vRealize Network Insight Search Poster for Kubernetes

Continuing our Search Poster series, we’ve arrived at the Kubernetes Search Poster! Using the search engine inside VMware vRealize Network Insight can be a revealing experience. It has every single bit of data you ever wanted to see about anything in your infrastructure and it’s available at your fingertips. Because of the vast amount […]

Rightsizing VMs with vRealize Operations

ContentsRightsizingOversized VMsUndersized VMsCalculating Recommended SizeConservative Time Remaining Risk LevelAggressive Time Remaining Risk LevelRecommended Size LimitsHistorical DataPeaksCustom VM Rightsizing Details DashboardHow does vROps determine the recommended size for a VM?Which VMs are oversized?Which VMs are undersized?How do I justify the recommendation to the VM owner?What is the potential change to capacity if the VMs are rightsized?What […]

To Cloud or Not to Cloud?

To cloud or not to cloud: that is the question. A critical component of a good cloud strategy is a defined process to determine if a service should be brokered or consumed directly from a public cloud provider, or built out internally […]

Forwarding vRealize Log Insight events to a SIEM Solution

  When setting up a log forwarding connection from vRealize Log Insight to a SIEM solution like Splunk or Qradar, you need to filter on a particular set of event types to limit the stream of logs sent to the receiving solution. With this post I make a humble attempt to offer some guidance on […]

The vExpert Cloud Management Zombie VM Hunt

  Zombies are everywhere, needlessly consuming resources in every customer’s environment. Zombie VM’s are virtual machines that were provisioned and for one reason or another unintentionally not used. This can be due to stalled or abandoned projects or even incomplete decommissioning procedures. Despite being unused, Zombie VM’s continue to eat valuable Compute, Memory, Storage, and […]

Don’t waste your VMC logs. Put them to work for you.

Managed services such as VMware Cloud on AWS save you valuable time and effort that might otherwise be spent managing infrastructure and focusing on your workloads. However, it’s just as important to know what’s happening in your VMware Cloud SDDC as it is your on-premises data center. Often, customers migrate or deploy applications to VMware […]

vRealize Network Insight Search Poster for SD-WAN & VeloCloud

Continuing our Search Poster series, we’ve arrived at the SD-WAN & VeloCloud search poster! Using the search engine inside VMware vRealize Network Insight can be a revealing experience. It has every single bit of data you ever wanted to see about anything in your infrastructure and it’s available at your fingertips. Because of the vast […]

The Importance of a Cloud Strategy

A clear, unambiguous, and widely-communicated cloud strategy is critical to the successful transformation of an IT organization. The creation and publication […]