Monitoring MS SQL Server Performance with Wavefront Metrics-Driven Analytics

It’s always a challenge to optimize the performance of an application to be highly available and without customer-impacting latencies. For critical application services like databases, if there is a degradation in its performance, then all other services using that database will have their performance degraded or impacted. So, comprehensive visibility across the entire stack becomes […]

IT Must Integrate PaaS and CaaS with IaaS

Go Beyond IaaS: Deliver PaaS and CaaS This blog, is my final installment in my “Seven Things That IT Must Do…” series (see list of prior blogs at the bottom of this blog) and focuses on the idea that IT must Integrate IaaS with PaaS and CaaS (Platform as a Service and Container as a Service) […]

Once Again, Analysts Name VMware a Leader in Cloud Management

Analyst firm Taneja Group has named VMware a leader in enterprise cloud management for the second year in a row. And once again, VMware wins top marks for its on-premise and cloud-based offerings in automation, operations and business management.  The report, released last month, compares VMware to leading full suite cloud management vendors (such as […]

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 1.1 – Simplify Your Day Two Operations

At VMWorld 2017 in Barcelona, VMware announced the release of vRealize Suite 2017, with the introduction of a new set of built-in lifecycle management capabilities, delivered by vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM). In a Nutshell The vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager automates install, upgrade, patch, configuration and health management across vRealize Suite products within a single […]

Dec 13th: Beyond the Basics – vRealize Operations Advanced and Enterprise Features

It is hard to argue that vRealize Operations is the best solution for managing your private cloud running on VMware vSphere.  Register and attend this free Getting More out of VMware webcast to learn more about how vRealize Operations provides rich and extended visibility and control for customers’ cloud management needs. vRealize Operations is the domain expert for […]

Why You Should Start Using vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager

  Should You Care About vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager?   Enterprise Management Associates recently published an EMA Quick Take on VMware vRealize Suite 2017. The report outlines the key capabilities and important features of vRealize Suite 2017. EMA Research Director Torsten Volk authored the report. The key EMA findings in the report are that the latest release of vRealize […]

5 Free vRealize Training Labs from @VMwareHOL – David Davis on vROps #47

In my last post I covered Enhanced Troubleshooting with the New vRealize Operations 6.6 – if you want to learn how to use the latest capabilities. check it out if you missed it! In this post, I want to talk about, what I believe is, one of the best things that VMware is doing – the VMware […]