#vRealizeChat: We Asked the Experts; Here’s What They Said.

On Wednesday, September 16, a few of our vRealize Cloud Management team members hosted a #vRealizeChat on Twitter, sharing what’s new in vRealize Cloud Management. To prepare for the 8.2 GA releases, we asked our questions to an impressive guestlist of subject matter experts, including John Dias, Sunny Dua, Thomas Bryant and Francisco Hernandez. In […]

Kubernetes Observability & Monitoring in the Cloud

As we’ve seen in the previous Kubernetes blog posts (part 1,2,3), more and more IT workloads are getting deployed using Kubernetes. Kubernetes has become the platform of choice for developers to create applications on top of. It is easy to write a distributed application using containers with Kubernetes which in the end creates a scalable, […]

Integrating vRealize Network Insight with VMware HCX

vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) and VMware HCX are a match made in migration-heaven. Use vRNI to discover and lay boundaries around the applications, plan out the migration, and determine the impact of network performance. Then HCX comes in and takes the application boundaries, groups them into migration waves to migrate multiple applications simultaneously, without impact. […]

‘Cloud Is’ – Part Six – Consumption Debt

“Full stop!” A respected leader of the team, in the middle of our presentation, shuts us down. A big customer. Someone who knows what they’re talking about. I get a little defensive and ask, “what’s the problem?” He points at the screen and declares, “that’s why we failed.” I turn my head to see for […]

vRealize Operations and Log Insight at VMworld

  VMworld 2020 is the biggest VMworld yet, and our coverage of self-driving IT operations management is no exception. Join us September 29 – October 1, online and around the globe, to take advantage of this truly unique VMworld. Soak up all the announcements, sessions, labs, and more – for free – without covering even […]

My Top 15 vRealize Operations Super Metrics

The real power of vRealize Operations is unlocked when custom contents (i.e.  dashboards, views and reports) are created for addressing specific use cases. But, the most common ask from customers is, “When do you need to create a custom dashboard or view or report and what are the best practices for achieving the best results?” […]

Not to Miss at VMworld 2020: Cloud Management Hands-on Labs

Don’t miss this opportunity to get close and personal with VMware vRealize Cloud Management products and services. If you are hands-on user who wants learn first hand about the newest releases, or further sharpen your existing skills through deep dive into different aspects of cloud management – check out the Hands-on Labs lineup available at […]

VMworld Online Around the Globe with vRealize Automation

No one could’ve anticipated what COVID-19 would bring to the events world, let alone the world entirely. Due to the uncertain conditions, VMworld has moved to a digital format. This provides a unique opportunity for unlimited, free standard registration to make this year’s event the biggest VMworld ever.   Are you ready to take your […]

Terraform Service in vRA ( Cloud Templates )

You probably are aware of the Terraform Provider for vRealize Automation 8 and Cloud and hopefully have read already Sam McGeown’s Blog about it, however with the latest August release for vRealize Automation Cloud ( and in the upcoming vRealize Automation 8.2 ) Terraform OSS becomes a first-class citizen in vRealize Automation. This means that […]

How to Implement and Apply Network Automation Enterprise-wide

Network Automation for the Enterprise The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizations in both private and public sectors globally to rethink the way they need to operate in the new normal.  As physical distancing has become part of life, organizations rely on digital services more than ever.  Applications and services will need to be released more […]