List of posts in the Category: Virtualization & Cloud

How to programmatically collect metric values from vROps

Purpose Few customers inquired about how they can collect metric values directly from vROps. They majorly wanted to get that information using REST API’s. I wrote [another blog post detailing how you can do it]Learn all about vROps REST notifications and REST APIs in 60 minutes. I wrote a python script to automatically collect metric values from vR Automation Python vRealize Operations How to

Learn all about vROps REST notifications and REST APIs in 60 minutes

Purpose vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) is an absolutely amazing and must have tool for any virtualised datacenter. Out of the box (OOTB), it provides a lot of functionalities. Unlike custom dashboards and super metrics, REST API’s are less explored areas of vROps. For notifications, we typically use “Send an Email” as a notification option. Th vRealize Operations How to

Learn basic to advance vSAN in 80 minutes

Purpose If you are working in Virtualization and Cloud space, then you must have heard about Software Defined Storage (SDS). It is part of Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) (a term coined by VMware). Since VMware started the SDDC journey and is a pioneer in this technology, so, today I am going to cover VMware solution in this space. Virtual SAN VSAN

Learn all about vRealize Log Insight in under 90 minutes

Purpose This post is aimed towards anyone who does a lot of Log Analysis. In this post I showcased the capabilities of VMware vRealize Log Insight. This will enable you to confidently utilise this tool to not only analyse the diverse logs that you can think of but also visualise the patterns and much more. So, if you are a hands on person who loves How to vRealize LogInsight

Learn Advance PowerCLI in under 100 minutes

Purpose Automation in a virtualised datacenter is must for any IT-Admin. PowerShell is perhaps the most important tool in such virtualised datacenter. For VMware environment PowerCLI provides that capability to the admins. This is the second session on PowerCLI, covering the advance topics. If you are just starting or plan to start with PowerShell, Automation PowerCLI How to

vRA 7.2 - Auto-Scale , Application Authoring, Container, On-Demand LB

Purpose Today I got to demo advance capabilities and various possibilities in & around vRA 7.2 (vRealize Automation) to an audience. This involved auto-scaling, on-demand load balancers, application authoring and containers. So, if you are a cloud admin or infra admin and wondering what features you can implement using vRA, then this post shows few How to vRealize Automation vRealize Orchestrator

Learn basics of PowerShell & PowerCLI under 1.5 hours

Purpose Automation in datacenter is a must for any IT-Admin. And scripting is the most important skill they can have. PowerShell is the most important scripting language in today’s virtualised environment. This is a session on basics of PowerShell and PowerCLI which I did for a customer. If you are just starting or plan to start with PowerShell and Automation PowerCLI How to

Automating Infrastructure with vRealize Code Stream and Artifactory

Purpose The purpose of this post is to show how to automate infrastructure in virtualized dataceter through vRealize Code Stream and using other tools like Artifactory. Target audience for this post are System Admins, Cloud Admins etc. who are not full fledged developers but has some experience in scripting and automation or building blueprints in How to DevOps vRealize Code Stream vRealize Automation