
Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is the cool kid of the block at the moment, and proof of this is that big name companies like Cisco and EMC/VCE have recently announced their own solutions in this space to compete with market leader Nutanix.
The predictive analytics in vSphere with Ops Mgt solves prob faster and manage better
The predictive analytics in vSphere with Operations Management help you solve problems faster and manage resources better. The unified command console shows you key performance indicators and gives you a comprehensive view into current and potential issues.
Switching + Routing + Firewall + Load Balancing + VPN AC + QoS=NSX. http://vmw.re/1QIP1Ts
Switching + Routing + Firewalling + Load Balancing + VPN Access Control + Quality of Service = VMware NSX. Learn how VMware NSX is delivering the software-defined datacenter today: http://vmw.re/1QIP1Ts
An Overview of Blue Medora’s “Oracle on VMware” Solutions! (via vXpress)
More and more of Blue Medora’s customers are choosing to run their Oracle workloads on VMware. This choice comes with spectacular benefits such as server consolidation and licensing savings, as well as new challenges. One of the biggest challenges is effectively monitoring the Oracle workloads in context of the underlying VMware layers. Blue Medora has created solutions to address this specific pain point of virtualization, which helps you keep your Oracle environments running smoothly.
Achieving Micro segmentation with Log Insight
The other week I presented at both Melbourne and Sydney VMware User Group conferences. This was a one day conference that consists of vendors, community, and partner presentation. The focus is on technical content for users by users. I submitted a presentation on Log Insight and NSX which was accepted. The fact is that most … Continue reading “Achieving Micro segmentation with Log Insight”