In this blog post, I am going to review the process of updating a VMware Cloud Director (VCD) virtual appliance along with a quick walkthrough of this 10.0.0.1 patch release.
Yesterday, we released our first 10.0 patch – release notes here.
Please note that while we can upgrade via the VMware Update Repository, the 10.0.0.1 patch has not been propagated just yet (as of January 16th, 2020).
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I look back at the (short) time I’ve been at VMware and still fascinated by how technology evolves. VMware vCloud Director has been near and dear to my heart throughout this journey, for better or worse.
Today we announce VMware Cloud Director Service at VMworld Europe. I’ve been testing Cloud Director Service (CDS) and stoked I can finally discuss it in public. My man Ari Paul wrote about our other awesome announcements for VMware Cloud Providers here.
It’s pretty amazing to see Pat on stage discussing Cloud Director Service –
Before we get started, I wrote a blog post in April of 2018, stating the following –
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Over the past few weeks, I have been evaluating Nirmata with my esteemed peer, Joe Mann. From my purview, Nirmata provides an “easy” way for Kubernetes management. More importantly, they have written a UI plugin for VMware Cloud Director (VCD) that calls upon the Container Service Extension (CSE).
In this blog post, I’d like to summarize some of the unique functionality and my experience with Nirmata, CSE, and VCD. I believe this is extremely relevant for Cloud Providers and consumers of VCD.
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In this post, I’m going to go through how to pair two brand new VMware vCloud Director (vCD) 10.0 instances using Postman. For this lab environment, I am using the generally available virtual appliances.
First, I wanted to call out a few things from Steve Dockar –
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