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VMware vRealize Business for Cloud Install

VMware vRealize Business for Cloud provides automated cost analysis and consumption metering; allowing administrators to make workload placement decisions between private and pulic clouds based on cost and available services. Furthermore infrastructure stakeholders have full visibility of virtual machine provisioning costs and are able to accurately manage capital expenditure and operating expenditure. For more information see […]

Planning Cloud Migration with Turbonomic 5.9

The latest version of Turbonomic includes enhanced public cloud support; cloud cost tracking and budget management, as well as cloud migration planning. In this post we’ll look at the forecasting costs, and savings, for migration to public cloud using Turbonomic v5.9. To upgrade to version 5.9 review the release notes here and follow the offline update steps outlined […]

Configuring a Turbonomic Cloud Target

Quick post covering how to add a cloud target such as AWS or Azure to Turbonomic Operations Manager. The steps outlined below assume that you have an existing Turbonomic appliance installed, for assistance with installing Turbononic see the Turbonomic Install Guide. If you are testing or building a proof of concept you can deploy a […]

Installing Turbonomic AWS Cloud Manager

This post will cover the installation of Turbonomic Cloud Manager for Amazon Web Services. Turbonomic is an autonomous management platform able to continuously analyse your environment and provide recommendations for downsizing applications without sacrificing performance. This saves administrators time and effort and directly reduces infrastructure costs for pay as you go cloud services. Each Turbonomic […]

vRealize Operations 6.4 Install Guide

The vRealize product suite is a complete, enterprise, cloud management and automation platform for private, public, and hybrid clouds. Specifically vRealize Operations Manager provides intelligent operations management across heterogeneous physical, virtual, and cloud environments from a wide range of vendors. vRealize Operations Manager is able to deliver proactive and automated performance improvements  by implementing resource […]

VMware Container Projects

“We have recognized that our blockbuster compute products are reaching maturity and will represent a decreasing portion of our business going forward, even as they continue to be a powerful springboard for building our new businesses” (26/01/2016 VMware Inc Earnings Report: Q4 2015). That was VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger earlier this year signalling that perhaps […]

Windows 2016 Containers

Containers are portable operating environments which typically utilise the same kernel whilst isolating applications. Software developers use containers to build, ship, and run applications. To the application the container gives the illusion of a totally isolated and independent operating system, in much the same way that a virtual machine doesn’t know it shares compute with […]