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The Easy Button For Using VMware vSphere With An OpenStack Cloud

The company I work for, Platform9, made two announcements this week. The first is that we have closed a Series B round of funding… 164 more words


Platform9 scores $10 million to manage mixed clouds

Platform9 is a startup built on the premise that companies running VMware also want to move to the cloud and ensure that their current vSphere software will work with their cloud deployment, provided they choose OpenStack to run their cloud. 445 more words


New VMware Fling - HTML5 Embedded Host Client for ESXi

The clever bods at VMware labs have just released another new Fling… and this one’s a damn awesome Fling!


What it allows you to do (after installing the VIB) is to open up a browser to your ESXi host and gain access to a simple client allowing you to manage your freshly installed ESXi host (for example if you haven’t yet deployed vCenter Server or don’t have access to the C# client). 218 more words


Create a Microsoft SQL 2014 Failover Cluster on Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Core

When it first came out last year, I installed Microsoft SQL 2014 and configured an Availability Group to host my vCenter database (despite it not being supported). 1,923 more words


Building an advanced lab using VMware vRealize Automation – Part 11: Configure endpoint & fabric/business groups

In part 10 we configured the vRealize Automation default tenant for our lab. We decided against using multiple tenants as the lab is only hosting one organization, and business groups utilizing it will be defined using other means. 1,064 more words


Understanding How VMware vSphere Integrates With OpenStack

One of the more interesting developments that we are seeing within the Platform9 customer base and among the users we speak with regularly is the growing desire to leverage OpenStack as a “manager of managers” for different types of technologies such as server virtualization and containers. 385 more words


Upgrade VMware's vSphere Data Protection Appliance 6.0

Before upgrading the appliance, let’s first resolve the SSL certificate problem of vSphere Data Protection Appliance.

The modern internet browsers don’t like VMware’s vSphere Data Protection Appliance SSL certificate. 324 more words