VOA – Customize vROps 6.1 Reports to your needs
I’ve done many vSphere Health Checks in the past using vRealize Operations or short vROps. This post is about how to enrich the built-in VOA Reports. If you have no idea what a VOA is, please read this first. Even…
vRealize Operations – Missing Storage and Datastore Metrics
When it comes to troubleshooting in a virtualized environment, the component which is shared most often between the hosts, is most likely a cause of a performance problem. If you look at raw performance metrics you may ask yourself, is it good…
vROps Management Packs by Blue Medora
Big picture drawing, intelligent metric analysis and dynamic thresholds, complete datacenter monitoring, event correlation, easy to consume dashboards, reporting, heatmaps, application and service monitoring, automated actions and remediations, dependency mappings … Sounds familiar? Sure! Most of the Monitoring-Solutions vendors are promising…
vSphere Optimization Assessment – VOA
vSphere Optimization Assessment – VOA Do you have a vSphere environment that has grown over the last couple of years? Do you have the feeling that many of the provisioned VMs are oversized? Are your troubleshooting activities cost you time…
Virtualizing Big Data at VMware IT – Starting Out at Small Scale
The Hadoop-based system running on vSphere that is described here was architected by Rajit Saha, (who provided the material for this blog) and a team from VMware’s IT department. This article describes the technical infrastructure for a VMware internal IT project that was built and deployed in 2015 for analyzing VMware’s own business data.. Details […] The post Virtualizing Big Data at VMware IT – Starting Out at Small Scale appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog .
OpenStack Networking with @VMwareNSX, Part 3
Today’s blog post is the final entry in a series by Marcos Hernandez , one of the OpenStack specialists in VMware’s Networking & Security Business Unit (NSBU). Part 1 discussed the basics of the Neutron integration for VMware NSX. Part 2 discussed foundational integrations for L2 and L3 network services.
vCloud Air Disaster Recovery Tutorial 7: Advanced Concepts
This is the seventh and last tutorial in the series to help you get started with vCloud Air Disaster Recovery. This tutorial covers advanced concepts of the service, including how, in the event of a failure, you can authenticate against the local Active Directory service instead of running in the cloud.
VMware cranks up container efforts with open-source Photon Controller
The Photon Controller is a component of VMware’s much-hyped Photon Platform , a new infrastructure stack built for running “cloud native” (or containerized) applications that the company rolled out at this year’s VMworld event. Other components of the Photon Platform include Photon OS , a new, stripped down Linux; and Photon Machine, a lightweight version of its ESX hypervisor.
VMworld 2015: VAPP4990 – Customer Panel: SAP HANA on vSphere Deployments
This panel discussion will focus on our customers success stories when deploying SAP HANA on vSphere in the following verticals Technology, Cloud Computing, Retail, and Security. Customers will discuss their decisions to use SAP HANA as their databases of record and the rationale behind migrating from expensive dedicated physical appliances to SAP HANA on vSphere using the Tailored Data Center Integration Model. Customers will share how they successfully virtualized SAP HANA in the public or private cloud economically with high performance while … Continue reading
Scaling Performance for VAIO in vSphere 6.0 U1
by Chien-Chia Chen vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering (VAIO) is a framework that enables third-party software developers to implement data services, such as caching and replication, to vSphere. Figure 1 below shows the general architecture of VAIO. Once I/O filter libraries are installed to a virtual disk (VMDK), every I/O request generated from the guest […] The post Scaling Performance for VAIO in vSphere 6.0 U1 appeared first on VMware VROOM! Blog .
VMware App Volumes 2.10 – A Unique Solution For Real-Time Application Lifecycle Management
I can’t believe it – it’s been nearly a year since we released VMware App Volumes 2.5! We have been innovating at a rapid pace, shipping several releases throughout the year with new features such as storage groups, multi-vCenter Server support and enhancements to VHD to name a few.
Configuring NSX-v 6.2 as a Load Balancer for the vSphere Platform Services Controller
VMware released NSX-v (NSX for vSphere) 6.2 back on August 20, 2015. With its release the NSX team introduced support to use NSX-v as a load balancer for the vSphere Platform Services Controller (PSC) for highly available deployments (Release Notes). This is a key new feature that enables customers to further leverage existing NSX-v deployments […] The post Configuring NSX-v 6.2 as a Load Balancer for the vSphere Platform Services Controller appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog .
vCPU to pCPU Ratios – Are they still relevant?
One question I’m commonly asked (aka weekly if not daily) is what are the perfect pCPU to vCPU ratios that I should plan for, and operate to, for maximum performance. I wanted to document my perspective for easy future reference. The answer? There is no common ratio and in fact, this line of thinking will […] The post vCPU to pCPU Ratios – Are they still relevant? appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog .