VMware announce VMware Integrated OpenStack 3.0

During the VMworld US 2016, VMware announced the VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) 3.0 release. OpenStack is a framework that provides cloud-style APIs for the developers, and also some tools on the top. Developers needs not only to build applications but also provision them and scale up on an infrastructure. It is a …

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VMware Introduces Cross-Cloud Architecture

VMware has just announced a new Cross-Cloud Architecture. This is a new offering to help companies use hybrid-clouds with a number of major cloud service providers. There are AWS, Azure, Google and IBM Cloud listed and customers shall be able to run, manage and connect their VMs and applications withing a single pane …

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VMware Horizon 7 series

After a long period without blogging, I’m back. In the next weeks I will start a new blog series on Horizon 7. Before starting with planning and installation posts I will start an overview on what’s new in this version. Cloud Pod Architecture Cloud Pod Architecture has been expanded to support …

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Changes in vSphere editions and costs

VMware has recently announced that the vSphere Enterprise edition will be in End of Availability (“EoA”) by the end of June 2016. With the Enterprise edition, vSphere with Operations Management Standard and vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise will be EoA too. After these dates, you will only be able to purchase these …

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Install vRealize Operations for Horizon View 6

In this post we will outlines the high level steps to configure vROPS for View. I will assume you already have vRealize Operations Manager up and running. If you also need to setup vROPs you can find an “How to guide” here. Download the necessary components from VMware.com.  You’ll need the Horizon …

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Configuring PernixData FVP 3.0

In this post we will complete the blog series regarding FVP 3.0. We will configure the software for the usage. Blog series PernixData FVP 3.0 installation – part 1 PernixData FVP 3.0 configuration – part 2 Configuring FVP 3.0 Log onto the PernixData Management Console using the HTTP address we …

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Install PernixData FVP 3.0

PernixData has recently released the new version of his FVP product (see my post here), a software solution that accelerate workloads by using SSDs and RAM to cache reads and writes, lowering storage latency. In this blog series we will cover installation and configuration of FVP 3.0 Blog series PernixData …

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