Turbonomic has announced the release of version 5.9 of their Automation Platform. Most of the new features are implemented in their new HTML5 UI, since their Flash-based UI will be deprecated by the end of the year.
VMware have announced the following enhancements to the vRealize Suite (vROps, vRBC, vRLI) and vRealize Network Insight.
Nutanix has partnered with IBM to bring their Enterprise Cloud Platform software to the IBM Power System eco-system by supporting Acropolis and AHV on IBM OpenPOWER LC server hardware.
For those of you that wrestle with the transformation of non-x86 to x86 platforms, you will appreciate how this will simplify the consolidation process. In particular, this will allow you to simplify from an Application Transformation, Database or Guest OS migration to a Hypervisor/Hardware Migration. Which reduces risk, complexity, timeline and cost. The diagram below illustrates an example of non-x86 to x86 transformation.
Turbonomic and RoundTower Technologies are collaborating on a series of “Powered by Turbonomic” Reference Architecture and Best Practice Guide white papers.
Eric Wright and myself worked together on producing the Turbonomic Technical Poster. Click on the link to download. Any feedback or questions you may have are welcomed. You will also be able to collect your hardcopy from the Turbonomic boot at industry events such as VMworld.
Previously, we also collaborated on a Turbonomic Reference Architecture for VMware vSphere.
This is part 4 of the vSphere 6.5 Basics, detailing the migration of vCenter Server 6.0 on Windows to vCSA 6.5, including the cleanup and rollback processes. Continue reading
This is part 5 of the vSphere 6.5 Basics, detailing the upgrade of vCSA 6.0 to vCSA 6.5, including the cleanup and rollback processes. Continue reading