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ESXi 7 on Raspberry Pi & ARM

For what feels like a couple of years, VMware has been teasing us with the idea that a later version of ESXi will run on ARM processors. At VMworld 2019 in Europe, ARM had their own stand which was managed by VMware employees (including Alexander Frankichen) from the ARM team....
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How to provide feedback directly to VMware 1-on-1

Being able to provide feedback to hardware and software vendors is challenging. Most companies will allow you to send in your suggestions or product feedback via an online form or ticket which can work out okay. However, there is nothing better than being able to talk to someone at the...
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Using vRealize Operations to identify Zombie VMs

This month the vExpert Cloud Management team challenged its members to utilise VMware Cloud Management tools to locate Zombie VMs. If we were able to do this, we were awarded a free T-Shirt and some trees planted in our name in the Amazon Rainforest. Quite a cool idea! Of course,...
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Migrating AWS EC2 Instances to VMware (Free software)

Earlier this week I posted about how to Migrate VMware Virtual Machines into AWS EC2 instances. I had a lot of interest from this post (1000's hits in the first 24 hours) and several people have asked me about migrating AWS EC2 Instances back to VMware Virtual Machines. So here...
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Migrating VMware VMs to AWS – A to Z (Zero Cost)

There comes a time when you might need to leverage the benefits a public cloud such as AWS has, to host some applications. In my day to day experience, this generally applies to public-facing web applications. There are many benefits as to why you might want to migrate such an...
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vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) 7.5 – What’s New?

Queue an announcment of a massive update to vROps - Proof that VMware is committed to full cloud management (in a single pane of glass) via their flagship, award-winning, cloud management solution, vRealize Operations Manager. There are dozens of very useful and exciting changes in this release, I'm actually surprised...
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Should I consider VMware Cloud on AWS for my business?

The underlying concepts of "Hybrid Cloud" are not new to the IT industry but the way in which they are delivered certainly is. It was back at VMworld 2017 where I recall VMware's vision being presented on stage by Pat Gelsinger: And these comments are true; a real VMware hybrid...
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VMware Cloud on AWS – Now on-premises! – AWS Outposts

Today AWS announced AWS Outposts. This new service will allow you to extend your AWS VPC back to your on-premises datacenter while letting you consume AWS services but run them in your own datacenter! Essentially, it will be an on-premises version of AWS. This means you can choose to deploy your...
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vRealize Operations – vROps – Policies. What, Why, How?

What is a policy? A policy in vROps is a set of rules (Analysis, Automation, Alerts & Symptoms) which are applied to a series of objects. You can create groups of objects and assign a different policy for different groups. On initial setup, there will be a "Default Policy" It...
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