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Published on June 2, 2020 under VMware and Pure Storage
An interesting issue came in from one of our customers that they were unable to provision a new vVol Disk on a VM that was based on a VMFS Datastore. After some troubleshooting it seems there was a regression which no longer makes this available in the UI. Take a look at this blog post on how I will cover a workaround.
Published on May 29, 2020 under VMware
With the release of the first vSphere 7.0 update we now are seeing how updates for vSphere with Kubernetes environments can be completed! Let’s dive into this post to see how I completed the upgrade of my vSphere with Kubernetes environment.
Published on May 26, 2020 under Pure Storage and VMware
In May 2020 Pure Storage released the latest version of their plugin version 4.3.1! This post will explore what’s new in this release!
Published on May 19, 2020 under VMware
Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) is a great tool to deploy VMware Kubernetes on different Platforms. In previous blogs I covered how you could deploy a TKG to VMware Cloud on AWS as well as to a regular vSphere Environment. Today we will demonstrate how to use the TKG CLI to provision a Tanzu Kubernetes Cluster (TKC) to a vSphere With Kubernetes Environment.
Published on May 15, 2020 under VMware and Pure Storage
Another post of a cool project this week. With the tools we have available during our hackathon it was asked if we could run vVols in VMware Cloud on AWS. Because of the locked down nature of VMC we could not run vVols directly on that cluster, but I did find a way that we could. Dive into this blog post to see how vVols run on CBS.
Published on May 13, 2020 under VMware
In a previous post I covered how you can deploy TKG on vSphere, for the second part of our internal hackathon we had a requirement to install TKG on VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC). This post will go over how I was able to get TKG deployed on VMC.
Published on May 11, 2020 under VMware
Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) is part of VMware’s new Tanzu Portfolio of products. I have done quite a bit with vSphere with Kubernetes and Tanzu Kubernetes Clusters on vSphere with Kubernetes, but something came up and I began to explore native TKG. This blog will cover how to deploy TKG on vSphere and get your management and tkc clusters provisioned.
Published on April 24, 2020 under Pure Storage and VMware
Released on April 15, 2020 the long awaited Pure Storage vRealize Operations Management Pack 3.0 is here!
Published on April 21, 2020 under Pure Storage and VMware
On April 2, 2020 Pure Storage released the latest version of their plugin version 4.3.0! This post will explore the latest features in this release!
Published on April 16, 2020 under Automation and VMware
My latest project was to rebuild one of my labs to run vSphere 7 and Site Recovery Manager 8.3. In my current role I am constantly am deploying new lab environments for certain demos. If i can avoid using a manual process for it I will, in this case I am showing how you can deploy the SRM OVF using PowerCLI. Pre-Requsites VMware PowerCLI Link to Script deploy-srm83.