Bezoar – A Self Healing Cloud

I know most of you guys would love to see messy things getting rectified automatically right? But hey stop! Do you know how much of effort it has to go into to make a robotic model. Yeah you got it Continue reading Bezoar – A Self Healing Cloud

New Book – VMware vCloud Security

A Sneak Peek of the Cover   What this book covers Welcome to VMware vCloud Security. In this book, you will learn how to mitigate the security threats on a private cloud running VMware vCloud Director. This book will enable Continue reading New Book – VMware vCloud Security

EMEA vBrownBag – VCAP-CIA Objective 4

Last Tuesday, I have given a Podcast on VCAP-CIA Objective 4. Here I talked about managing complex vCloud Director Networks. I hope you will find it good. Above is the embedded video.   You can download the presentation here: EMEAvBrownbagvStretchCloud-Obj4

Disaster Recovery of Stretch Deployed VM (DCE) in vCloud Hybrid Service aka vCHS

Yesterday, I talked about the Data Center Extension (DCE) to the vCHS from your on Prem and a whole gamut of steps you need to perform for this. I have also talked about the DCE Use Case and the Service Continue reading Disaster Recovery of Stretch Deployed VM (DCE) in vCloud Hybrid Service aka vCHS

Data Center Extension to VMware vCloud Hybrid Service aka vCHS

With the release of vCC 2.0, most of you have noticed that we have introduced a new feature called Data Center Extension aka DCE within vCC 2.0. Now we want to show case how you can leverage that functionality with Continue reading Data Center Extension to VMware vCloud Hybrid Service aka vCHS

Data Protection Service for vCloud Hybrid Service – Offering a Freemium Tier

With the release of VMware vCloud Hybrid Service, we saw how VMware  brought goodness in Public Cloud. I have already talked about Offline Data Transfer which comes with vCHS and how you can large On-Prem data to VMware vCloud Hybrid Service. Continue reading Data Protection Service for vCloud Hybrid Service – Offering a Freemium Tier

vCD Elastic Allocation Pool FUD is back

  Problem Statement With Allocation Pool VDC and with 100% memory reservation, we still cannot use the entire VM memory reservation allocated. This is due to the “by design” problem of having VM memory overhead in vSphere. That means if Continue reading vCD Elastic Allocation Pool FUD is back

Don’t get confused with vCD PAYG Model Resource Commitment

I know many of you must have not noticed this anomaly in the vCD UI while creating your Org VDC. So what am I talking about here. Well, we all know that there are three Allocation models in the VMware Continue reading Don’t get confused with vCD PAYG Model Resource Commitment

Sub Allocate IP Pools – Further segregating External Network IP Pool in vCloud Director

vCloud 5.1 brought us many new features and some are very useful. If you look at the Use Cases for these features, you would absolutely love it. One of such a feature is Sub Allocate IP Pool. While you create Continue reading Sub Allocate IP Pools – Further segregating External Network IP Pool in vCloud Director

vCloud Director Appliance could not generate certificate – Are you deploying it from ESXi Directly or vCenter

Do you have a vCloud Director Appliance and you are deploying it from ESXi by directly logging in to the ESXi using vSphere Client? Beware, you may end up receiving certificate generate error while at the deployment stage as below: Continue reading vCloud Director Appliance could not generate certificate – Are you deploying it from ESXi Directly or vCenter