VMware President Sumit Dhawan Previews the Next…
By: Date: 30/11/2022 Categories: azure

#VMware President Sumit Dhawan Previews the Next Multi-Cloud Briefing VMware President Sumit Dhawan Previews the Next… Our next Multi-Cloud briefing is here – don’t miss it on Dec. 5 to learn more about drivers of complexity, cost overruns, configuration headaches, security concerns, and the escalating silos between developers and operators. VMware Social Media Advocacy

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In Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), how can the default node pool size be changed without downtime?
By: Date: 22/11/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

If you want to resize an existing node pool, called nodepool01, from SKU size Standard_DS3_v2 to Standard_DS4_v2. To complete this task, you’ll need to create a new node pool using Standard_DS4_v2, move workloads from nodepool01 to the new node pool, and remove nodepool01. In this example, call this new node pool testnodepool. View Existing nodes in AKS: Create a new…

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In an Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster, use Confidential Virtual Machines (CVM)
By: Date: 26/10/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

You can add a node pool to your AKS cluster with CVM using the generally available confidential VM sizes (DCav5/ECav5). Confidential VMs with AMD SEV-SNP support introduces a new set of security features, including full VM memory encryption, to protect data in use. These features enable CVM-enabled node pools to migrate highly sensitive container workloads…

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New Update-Amazon Cognito now provides user pool deletion protection
By: Date: 25/10/2022 Categories: AWS,AWScommunity Tags:

You can now activate deletion protection for your Amazon Cognito user pools. When you configure a user pool with deletion protection, the pool cannot be deleted by any user. Deletion protection is now active by default for new user pools created through the AWS Console. You can activate or deactivate deletion protection for an existing…

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Deploy a Service Fabric 3-node cluster
By: Date: 20/10/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

#Azure Service Fabric is a distributed systems platform that makes scalable and reliable microservices and containers easy to package, deploy, and manage. A Service Fabric cluster is a network-connected collection of virtual machines where you can deploy and manage your microservices. We will explain and Required pre-requisites Create client certificate using Azure Key Vault Create…

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Deploy a Service Fabric 3-node cluster
By: Date: 20/10/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Azure Service Fabric is a distributed systems platform that makes scalable and reliable microservices and containers easy to package, deploy, and manage. A Service Fabric cluster is a network-connected collection of virtual machines where you can deploy and manage your microservices. We will explain and Required pre-requisites Create client certificate using Azure Key Vault Create…

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Tanzu Application Platform Functions (beta) 
By: Date: 19/10/2022 Categories: VMware Tags:

Function accelerators make it easy to create and build HTTP or event-driven applications that are portable across cloud providers and on-premises Kubernetes environments. Function workloads can quickly scale horizontally based on burst traffic, and minimize the application code needed to perform common tasks. How to create and deploy an HTTP or CloudEvent function from an…

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Use Service Connector to connect a container app to a cloud service
By: Date: 11/10/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Azure Container Apps enables you to connect to cloud services in just a few steps by using Service Connector. Service Connector manages network configuration and connection information between different services. The requirements before creating Service Connector Container Apps that are deployed to a region that is supported by a service connector, Service Connector region supported…

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How to Enable soft delete policy in Azure Container Registry
By: Date: 29/09/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Soft delete policies are available in Azure Container Registry (ACR) to recover accidentally deleted artifacts. The feature is available to all service tiers (SKUs) The Soft delete policy can be enable/disable at your discretion. When you enable the soft delete policy, ACR treats deleted artifacts as soft deleted artifacts with a specified retention period. As…

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Install Kusto Query Engine in Docker container
By: Date: 17/09/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Azure Data Explorer offering: the Kusto Emulator is a local environment Docker Container that encapsulating the Kusto Query Engine, it doesn’t require provisioning Azure services or incurring any cost. Prerequisites The host operating system must be either: Windows Server 2022 Windows Server 2019 Version 10.0.17763.2928 or newer Windows 11 2 gigabytes (GB) of RAM minimum;…

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Manage secrets in Azure Container Apps
By: Date: 13/09/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Container Apps offer integrated secret management that you can use to store your secrets. You can use the secrets for storing connection strings for KEDA-based scale triggers or pass them as environment variables to the containers you deploy. Never store the secret value in the repository. Store the secrets as GitHub secrets, HashiCorp Vault, or Azure Key…

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Dynamic performance scaling with autotuning for OCI Block Storage
By: Date: 11/09/2022 Categories: oci,OracleCloud Tags:

