VMware Cloud on AWS DR as a Service first look

The days of managing a remote DR hot site are over!!! Last week at Amazon reInvent, VMware announced General Availability of DR as a Service for VMware Cloud on AWS. This service leverages a very mature and widely used solution from VMWare called SRM or Site Recovery Manager. In this Continue reading VMware Cloud on AWS DR as a Service first look

VMware Cloud Hybrid Linked mode first look

At VMworld Vegas, VMware announced availability of hybrid linked mode for vCenter. This allows you to view and manage both your on-prem vSphere environment as well as your SDDC in VMware Cloud on AWS. Let’s take a look at this awesome new feature! NOTE: Although similar, this is not vCenter Continue reading VMware Cloud Hybrid Linked mode first look

VMware Cloud Services vs VMware Cloud on AWS

Last week at VMworld in Vegas, VMware announced two new service offerings. In this post I will point out the key differences between each service as well as some of the features that both share. Hopefully this will help you clearly understand what these services offer as well as help Continue reading VMware Cloud Services vs VMware Cloud on AWS

My Top 10 VMworld2017 Vegas Hands On Labs

This year VMworld is back in Vegas and the opportunity for continued learning is gonna be huge! In no particular order here are my top picks for the hands on labs or workshops I am attending. VMware Cloud on AWS – Getting Started Workshop [ELW188701U] VMware Cloud on AWS – Continue reading My Top 10 VMworld2017 Vegas Hands On Labs

My top 10 VMworld2017 Vegas Session picks

This year VMworld is back in Vegas and it’s gonna be hotter than ever. While it is going to be a blast to be in Vegas there is a lot more to get excited about. As an employee I can’t register for sessions so that you all have first dibs. Continue reading My top 10 VMworld2017 Vegas Session picks

Top 10 Reasons to Register for VMworld Vegas 2017

This year VMworld is back in Vegas again and it’s going to be hotter than ever…errr and hot outside too! It is the dessert and all! Ya, I know what your thinking, I just went to Vegas last year why do I need to go again? Well I am here Continue reading Top 10 Reasons to Register for VMworld Vegas 2017

Where have I been and where am I going?

As you may have noticed it has been a while since I posted here. That’s because I have been busy working on VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services. Your probably wondering what this means for my helpful guides on vRealize Automation. Well, no change really, I am still heavily involved Continue reading Where have I been and where am I going?

How to configure Photon OS to auto start containers at boot time

In this guide I will show you how to configure Photon OS to start a container when the OS boots up. This way your container is running even if the OS gets powered off or rebooted. Or if you are running on vSphere and an HA event occurs.