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Published on March 30, 2020 under Awards and VMware
VMware has been working on a new program that recognizes the hard work of speakers who maintain a high feedback score over the span of previous two VMworld Conferences. I am proud to announce I have received the VMworld Distinguished Speaker Award for 2019.
Published on March 25, 2020 under Pure Storage and VMware
Beginning with version 4.2.0 the Pure Storage vSphere Client Plugin had a whole slew of new features added, one of those features was the ability to integrate authentication with Pure1 allowing fleet registration of all your Pure Storage Arrays among other things. This does require a slight change on how you would normally register your arrays in the plugin, so lets take a look at how we can accomplish this!
Published on March 20, 2020 under Pure Storage and VMware
Moving forward with Automation, we will now expand our horizons past vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) into vRealize Automation (vRA)! Our integration with vRA utilizes the vRO Plugin and allows users to self-provision their infrastructure using all the goodness included with vRA such as blueprints, approval workflows and reservations. Lets Dive in and take a look!
Published on March 16, 2020 under Pure Storage and VMware
Adding to the series of VMware and Pure Storage blogs is Automation! When it comes to automating your VMware Environment with Pure Storage we have a vRO Plugin for you! Dive in and take a look at how you can get your environment automated.
Published on March 12, 2020 under VMware
All good things must come to an end, today marks the End of General Support for vSphere 6.0 and its compatible products.
Published on March 10, 2020 under Pure Storage and VMware
When it comes to monitoring your Pure Storage environment, Pure1 is an amazing tool. However, some customers have an investment in the VMware vRealize Suite and wish to look at some of the Pure Storage Array information within their vRealize Operations environment.
Published on March 5, 2020 under Pure Storage and VMware
Welcome back! If you followed my previous post on Installing and Updating the Pure Storage vSphere Plugin, you may be wondering well What’s Next? Now its time to use it, which will empower your VMware Administrators to be awesome Pure Storage Administrators without ever needing to login to the Pure Storage UI!
Published on March 3, 2020 under Pure Storage and VMware
Welcome to the first of many Pure Storage blogs. As I get ramped up with the latest information I plan to do a series of getting started with Pure Storage features. These blogs will cover things such as the vSphere Client (HTML5) Plugin, FlashArray, FlashBlade and integrations with other VMware products. First up is learning to install and update the Pure Storage vSphere Client Plugin.
Published on October 23, 2019 under VMware
Now that we have covered the considerations to backup each component in your vSphere Environment, it’s time to think about the rollback or restore process. In the previous post we discussed how to backup each individual component, in this post we will continue the conversation and discuss considerations to restore or rollback your vSphere Environment components. Platform Services Controller / vCenter Server When things don’t go right with an update, upgrade or configuration change of your Platform Services Controller or vCenter Server you need to understand the proper steps it takes to rollback.
Published on October 21, 2019 under VMware
You spend time planning and implementing updates, upgrades and configuration changes to vSphere Environments. Rollback or recovery is usually the last thing on the mind. Did you know there are multiple ways to successfully backup each component in a vSphere Environment? There are also many ways to recover those same components. In this series we will talk about considerations to backup and restore or rollback your vSphere environment if we have a need to.