vCenter Architecture

Architectural changes to vCenter server in vSphere 6

vCenter Server 6 has some fundamental architectural changes compared to vCenter Server Server 5.5. The multitude of components that existed in vCenter Server 5.x has been consolidated in vCenter Server 6 to have only two components vCenter Management Server and Platform Services Controller, formerly vCenter Server Single Sign-On. The Platform Services Controller (PSC) provides a…


VMware: Data Center & Cloud Management – Introduction

I covered Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Cloud options from VMware in my other post here Let us learn couple of more new offerings from VMware today. VMware: Data Center & Cloud Management 1) vRealize Suite 2) vRealize Operations Insight 3) vRealize Automation (formerly vCloud Automation Center)   vRealize Suite: VMware vRealize Suite is…


Automating vSphere with VMware vCenter Orchestrator

Unleash the Power of vCenter Orchestrator to Automate Tasks and Improve Efficiency   Today, VMware administrators are responsible for far more infrastructure, servers, and services than ever before. To succeed, they must take full advantage of opportunities to automate and orchestrate their vSphere environments. In Automating vSphere with VMware vCenter Orchestrator, three-time vExpert Cody Bunch…


VMware vRealize Operations Performance and Capacity Management

A hands-on guide to mastering performance and capacity management in a virtual data center About This Book Understand the drawbacks of traditional paradigm and management that make performance and capacity management difficult in SDDC Master the counters in vCenter and vRealize Operations by discovering what they mean and their interdependencies Build rich dashboards using a…