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Pivotal Container Service and VMware NSX-T

We know the challenges with the abstraction layer from compute stack and bringing other stacks (storage & network) close to compute including HCI (Hyper-Converged Infrastructure), Software Defined Datacenter technologies are always trying to bridge the gap with another abstraction layer Docker/Containers. As we see the progress towards vendor independence approach, VMware trying to fill the gap…

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VMware vSphere Integrated Containers 1.3 Virtual Container Host (VCH) Creation steps

If you are a developer and planning to run your container workloads in VMware/vSphere products, you will be impressed with new release of VIC 1.3, which helps you to create the containers easily even from the vSphere client interface. Newest version enhances stability and delivers a new graphical-user interface to guide users through the creation…

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VMware NSX for vSphere 6.4: Application and Protocol Identification

VMware NSX 6.4 started solving some of firewall challenges by adding the features like context- aware firewall, which enhances the visibility at the application level and helps to override the problem of application permeability. Visibility at the application layer helps you to monitor the workloads better from a resource, compliance, and security point of view.…

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VMware Real Time Scenario 21 (Update Manager)

Question:   Do you know the recent security patches released for Intel Spectre and Meltdown? Have you patched ESXi servers (Cluster/stand alone/DMZ/Lab)? Can you share couple of issues you ran into while patching those hosts? Answer:    This is hot topic for many Administrators not limited to VMware to start the new year 2018. Some background for…

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Cloud Native Apps get a boost with NSX-T 2.1

VMworld 2017 revealed lot of secrets about NexGen networking solution NSX-T which gives ideal Architecture for Cloud Native Apps. With the transformation of Applications architecture with Docker/Container/K8’s which requires great enhancements in Compute/Network stacks. Unlike traditional NSX which relies on VMware products like vCenter/ESXi/VTEP, this new product comes with support for multiple hypervisors (What happened…

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VMware NSX/Kubernetes and F5 – A Cloud Native App Integration

Have you ever thought of Docker/Container network integration with SDN Layer? The solution leveraging VMware NSX and F5 addresses many of the requirements of these emerging application architectures. The integration between these solutions provides customers many benefits, such as the ability to leverage and re-use existing investment in their load balancing resources, provides a solution…

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