VMworld 2021 – Why Multi-Cloud Matters for Cloud Providers

VMworld

Just in a few short weeks, we will be kicking off our next VMworld event in digital form. In this post, I’d like to discuss why it’s important to attend this year’s event, especially for our VMware partner and cloud provider community.

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Infrastructure Certificate Handling Changes in VMware Cloud Director 10.3

With the release of VMware Cloud Director 10.3, there are several new additions and enhancements to this self-service platform. I’d like to talk about some of the continued security and certificate changes that one must be aware of before upgrading to 10.3.

This is an ongoing effort to simplify certificate handling, but also conform to industry security standards.

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Using Customer Monthly Reporting in Usage Meter 4.4

With the release of vCloud Usage Meter 4.4, we have re-introduced Customer Monthly Reporting inside of Usage Meter and Usage Insight. In this post, I will walk through some of the newer capabilities and differences with this level of granular reporting.

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Using VMware Cloud Director Sizing Policies for SAP HANA Workloads

One of newer additions to VMware Cloud Director (VCD) is the ability to use a VM sizing policy – or VDC Compute Policy – to provide granular resource control on a per VM basis. In this post, I will review how a VCD provider can implement advanced VM properties on a per-workload basis. While this example is SAP HANA specific, this could be used for any additional advanced VM property.

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