Dynamic performance scaling with autotuning for block storage is an industry-first capability available only on OCI. Other cloud providers offer temporary storage performance burst, which isn’t predictable, steady, or sticky. Their burst performance is limited to specific storage tiers, isn’t comprehensive across their multiple storage tiers, and doesn’t come with a performance service level agreement…

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Horizon on Azure VMware Solution Configuration
By: Date: 09/09/2022 Categories: VMware Tags:

Deploying Horizon with Azure VMware Solution This section covers specific information for deploying Horizon on Azure VMware Solution. Configuring Azure VMware Solution for Horizon Deployment At a high-level, the following steps are required to deploy Horizon with Azure VMware Solution: Create a Private Cloud. See the Azure VMware Solution documentation. The recommendation for a production environment is to…

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How vSphere with Tanzu Integrates with vSphere Storage
By: Date: 01/09/2022 Categories: VMware Tags:

vSphere with Tanzu uses several components to integrate with vSphere storage. Cloud Native Storage (CNS) on vCenter ServerThe CNS component resides in vCenter Server. It is an extension of vCenter Server management that implements provisioning and lifecycle operations for persistent volumes. When provisioning container volumes, the component interacts with the vSphere First Class Disk functionality to create virtual disks that…

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Configuring Microsoft Dev Box
By: Date: 27/08/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Microsoft Dev Box supports any developer IDE, SDK, or tool that runs on Windows. Developers can target any development workload that can be built from Windows including desktop, mobile, IoT, and web applications. Microsoft Dev Box even supports building cross-platform apps thanks to Windows Subsystem for Linux and Windows Subsystem for Android. Remote access gives…

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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Network Firewall 
By: Date: 27/08/2022 Categories: oci,OracleCloud Tags:

OCI Network Firewall is a cloud-native, managed firewall service that is built using Palo Alto Networks’ next-generation firewall technology (NGFW). It offers machine learning-powered firewall capabilities to protect your OCI workloads and is easy to consume on OCI. As an OCI native firewall-as-a-service offering, OCI Network Firewall enables you to begin to take advantage of the firewall features without the need to…

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Persistent Storage in vSphere with Tanzu
By: Date: 26/08/2022 Categories: VMware Tags:

Certain Kubernetes workloads require persistent storage to store data permanently. To provision persistent storage for Kubernetes workloads, vSphere with Tanzu integrates with Cloud Native Storage (CNS), a vCenter Server component that manages persistent volumes. Persistent storage is used by vSphere Pods, Tanzu Kubernetes clusters, and VMs. The following example illustrates how persistent storage is used by a vSphere Pod. To understand how vSphere with…

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Installing and upgrading the latest version of VMware Tools on existing hosts
By: Date: 21/08/2022 Categories: VMware Tags:

Steps to install or upgrade VMware Tools for existing VMware ESXi hosts to the latest version of VMware Tools. Besides the traditional approach of installing and upgrading VMware Tools bundled with VMware ESXi, the following approaches are also supported to install or upgrade to the latest version of VMware Tools regardless of VMware ESXi version….

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Custom domain names and certificates in Azure Container Apps
By: Date: 17/08/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Azure Container Apps allows you to bind one or more custom domains. Every domain name must be associated with a domain certificate. Certificates are applied to the container app environment and are bound to individual container apps. You must have role-based access to the environment to add certificates. SNI domain certificates are required. Ingress must be…

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Multicloud with OCI and Azure
By: Date: 04/08/2022 Categories: OracleCloud Tags:

Oracle Database Service for Azure Oracle Database Service for Azure is an Oracle-managed multicloud service that enables customers to easily set up and use high performance, scalable Oracle databases running on OCI for their Azure applications. Azure customers can easily deploy Oracle Database running on OCI through the Oracle Database Service for Azure portal using a…

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VMware Cloud Ready Framework
By: Date: 26/06/2022 Categories: VMware Tags:

We can summarize this approach into a 3-step recurring cycle that aligns with significant changes to overall business strategies within an organization. Review and define current business goals. Identify technical solutions that address the business goals, design/build the final solution, and adjust operations to manage the implementation. Evolve the solution as needed per minor changes…

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Self-Hosted Docker Agents in Azure
By: Date: 25/06/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

There are instances where we need a specific set of libraries to generate our build. In the earlier approaches of VMs, it used to be creating a dedicated VM for our build pipeline and installing all the required libraries, and making sure our build will run inside that VM. This however will result in the…

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