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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Docker scanning your images for vulnerabilities
By: Date: 30/05/2022 Categories: Docker

Docker and Snyk have partnered together to bring security natively into the development workflow by providing a simple and streamlined approach for developers to build and deploy secure containers. Container security spans multiple teams – developers, security, and operations. Additionally, there are multiple layers of security that apply to containers: The container image and the…

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Azure portal Migrate Azure Data Lake Storage from Gen1 to Gen2
By: Date: 30/05/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Gen2 migrate using the Azure portal, follow the below steps: Step 1: Assess readiness Verify RBAC role assignments Migrate Azure Data Lake Analytics workloads (if any) Step 2: Create a storage account with Gen2 capabilities Step 3: Migrate data using the Azure portal Step 4: Migrate workloads and applications Step 1: Verify RBAC role assignments For Gen2, ensure that…

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Configure a Citrix ADC VPX standalone instance on Azure
By: Date: 25/05/2022 Categories: Citrix

Ensure that you have the following: A Microsoft Azure user account Access to Microsoft Azure Resource Manager Microsoft Azure SDK Microsoft Azure PowerShell On the Microsoft Azure Portal page, log on to the Azure Resource Manager portal by providing your user name and password. Summary of configuration steps Configure a resource group Configure a network security group…

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How to Monitor AMI events using EventBridge
By: Date: 23/05/2022 Categories: AWS Tags:

You can use Amazon EventBridge to detect and react to these events. You do this by creating rules in EventBridge that trigger an action in response to an event. For example, you can create an EventBridge rule that detects when the AMI creation process has completed and then invokes an Amazon SNS topic to send…

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VMware Solution in Oracle Cloud
By: Date: 23/05/2022 Categories: VMware Tags:

The Oracle Cloud VMware Solution (OCVS) is a customer-managed, VMware Cloud Verified environment consisting of vSphere, vSAN, NSX-T, and vCenter Server.  Customers have full control of their VMware environments, while leveraging the capabilities of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Oracle Cloud VMware Solution provides bare metal compute, advanced L2 Network, and storage-rich infrastructure to deliver a full-fidelity VMware service…

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Steps to manage Autonomous Database from OCI Cloud Shell
By: Date: 21/05/2022 Categories: OracleCloud Tags:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Cloud Shell is a web browser-based terminal available from the Oracle Cloud Console. OCI Cloud Shell provides access to a Linux shell with a preauthenticated OCI CLI and several useful development tools and utilities preinstalled. Cloud Shell is a feature available to all OCI users, accessible from the Console. Cloud Shell includes 5…

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Integrate Azure Active Directory with Azure Container Apps for authentication and authorization
By: Date: 11/05/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

An app registration with the Microsoft identity platform can be generated automatically by the Container Apps Authentication feature. A registration that you or a directory administrator generates independently may also be used. Below is the two options: Create a new app registration automatically Use an existing registration created separately Configure your container app to use…

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Kubernetes Networking in Azure
By: Date: 29/04/2022 Categories: azure Tags: ,

We evaluated multiple possible architectures and finally chose the one that was best by many parameters. We hope this post will help people setting up their own Azure clusters with decent networking. First let’s look at the available options for Kubernetes networking in Azure. Calico with BGP The first option was to use default Calico…

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VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid 1.3.1
By: Date: 26/04/2022 Categories: vExpert,VMware Tags:

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid 1.3.1 VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid provides Enterprise organizations with a consistent, upstream compatible, regional Kubernetes substrate across SDDC, Public Cloud, and Edge environments that is ready for end-user workloads and ecosystem integrations. TKG builds on trusted upstream and community projects and delivers an engineered and supported Kubernetes platform for end users…

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What is the AWS Step Functions
By: Date: 26/04/2022 Categories: AWS,AWScommunity Tags:

It allows the user to define state machines (workflows) that connect various tasks (states). To make it easy, AWS provides a Workflow Studio that simplifies the definition step of the workflows. There are two options for workflow types: Standard Express Besides all the differences defined in the documentation, an important one for Hybrid architectures is the Activity support: In…

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Azure CI/CD Pipelines (Build/Release)
By: Date: 26/04/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Azure separates the process of CI/CD using two pipelines build pipeline(CI) and release pipeline(CD) Build Pipeline In build pipeline you care about how to build and customize your artifact the way you want. For example if you have a spring boot application in your azure repo, you should make a task to jar your application…

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CloudHealth Basics
By: Date: 20/04/2022 Categories: VMware Tags:

How does CloudHealth do this? CloudHealth ingests and aggregates data from cloud providers, containerized or on-premises environments, and third-party integration tools, to become your single source of truth for multi–cloud management. Our platform helps customers tackle their cloud challenges by simplifying financial management, streamlining operations, and improving collaboration across multi-cloud environments.  But what does that mean? How does CloudHealth…

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vRealize Network Insight 6.6
By: Date: 20/04/2022 Categories: VMware Tags:

In vRealize Network Insight 6.6, we introduce a new feature that allows you to focus on your Crown Jewels (Mission critical entities such as VMs or Physical IPs within your multi-cloud infrastructure that require threat protection). The Crown Jewels can be added and managed within vRealize Network Insight, as shown in Figure 1 below. Once…

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