Oracle announces “The Oracle Public Cloud Command-Line Interface”

Yes Oracle announced their much awaited OPC CLI utility. The Oracle Public Cloud Command-Line Interface is a utility to enable management of your cloud environment from the command line. The current release supports the Compute Service, with additional service support coming Continue reading Oracle announces “The Oracle Public Cloud Command-Line Interface”

How to use Browser based REST Client for Oracle Public Cloud REST API

In my last article I discussed about deploying applications on top of OPC using Bitnami and promised that we will base this article for further development of OPC based environments programatically. One of the main component of such development is knowing Continue reading How to use Browser based REST Client for Oracle Public Cloud REST API

Experimenting with the REST API – What Tools can I use? – Part V

Author : Michael A. Haines In this blog post we are going to continue looking at the common tools that enable you to interact with the REST API and in particular the Firefox RESTClient 2.0.3 Extension. We will cover : Continue reading Experimenting with the REST API – What Tools can I use? – Part V

A battle well fought with Ruby, Typhoeus & libcURL

Lately I am working on little too much on VMware Integrated OpenStack and trying to make every possible configuration automated. As you know VIO (VMware Integrated OpenStack) exposed the same OpenStack API, however, this is not the case with some of Continue reading A battle well fought with Ruby, Typhoeus & libcURL

NSX for vSphere and VXLAN UDP Port Number

Author : Michael A. Haines, Prasenjit Sarkar In this blog post I thought it might be a good idea to share with you the current state of the VXLAN default port number and how this is implemented in the current Continue reading NSX for vSphere and VXLAN UDP Port Number

Experimenting with the REST API – What Tools can I use? – Part IV

Author: Michael A. Haines & Prasenjit Sarkar In part III of this blog series on the common REST API tools, we started looking at some of the more commonly used tools that can be used to interact with the REST API. Continue reading Experimenting with the REST API – What Tools can I use? – Part IV

Changing NSX for vSphere Manager logging behaviour using REST API

Author: Michael A. Haines & Prasenjit Sarkar Here is an Interesting question that comes up from time to time, and is related to the NSX for vSphere Manager and logging, and in particular, what is the default logging behaviour of the NSX Continue reading Changing NSX for vSphere Manager logging behaviour using REST API

Experimenting with the REST API – What Tools can I use? – Part III

Author : Michael A. Haines, Prasenjit Sarkar In the third part (and subsequent posts) of this blog series on the REST API, we are going to focus on a few of the common tools that enable you to interact with Continue reading Experimenting with the REST API – What Tools can I use? – Part III

Introduction to the REST API – Part II

This is part II of the introduction to the REST API blog post. In part one we covered the basic aspects of what REST is really all about, and introduced some of the key concepts such as the REST constraints and REST Continue reading Introduction to the REST API – Part II

Introduction to the REST API – Part I

There is no doubt in my mind that you are aware of the REST API, as for the past several years it has gained tremendous momentum. VMware has spent a great deal of engineering time in making all of VMware’s Continue reading Introduction to the REST API – Part I