It seems that the community is still hard for vendors to include in their conferences & particularly the online replacement for their conferences. The community is my sole reason for going to almost every VMworld event since 2011, so I want to spend time with my community friends at VMworld 2020. With that in mind,[…]
Matt Crape (@MattThatITGuy) gave us a good introduction to Kubernetes by guiding us through building a simple K8s lab using K3s and Linux VMs. He explained basic concepts, used some of the recommended exercises and listed some of the resources that can be used to continue learning. All his code is available in GitHub: https://github.com/mattthatitguy
Sean Hicks (@SeanHicks77) presents “VMware Anywhere – VMware on X” What kind of cool stuff can you do when you combine VMware and your favorite public cloud? Resources: https://vmc.vmware.com/ https://www.wwt.com/atc
Our plans for TechTalks at VMworld 2020 are getting clearer. There will be a small number of TechTalks in the official VMware event, repeated in each of the three time zones. We will have quite a few more TechTalks than the VMworld team can accommodate, so we will also have a pre-VMworld event. On Monday[…]
Frances Wong @frances_wong on twitter shows the study guide she did for the VCP -NV based on NSX-T 2.4. She goes deep into her preparation, resources, material and even taking the test remotely. If you used her guide, let her know! Resources: https://virtually2cents.com/nsx-t-2-4-study-guide-support/ https://www.vmware.com/education-services/certification/vcp-nv-nsxt-2019-exam.html
Build Day Live has been bringing you live-streamed, hands-on, learning about various vendor’s products for the last three years. But this is 2020, so everything must change. Travel restrictions, particularly for me, mean that we do not expect to be doing Build Day Live events for quite a while. Our new format is more of[…]
Bob Plankers (https://twitter.com/plankers) continues our vSphere7 series with a look at new security features and guidance in vSphere 7. Resources: https://twitter.com/vSphereSecurity https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories.html https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Validated-Design/services/introduction-to-security-and-compliance/ https://github.com/vmware/dod-compliance-and-automation
Mike Foley (https://twitter.com/mikefoley) continues our vSphere 7 series with a look at vCenter 7 with Kubernetes. Mike walks through some of the architecture and workflows of administering Kubernetes on vSphere 7. Resources: Mike Foley’s Blogs: https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/author/mike_foley Micheal West’s Blogs: https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/author/michaelwest vSphere 7 Hands-on Labs: https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2020/06/announcing-the-vsphere-7-hands-on-labs.html
sNigel Hickey (https://twitter.com/vCenterNerd) kicks off our vSphere 7 series with a look at vCenter 7 server. Nigel will highlight both improvements to existing features as well as some new goodies! ?Resources:?vSphere 7 blog – http://vmw.re/vsphere7 vSphere Upgrade Center – https://www.vmware.com/products/vsphere/upgrade-center.html
Paul Mancuso (https://twitter.com/pmancuso) dives into the how and why of design decisions when deploying VMware NSX over Cisco ACI and other data center fabrics.
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