Cloud Proxy gotcha with VMware Cloud on AWS Endpoint

So you setup your cloud proxy for Cloud Assembly and it has been working for weeks and suddenly it stopped working and you check the cloud account and it is constantly spinning in data collection. Eventually it pops up with the following error: Failed to submit task for execution. Make Continue reading Cloud Proxy gotcha with VMware Cloud on AWS Endpoint

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

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 Introducing VMware Sample Exchange

How to reindex the vRA7 Appliance Database

The vRealize Automation 7 appliance provides the UI and portal functionality for vRA (among other things). Behind the scenes it is running a vPostgres database to store information about approvals, catalog items and some logging. Over time the database tables can become fragmented and impact performance of the portal. Always Continue reading How to reindex the vRA7 Appliance Database

vRealize Automation or OpenStack or both?

If you are reading this your most likely a vSphere shop and have a high amount of virtual servers in your data center. As you know, you can quickly right click and spin up a new VM. However, the challenge is getting all of the infrastructure and integrations in place Continue reading vRealize Automation or OpenStack or both?