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Greenfield vCloud Automation Center Deployment on Nutanix

Last week, before the 9/9 release of new the vCloud Suite software versions, i was asked by a potential Nutanix customer how long it will take from the moment the Nutanix block arrives on-site until a vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) environment can be up and running and ready for virtual machine (VM) deployments. 881 more words


vCloud Automation Center (aka vRealize Automation) 6.1 Upgrade – tips and issues

Tips when preparing for the 6.1 upgrade:

  • If you are planning on upgrading your 6.0.x vCAC environment to 6.1, follow the instructions in this doc and pay close attention to the details: …
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New VMware releases 2014-09-09

Today, 2014-09-09, VMware released new versions of many products included in vCloud Suite:

  • VMware ESXi 5.5.0 Update 2 – release notes here
  • VMware vCenter Server 5.5 Update 2 – release notes…
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The Scoop - Post VMworld Edition

Well that was exciting.  I wouldn’t call the announcements made at VMworld revolutionary, however I would say that VMware continues to innovate.  Some expected vSphere 6 to be released but instead we saw hints of what will be included in vSphere 6 including (but not limited to) Fault Tolerance for virtual machines with multiple vCPU (up to 4) as well as the ability to vMotion virtual machines both between vCenter Servers as well as at a long-distance (up to 100ms round-trip latency).  465 more words


vCAC 6.0 Tenant Identity store disappearing

The combination SSO and vCAC 6.0, regardless whether the vCAC Identity Appliance is used, a VMware SSO appliance (as part of the vCenter appliance) or a vCenter SSO installation on Windows, results in a 90-day “time bomb”. 524 more words


vCloud Automation Center bullet points

Just a quick couple of points from the past couple of days:

  1. vCloud Automation Center will be renamed vRealize Automation
  2. The minimal vCAC deployment is NOT just for POCs, it is suitable for production up to ~1000 VMs…
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VMworld 2014: Software-Defined Data Center and vCloud Suite Roadmap

This session brought by Fausta Ibarra and Wayne Greene, both from VMware, was all about the roadmap and missions for SDDC and the vCloud Suite. I will share the highlights of this session with you in case you missed it. 487 more words