Part 1 – What’s New with vRealize Operations Manager 6.6.

I am happy to share that VMware has released the vRealize Operations Manager 6.6 version which was anounced through a blog post by Taruna Gandhi a few days back. While I have been closely following all the releases of vROps for the past couple of years, this release is special to me as I amContinue reading “Part 1 – What’s New with vRealize Operations Manager 6.6.”

Do It Yourself – vROps Ninja Sticker

In a recent collaboration with Simon Eady, we created a cool vROps sticker which came out really well post production. The sticker represents a Ninja who can solve world problems through vRealize Operations Manager.  I might have exaggerated the magnitude and capabilites of Mr. Ninja here 😜, but all it symbolises and relates to is aContinue reading “Do It Yourself – vROps Ninja Sticker”

Top vBlog 2017 – Time to Choose the Top Blogs in the Virtualization Space!

Eric Siebert recently opened the Top vBlog 2017 voting on vSphere-Land. Like every year, it is important that we vote the best in business to keep the bloggers motivated. So let’s pay back from the community to the bloggers by showing some love for their content and efforts. It is a democratic process and hence I wouldContinue reading “Top vBlog 2017 – Time to Choose the Top Blogs in the Virtualization Space!”

Take a Lab & Win a Drone!

While we all know that hands on lab at VMware is one of the best place to learn about VMware products, the cloud management business unit (CMBU) at VMware will take your experience of HOL at a completely different level. I am talking about the levels at which drones fly 😜😜😜😜 Last day to registerContinue reading “Take a Lab & Win a Drone!”

vROps Webinar Series 2017 – Part 2- Full Stack monitoring with vRealize Operations Manager

Time to share the recording of the second episode of the vROps Webinar Series 2017. This time around we were joined by Craig Lee and Brock Peterson from Blue Medora to talk about “Full Stack Visibility” which vROps can provide by using various extensibility solutions. We discussed the following use cases and demonstrated them in live environments: Use Case 1 – Full-StackContinue reading “vROps Webinar Series 2017 – Part 2- Full Stack monitoring with vRealize Operations Manager”

vROps Webinar 2017 – Announcing Part 2 : "Full Stack" monitoring with vRealize Operations Manager

As promised, vROps Webinar Series 2017 is back with the second episode of the year. Last time around we looked closely into the features of vROps 6.5 and as stated during that webinar, we will now show you how you can unlock the full capabilities of vROps using the extensibility of the platform. If youContinue reading “vROps Webinar 2017 – Announcing Part 2 : "Full Stack" monitoring with vRealize Operations Manager”

vROps Webinar Series 2017 – Part 1 – What’s New with vROps 6.5

Time to share the recording of the first episode of the vROps Webinar Series 2017. This time around, Simon and myself spoke about the latest release of vRealize Operations Manager. We spoke about almost all the new features which were introduced with this version and went into some of them in detail. Like always weContinue reading “vROps Webinar Series 2017 – Part 1 – What’s New with vROps 6.5”

Automatically upgrade EPOps Agents using vROps 6.5

During the first episode of vROps Webinar Series, someone asked a question about how to upgrade the end point operations agents automatically using vROps UI. The feature is available with vROps 6.5 admin UI. The vROps 6.5 documentation is pretty comprehensive and one can easily find the steps here. Here is the extract from thatContinue reading “Automatically upgrade EPOps Agents using vROps 6.5”

How is your IT infrastructure being managed?

Recently I got a chance to be on a podcast with the team of cloudinsiders.fm. I had some great discussions with the hosts and my co-speaker Simon Eady about Cloud Management. Here are the details of the episode and a link to the podcast. Hope you enjoy it and most importantly find it useful… CloudContinue reading “How is your IT infrastructure being managed?”

Did You Know #6 – Using custom metrics groups in vROps for troubleshooting

Welcome back to the Did You Know Series on vRealize operations Manager. As I mentioned in the first part of this series, the goal here is to unearth the Best Kept Secrets of vRealize Operations Manager.  This could be across features, functionalities, use cases, integrations, APIs or any tips or tricks which can help make dayContinue reading “Did You Know #6 – Using custom metrics groups in vROps for troubleshooting”