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Deploy Multiple VMware VM with Ansible

When it comes to automation, I’m a big consumer of PowerCLI. Automation can be leveraged in many contexts, such as: Virtual machines lifecycles Infrastructure configuration Remediation and self-healing …and much more! As much as I like VMware PKS, I also need to work on regular Kubernetes: for that, I require the ability to deploy a number of virtual machines based on a Linux template and to configure them with different settings (masters, etcd, and workers nodes). ...

#automation #devops #docker #photon

Getting started with VMware AppCatalyst

Released as a technology preview during the latest DockerCon (June 2015), VMware AppCatalyst is an API and Command Line Interface (CLI)-driven Mac hypervisor that is purpose-built for developers. Once installed, VMware AppCatalyst allows to quickly and easily deploy Linux container hosts based on VMware Project Photon. [...] VMware AppCatalyst offers developers a fast and easy way to replicate a private cloud locally on their desktop for building and testing containerized and microservices-based applications. ...

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Getting Started with VMware Project Photon

Containerization is one of the subject which is getting the most attraction at the moment. It’s not only a geek trend, major actors are using containers in production. After all, Google was starting over 2 billion containers per week…exactly one year ago, in May 2014. Two billion containers per week…that’s 3300 containers per second! :) VMware presented last week two new open source projects that will help their customers to build, run and manage their cloud-native applications. ...