Introduction to Kubernetes for the Virtual Infrastructure Administrator
This course explains how Kubernetes is an infrastructure platform and gives a brief overview of how the evolution of infrastructure modernization led us to Kubernetes. Learn more here!
Sympathy for the Platform Team with Adam Furtado of Kessel Run
As the saying goes, before you judge or criticize someone (or a team), you should walk a mile in their shoes. In this week’s episode, Dormain sits down with Adam Furtado (@AdamSFurtado), who recently went from leading product development teams at Kessel Run (a division of the United States Air Force), to walking a mile in the platform teams shoes. What has he learned? Listen to the episode to hear.
What vRealize Cloud Management Can Do for VMware Cloud on AWS
vRealize Cloud Management is an intelligent hybrid cloud management solution that enables consistent deployments and operations for your apps, infrastructure, and platform services across VMware Cloud on AWS and other hybrid and private cloud environments.
No matter where you are on your cloud journey, vRealize Cloud Management can help you accelerate your adoption. See our experts demo how to better manage VMware Cloud on AWS with vRealize Cloud Management.
Introducing KubeAcademy Pro: In-Depth Kubernetes Training, Totally Free
We’re excited to introduce KubeAcademy Pro—a free education program that grants members access to technical, in-depth, product-agnostic Kubernetes training, exclusive workshops, virtual events with community leaders, instructor-led webinars, and more.
KubeAcademy Pro connects you with industry leaders for free so you can advance your skill set regardless of where you are on your Kubernetes journey. Whether you’re a systems administrator new to Kubernetes or an operator ready to manage clusters, KubeAcademy Pro includes a breadth of courses for a wide range of roles.
VMware Marketplace: One-stop shop for VMware partners to connect with customers!
In October, the VMware Marketplace team provided a partner-focused product overview for a session in the vmLIVE series (passcode: #J0r7M1q). VMware Marketplace is a one-stop shop for all VMware ecosystem solutions, and is trusted by over 800 partners and more than 7,500 users. With the Marketplace, partners enjoy a single location from which they can reach out to customers, drive leads and even enable downloads and subscriptions.
October Odyssey 2020 Champion
Congratulations to Ron Davis on winning our October Odyssey 2020 Tournament! Ron has won a Millennium Falcon Lego Set and the title of October Odyssey 2020 Champion. Thank you to all who participated, and VMUG, for helping make this event a success!
- Want more Odyssey? Check out our lab catalog here!
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Keep Your Employees Engaged and Productive with Digital Employee Experience Management
VMware’s Digital Employee Experience Management (DEEM) solution, part of Workspace ONE Intelligence, helps IT improve user experience across their organization. DEEM monitors digital workspace KPIs such as device health, battery status, boot time, application performance and so on, and delivers insights such as dashboards and user, application and device experience score. IT can proactively identify issues across any device, desktop or mobile, and remediate with automation. Watch this video to learn more.
Skyline Customers: Sign Up for Free vRealize Operations Cloud Trial and Get SWAG
The VMware Skyline team recently released an integrated experience with vRealize Operations Cloud for a unified issue avoidance and troubleshooting workflow. All Skyline customers are eligible for a free 30-day trial experience of vRealize Operations Cloud.
Log into Skyline Advisor and click on the ‘Sign Up’ button from the new Operational Summary dashboard to start your free trial. We’re offering Skyline SWAG to the first 100 customers who sign up via Skyline Advisor, so sign up today! Learn more about the integrated experience by watching this video!
Announcing Availability of Enhanced VMware HCX Capabilities in VMware Cloud on AWS
Great news for any business that needs to rapidly migrate workloads to the cloud. With the latest release of VMware HCX- R145, a raft of new enhanced features are now a part of VMware Cloud on AWS. You can now perform large scale live migrations, plan migration waves and fine-tune mobility traffic seamlessly. More information here!
Lessons Learned: Field Deployments of Horizon 7 on VMware Cloud on AWS
VMware’s field-facing architects share best practices in this on-demand session from VMworld 2020.
Empowering the Future Workforce with Digital Skills Global Impact Report 2020
In case you missed it, the IT Academy is proud to be featured, again, in the VMware Global Impact Report 2020. VMware believes that individual actions matter and add up to collective impact. And through public-private partnerships, VMware has committed to helping individuals gain the knowledge they need to compete in today’s workforce through VMware’s IT Academy.
VCDX in the Spotlight
Architect Phoebe Kim, #288, who works at VMware, was encouraged by her manager to work toward the VCDX certification, which she earned in January 2020. Pat has called the VCDXs the “PhDs of VMware”! Phoebe explains the challenges of preparing for a “nerve-wracking” defense, the benefits of getting support from a team, and how it made her a better speaker. Learn more here!
The Cloud Customer Success Community is now available!
Join this online community designed to help our customers find the information they need – quickly and easily. This community aims to enable peer-to-peer interaction and collaboration with other members. You can ask your questions, start conversations, get answers and be informed. We look forward to having you as part of our community!
Announcing Availability of the Cloud Customer Success Community for VMware Cloud on AWS
Great news for our customers who are just starting their VMware Cloud on AWS journey and looking for valuable content, the Cloud Customer Success Community is now live!
The Cloud Customer Success Community is an online community designed to help our customers find the information they need – quickly and easily. This resource is ideal for self-solving issues, having fruitful conversations, and deep-diving into topics specific to your use case.
If there is something you’d like to ask or answer, go for it! By asking the question, not only do you help yourself, but you also help the wider community.
Special Offers from VMware Learning
VMware Learning is pleased to announce special offers for customers based in the U.S., Canada, or Latin America. Act now before they expire on January 22, 2021. Terms and conditions may apply.
- Certification On-Demand: Enroll in a VMware Certification qualifying course on-demand, receive TWO free certification exam vouchers.
- Fast Track, Live Online: Enroll in any Fast Track course, receive TWO free certification exam vouchers.
Kubernetes for VI admins – VMs fit to the app/apps fit to k8s
In this episode I had a great conversation with Boskey Savla (@boskey) goes over kubernetes for VI admins. We discuss what VI admins traditionally do, how that maps to kubernetes, and the new tasks and roles admins have when managing kubernetes. Also: what does “kubernetes in vSphere,” like, actually mean?
Application Modernization vExpert October 2020 Blog Digest
Welcome to our first Application Modernization vExpert blog digest. The Application Modernization vExpert program, which awards the Application Modernization vExpert title to industry professionals who dedicate their spare time to sharing their knowledge of and experience with VMware products with the rest of the community, launched mid-September 2020; the candidates who were accepted into the program have been busy creating content ever since.
And so starting this month, we will share a list of posts written by vExperts that will feature walkthroughs, news, and other highlights from the VMware Tanzu portfolio and beyond.
Harbor: Installing on Kubernetes with Project Contour, Cert Manager, and Let’s Encrypt
Running a private container image registry has been a staple in many enterprise environments for years. These registries allow full control over access, updates, and the software platform itself. And while your organization may have an official image registry, having your own can also be a benefit!