Category Archives: VMware

NSX-T a.k.a NSX Cloud API tips and tricks

NSX-T has lots of interesting capabilities, but due to the rapid development and release cycle many are only available via API calls right now. Making a request While the NSX-T documentation has some nice examples such as: Configure an L2VPN … Continue reading

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VMC on AWS – Sign up for a paid trial

VMware announced sometime back the availability to rent bare-metal vSphere hosts in an AWS data center, with such perks as the (included) ability to stretch from your existing data center and “local” no-egress-charge access to AWS features like S3. They … Continue reading

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Day 9: VMware Center for Advanced Learning – Advanced Architecture Course

Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Presentation day! After lots of long hours working on the deck and the talking points, the presentation was delivered.  We had a panel of 9 experts sitting in as the client, responding to the … Continue reading

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Day 8: VMware Center for Advanced Learning – Advanced Architecture Course

Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Containers, PKS, PCF, Docker, K8, Developer cloud, machine learning. Emerging technology, but lots of similar-but-different info on the last day and almost all PowerPoint-delivered.  HoL or actually writing code would have been nice. 5 … Continue reading

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Day 6: VMware Center for Advanced Learning – Advanced Architecture Course

Day 1 2 3 4 5 3/5 of the team met for 7 hours on Sunday to hash out the presentation a little more and do some script writing.  In a decent place probably, but lots to do. Day 6 … Continue reading

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Day 5: VMware Center for Advanced Learning – Advanced Architecture Course

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Good day, and welcome to Day 5.  Last day for this week, it’s been a firehose of information so far.  Today is NSX in the morning, use cases, -V, -T and NSX … Continue reading

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Day 4: VMware Center for Advanced Learning – Advanced Architecture Course

Day 1  Day 2  Day 3 Another whirlwind day covering VDD & VCF, VMC on AWS, Cloud Management and Enterprise App Architecture. Quote heard today: “SDDC should be “Software Defined Application Platform” how can we design a datacenter w/o ever mentioning … Continue reading

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Day 3: VMware Center for Advanced Learning – Advanced Architecture Course

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 is covering Business Transformation, how the people roles and processes will need to transition to supporting a new solution.   Lots about discovery, a transformation road map (where they are, where they need to be … Continue reading

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Day 2: VMware Center for Advanced Learning – Advanced Architecture Course

Day 1: VMware Center for Advanced Learning – Advanced Architecture Course Day 2 kicks off learning to whiteboard the Value Model: how to work with clients to list needs, outcomes, problems and correlate and prioritize them. Then we are into … Continue reading

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vSphere 6.5 iSCSI port binding

I was goofing around with my home lab and ran into an interesting tidbit regarding iSCSI port binding in 6.5. The documentation from VMware says: Browse to the host in the vSphere Web Client navigator. Click the Configure tab. Under Networking, click Virtual switches, and select … Continue reading

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