Getting started with vRealize Automation 7.2 video guide

This guide will show you how to quickly stand up a minimal installation of vRealize Automation 7.2 running in your environment. I will also show you how to create and publish your first blueprints so you can begin to evaluate and demonstrate the solution at your organization. vRA Minimal Deployment Continue reading

Introducing VMware Sample Exchange

Have you ever wanted to do something custom with VMware software but just did not know where to start? Or did you hear from other customers about interesting integrations or customizations of VMware but not sure how they did that? We’ll the times are a changing. Recently VMware announced Sample Continue reading

vRA/vCAC Clone blueprint Magic Secrets Revealed!

I have been specializing in vRA/vCAC for over three years now. Previously I used Dynamic Ops as a customer. Lately it dawned on me that while I use the solution everyday there are many that are just seeing the solution for the first time. I remember the first time I Continue reading

Apple Time Capsule as a Service with vRA/vCAC and VMware Photon

True story, recently my car was broken into and my Mac Book was stolen. Not a total loss as I keep most of my files synced to VMware Horizon data. However I did invest a lot of time setting up my Mac just the way I like it. So it Continue reading

Create an Apple Time Capsule for free with VMware Photon

True story, recently my car was broken into and my Mac Book was stolen. Not a total loss as I keep most of my files synced to VMware Horizon data. However I did invest a lot of time setting up my Mac just the way I like it. So it Continue reading

How to create a Photon Blueprint in vRA/vCAC

Updated 6/16/16. Photon OS 1.0 now works out of the box –> https://vmware.github.io/photon/ This guide is to help you create a blueprint in vRA/vCAC for VMware’s new Photon operating system. Note that Photon is currently a technical preview so there is still quite a bit of development yet to happen. Continue reading

Create your own private docker registry on vCloud Air

It seems that Docker is all the rage right now. One of the limitations I noticed when playing with Docker in my lab is that pulling images from the Docker Hub can be a bit slow and storing images on Dockr hub may not be desirable if your building applications Continue reading