Deploy VCF 4.5 Lab on AMD Ryzen – Part 3

In last two parts, we had seen how to setup base VMs and Infrastructure to prepare for VCF Bringup. In 2nd part, we had gone over SDDC Bringup process and issues I had encountered during deployment. In this last part, we will cover how to deploy Edge cluster in SDDC Manager to be used for either AVN, Workload Management or Custom. This is where it gets tricky as Edge VMs get stuck in Registration Pending state due to AMD Ryzen CPU, so we will see how to get past this.

Link to Other two parts in this series –

Let’s start deploying VCF 4.5 on our lab environment.

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One Year of HCX (2022)

A quick recap of what #VMware HCX achieved in year 2022.

One Year of HCX (2022)

In my world, the HCX team continues to deliver the migration and mobility vision and enables customers to execute on their cloud adoption & multi-cloud journey! Today I want to share some highlights in 2022: […]


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High Availability for Application Monitoring in…

High Availability for Application Monitoring in #VMware #Aria Operations

High Availability for Application Monitoring in…

This blog was authored by Tim George. The January release of VMware Aria Operations gave us an exciting new feature. We now have HA for application monitoring! If you are familiar with application monitoring using Telegraf in VMware Aria Operations, you already know that it is highly dependent on Cloud Proxies. Any data that is … Continued The post High Availability for Application Monitoring in VMware Aria Operations appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.


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What To Do When You’ve Outgrown SQL Server?

What To Do When You’ve Outgrown SQL Server?

This blog will discuss several options for scaling SQL Server, including vertical scaling, horizontal scaling, MPP databases, DB sharding, and open-source MPP databases. We will also explore the benefits of these options and how they can help manage large amounts of data.


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Cloud Director service Expanding Multi-Cloud…

Cloud Director service Expanding Multi-Cloud Services on #Oracle Cloud #VMware Solution and it’s Use Case overview

Cloud Director service Expanding Multi-Cloud…

This week we are pleased to announce VMware Cloud Director service (CDs) support for managing multi-tenancy or private SDDC services on Oracle Cloud VMware Solution (OCVS) as an Initial Availability. Oracle Cloud VMware Solutions is an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) service, sold and […]


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Migration Coordinator with HCX – Simplified…

Simplify your workload migration with Migration Coordinator with HCX – Latest feature in #VMware #NSX 4.0.1.1

Migration Coordinator with HCX – Simplified…

With the NSX 4.0.1.1 release, Migration Coordinator adds two game-changing features that help simplify workload migration in the case of lift and shift migration mode. These features build on top of the User Defined Topology mode of migration and add one more config mode. Folks familiar with the User Defined Topology will find the workflow The post Migration Coordinator with HCX – Simplified Workload Migration appeared first on Network and Security Virtualization.


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Why vSAN and vVols are Best for VMware Cloud…

This document discuss benefits of using #vSAN and vVOLs with #VMware #VCF

Why vSAN and vVols are Best for VMware Cloud…

This document covers the value that HCI with vSAN, vSphere Virtual Volumes (vVols)-enabled SAN/NAS, and traditional SAN/NAS bring to Cloud Foundation. The best way to summarize it is “good, better, best” where traditional SAN/NAS is good, vVols is better, and vSAN delivers the best value with […]


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Introducing the New VMware SD-WAN Client for…

Introducing the New VMware SD-WAN Client for…

Today at VMware Explore Europe, we are announcing a new offering in our award-winning, market-leading SD-WAN platform. To answer the need for remote SD-WAN access without a hardware SD-WAN edge, VMware is introducing the software-based VMware SD-WAN Client, to be available soon.


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Deploy VCF 4.5 Lab on AMD Ryzen – Part 2

In first part, we had seen how to setup base VMs and Infrastructure to prepare for VCF Bringup. In 2nd part, I am going to cover SDDC Bringup process and issues I have encountered during deployment. Link to first part is down below. It also has a sample JSON file, which I have used to cut on comonents to save on precious compute and storage in a lab environment.

Let’s start deploying VCF 4.5 on our lab environment.

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Getting Started with NSX Application Platform…

Getting Started with NSX Application Platform…

A quick guide on getting started with our high-performance security analytics platform, NSX Application Platform (NAPP).


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What’s new in VMware Aria Operations – October…

What’s new in VMware Aria Operations – October…

The latest release for VMware Aria Operations (formerly vRealize Operations Cloud) is now available! There have been quite a few leaps forward in many areas of VMware Aria Operations including sustainability, certificate monitoring, NSX-T support, VMware Cloud on AWS outposts, public clouds, […]


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Deploy VCF 4.5 Lab on AMD Ryzen – Part 1

This is a very delayed post which was roaming in my head for a long time. I always wanted to deploy a fully functional lab for VCF on my home system to play around with API and automation. There is execellent tool VLC (VCF Lab Constructor) which will help you prepare base infrastructure and deploy VCF to play around with. But in my case, it is bit different as I am using VMware Workstation and wanted to experience bring up process. In this multi part series, I will cover how to deploy VCF and then Edge Cluster to have a functional Consolidated Management Domain.

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VMware Retires Tanzu Community Edition

VMware Retires Tanzu Community Edition

After one year out in the wild Tanzu Community Editions time is up. VMware announces that it ends the project and offers TKG for free instead.


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Announcing General Availability of VMware…

Announcing General Availability of VMware…

VMware is proud to announce the general availability of VMware Ransomware Recovery for VMware Cloud DR. VMware Ransomware Recovery is a purpose-built ransomware recovery-as-a-service solution that enables businesses to recover from ransomware attacks faster and with more predictability & confidence.


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Announcing General Availability of VMware Cloud…

Announcing General Availability of VMware Cloud…

We are pleased to announce the general availability of VMware Cloud Foundation 4.5. This version of VMware’s multi-cloud platform was announced at VMware Explore 2022 as part of our introduction of VMware Cloud Foundation+. VMware Cloud Foundation 4.5 is the first version of Cloud Foundation to [..]


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