You have some spare time? Say no more, you should download the NSX books below for free, and tell your partner that she/he will see you again in 30 hours. :) It's not one, but 4 NSX books representing over 550 pages of content that are available for free: NSX Micro-segmentation Day 1 (this … [Read more...]
Software-Defined Networking (SDN) with VMware NSX
NSX is VMware’s solution to virtualize network and security for your software-defined data center (SDDC). NSX network virtualization decouples the network from hardware into a software abstraction layer which allows you to programmatically create, provision, and manage your networks.
The 2.0 version of NSX-T was released yesterday (September, 7th 2017). \o/ NSX-T is focused on emerging application frameworks and architectures that have heterogeneous endpoints and technology stacks. In addition to vSphere hypervisors, these environments include other hypervisors such as … [Read more...]
Although a recurrent request, the use of Open VM Tools on guest or workload virtual machines has never been validated with NSX Distributed Firewall. It got quite unnoticed, but a small sentence in the NSX for vSphere 6.3.2 Release Notes changed the game: Starting in NSX 6.3.2, Open VM Tools is … [Read more...]
VMware vRealize Automation 7.3 was released yesterday; although this is a dot release, it integrates many new features and improvements covering: Out-of-the-box support for t-shirt sizing Policy-based optimization of virtual machine placement Lifecycle with new APIs available for … [Read more...]
People might wonder what you get with a VMUG subscription. Beyond discounts on VMware training classes or certification exams, VMUG Advantage included EVALExperience for the past 2 years. For those who missed my earlier post, EVALExperience gives you access to 365-day evaluation licenses for a … [Read more...]