VMware Cloud Foundation 4 Series – Part 1

VMware Cloud Foundation 4 presents an important step in offering a hybrid cloud platform supporting native Kubernetes workloads and management alongside your traditional VM-based workloads. VMware Cloud Foundation Cloud Foundation has an automated deployment process, known as Bring-up which deploys standardized workload ready private cloud in just matter of hours! By any measure, VMware Cloud … Continue reading VMware Cloud Foundation 4 Series – Part 1

Unable to use Azure Private Endpoints with On-Prem DNS server!!

So, I have come across a use case where I want to use a Private endpoint for Azure Database Service like SQL and would need to connect to DB from an on-prem VM which is pointing to my on-prem DNS server. * You already have connectivity to on-prem from Azure networK VIA Express route or … Continue reading Unable to use Azure Private Endpoints with On-Prem DNS server!!

vRealize Automation 8.0 – A lot has changed!

Hello Everyone! It is always good to refresh new products/new features coming in Industry (Although it’s been a year that vRA 8.0 has been released but it’s still new to many!). So, in this blog post, I’ll try to give an insight on new vRealize Automation 8.0 Architecture and will talk about what exactly has … Continue reading vRealize Automation 8.0 – A lot has changed!

vLeaderConnect EP1: In conversation with Joe Beda

Hello and welcome everyone, "There is always a first time for everything," #vLeaderConnect was the same experience for us at VMUG Pune. I proposed this idea to all the committee members during one of our internal discussion. The sole objective of vLeaderConnect was to get an insight into how the technical leaders carry themselves, personally … Continue reading vLeaderConnect EP1: In conversation with Joe Beda

SAM 101 – Build and Deploy your Lambda Function Using AWS SAM

Hello! I came across a use case, where I have to deploy a CloudFormation template which creates a lambda resource under my AWS account. To provide Lambda function code to CFN template I have two ways: Use Inline lambda function inside the CFN template. Use the Serverless Application Model (SAM) by creating Lambda function artifacts … Continue reading SAM 101 – Build and Deploy your Lambda Function Using AWS SAM

Decrypt PSCredential object password and it’s applications

Hello Everyone, I feel it's no more a secret that you can decrypt PSCredential Object and read/get the password in plain text. Wait..., I do not know what is PSCredntial object, This is what you must be thinking. I feel you stumble upon PSCredential object if you do basic PowerShell for system administration. Get-Credential is the cmdlet … Continue reading Decrypt PSCredential object password and it’s applications

vSphere 7.0 : DRS Re-Designed

Although vsphere 7.0 is a major enhancement in itself with lots of new features added like Kubernetes (Project Pacific), vCenter Server Profiles, vsphere Lifecycle Manager(vLCM), Certificate Management, Refactored vMotion etc. But the one that caught my eye and is completely re-designed after a span of 15 years is DRS (Distributed Resource Scheduler). How DRS used … Continue reading vSphere 7.0 : DRS Re-Designed

Set SCSI controllers to a VM HDD: vRO workflow

Hello All, SQL servers on VMware infrastructure need to be built as per recommended guidelines. One of the major recommendations is to have specific SCSI controllers assigned to data HDD of a SQL server. The idea here is to have dedicated SCSI controllers for each data disk so that it does not pass all the … Continue reading Set SCSI controllers to a VM HDD: vRO workflow