Nov 12

TAM Lab 078 – Migrating & Converting RDMs to VMDKs

Raw Device Mappings (RDMs) can be difficult to work with when managing a virtual datacenter and with the latest vSphere storage capabilities you may not need RDMs any longer. Join Steve Tilkens (@stevetilkens) as he gets hands-on with RDMs and demonstrates how to migrate VMs with RDMs and convert RDMs to VMDKs.

Rating: 5/5


 

Oct 29

TAM (Nano) Lab – Adobe Flash End of Life and what that means for VMware Products

Adobe Flash Player is End of Life on 12/31/2020. Zachary Johnson and Jason Schertzinger discuss what this means for certain VMware products and what you need to know as a result.

Rating: 5/5


Oct 16

What’s new in vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.0

Sam McGeown, (@_davecrown) Sr. Technical Marketing Manager at VMware walks through an overview of vRSLCM 8.0 and highlights what’s new.

Rating: 5/5


Oct 15

vRealize Suite on Cloud Foundation

This video provides an overview of the steps to deploy the vRealize Suite on VMware Cloud Foundation. Includes an overview of the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) appliance and it’s integration with the VMware SDDC Manager. It also provides an overview of the steps used to deploy VMware Workspace One Access, vRealize Operations, Log Insight, and Automation on the Cloud Foundation Management Domain.

Rating: 5/5


Oct 02

Comparing vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator

One of the questions we occasionally hear is: What is the difference between vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator? This video will help you understand the difference and respective strengths of these two products.

Rating: 5/5


Aug 13

TAM Lab 068 – vCenter STS Certificate Expiring

In this session, we highlight two different approaches to solving the vCenter STS Certificate Expiration Issue (KB79248 & KB76719) via automation. Christopher Price joins us with his customer, David Crown (@_davecrown), to highlight how they leveraged Ansible and Mark McGill shows us his approach via PowerShell.

NOTE: This video is roughly 60 minutes in length so it would be worth blocking out some time to watch it!

Rating: 5/5


Aug 06

TAM Lab 067 – vSphere 7 w/Kubernetes Walk-Through

In this session, Kelly Dare (@vKDare) and Scottie Ray (@H20nly) explore some of the foundational components of vSphere 7 w/K8s. They walk through some generic Cluster API concepts and show how they are implemented in VMware’s newest offering. They explore namespace creation, the idea of native pods, Tanzu Kubernetes Cluster service, as well as some tie-ins to other portions of the VMware portfolio.

NOTE: This video is roughly 60 minutes in length so it would be worth blocking out some time to watch it!

Rating: 5/5


Jul 23

TAM Lab 066 – vSphere 7 with ADFS Authentication

With the release of vSphere 7, customers can now move beyond authentication mechanisms like SSO domain users, LDAP(S), and joining vCenter to their Active Directory domains. Identity Federation allows for us to leverage enterprise identity providers, like Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), to grant access to vSphere! Join Bill Hill (@virtual_bill), for this TAM Lab session where we walk through what this looks like and how our customers can leverage this in their environment.

Rating: 5/5


Jun 03

Run Kubernetes for FREE- The open source way

On this session, Kenny Coleman will show how you can combine all the open-source components needed to run Kubernetes on vSphere. From CSI, CCM, Cluster API, Kubeadm, and more. Then we dive into the Tanzu portfolio and look at Tanzu Kubernetes Grid, vSphere with Kubernetes, and Tanzu Mission Control.

Rating: 5/5


Jun 01

vExpert Applications are Open – Don’t Miss Out!

vExpert Applications are Open!

Corey Romero posted June 1, 2020.

vExpert 2020

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to apply before June 20th. The vExpert awards will be announced on July 17th, be a part of the announcement!

What the Program is About

The vExpert Program is about contributing to the community beyond your day job. The program is not focused on certifications or how much you know about the technology. Whether it’s blog articles, advocating VMware in your company, speaking sessions, book writing, code / script sharing or anything directly related to giving back to the community.

You can visit the vExpert Directory to see the 6 sub-programs and profile of each vExpert in each program.

All of theses vExperts have demonstrated significant contributions to the community and a willingness to share their expertise with others. These are highly technical vExperts who are experts in the topics they publicly share to the community. The vExpert award is not a technical certification, the award is based on sharing your knowledge from what you have learned along your IT career.

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Thank you,
Corey Romero & the vExpert Team