Photon OS vs. Photon Platform – Stop The Insanity

I get this question a lot, or I think the conversation is about one solution and it ends up being about the other. In this post I will very simply describe both solutions. This is not a 10 pager here, super simple so you can keep this as a handy Continue reading

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

Getting started with VMware Admiral Container Service on Photon OS

In this guide I will walk you through a simple setup of Admiral using Photon OS as the container host. Admiral™ is a highly scalable and very lightweight Container Management platform for deploying and managing container based applications. It is designed to have a small footprint and boot extremely quickly. Continue reading

How to enable Docker Remote API on Photon OS

So you want to connect to the Docker instance on Photon OS remotly from another Docker client? In this guide I will walk you through a few short steps to configure Photon OS to enable the remote docker API. NOTE: This is not considered the secure method. If you want Continue reading

Remote site replicated Docker Registries with VMware Harbor

One of the great features of VMware Harbor registry is the out of the box image replication. Some of you may just use this feature for a simple way to back up your registry but I found another use case that may be of interest.  Let’s say you wanted to Continue reading

Hybrid cloud Docker Registry with VMware Harbor

One of the great features of VMware Harbor registry is the out of the box image replication. Some of you may just use this feature for a simple way to back up your registry but I found another use case that may be of interest.  Let’s say you wanted to Continue reading