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Integrating vRealize Operations with OpenShift Container Platform

Integrate vROps with OpenShift internally shipped Prometheus. Continue readingIntegrating vRealize Operations with OpenShift Container Platform

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vRealize Operations Node Architecture and Internals

Since I started to work with vRealize Operations (vROps) I was amazed by its flexible architecture: by means of a single virtual appliance you can deploy scale-out, high availability and even business continuity deployments. It is extremely flexible as it is suitable for any kind of environment, from small organizations with few systems to big…Continue readingvRealize Operations Node Architecture and Internals

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App Discovery with vRealize Network Insight

This post is largely based on a project I executed with Atif Qadeer and I am reusing here some stuff he created. Atif is a vRNI super expert, Hands On Lab creator, Office of the CTO Ambassador for VMware. vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) is a network operations management solution available On-Premise and SaaS that allows…Continue readingApp Discovery with vRealize Network Insight

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Credential-less Service Discovery with vROps

vRealize Operations (On-Premise and SaaS) allows you to discover services running in each VM and then builds relationship or dependency between the services from different VMs. In addition to that you are provided with basic metrics and properties for discovered services. ​vROps Service Discovery supports some services, but not any service, the supported services are…Continue readingCredential-less Service Discovery with vROps

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Painting the new Cappella Sistina. In the Cloud.

Running a business is art. Cloud Operating Model helps you becoming an artist of success.Continue readingPainting the new Cappella Sistina. In the Cloud.

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vRA SaltStack Config – Pillars

Salt Pillars are key elements to have parametric Salt State files allowing them to be more flexible and reusable. Here is an introduction to Salt PillarContinue readingvRA SaltStack Config – Pillars

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vRA SaltStack Config – Top Files

So far we played with Salt State files to apply configurations to Minions and we learned that these are generic by design and describe only what configuration should be achieved. And we used the concept of Targeting to specify where one, or more, State should be applied. In this post I’ll try to cover a different…Continue readingvRA SaltStack Config – Top Files

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VMworld 2021

Imagine that: great tech, great guests, great customers stories, great you! October 6-7 in the virtual Barcelona this year.Continue readingVMworld 2021

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Pipeline Automation with vRealize Automation (Code Stream)

vRealize Automation is made up of multiple components, one of them is Code Stream that allows users to automate application and infrastructure delivery process with release pipelinemanagement, including visibility and analytics into active pipelines and their status for troubleshooting. To be honest I was not a fan of Code Stream and when a customer engagement…Continue readingPipeline Automation with vRealize Automation (Code Stream)

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vRA SaltStack Config – Configure git fileserver

Salt relies on files (e.g. State files, Reactor config files, Pillars, etc.), for this reason it comes with a simple file server suitable for distributing files to the Salt Minions. The file server is a stateless ZeroMQ server that comes with the Salt Master. The main goal of the Salt file server is to present…Continue readingvRA SaltStack Config – Configure git fileserver