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Episode Followup – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Terraform (But Were Afraid To Ask) by Ned Bellavance

Ned Bellavance (@Ned1313) sits down with us for an discussion about Terraform, the latest from Hashiconf, tips and tricks for using Terraform for automating your infrastructure, and more. Ned is a Hashicorp Ambassador, a Microsoft MVP, and a Pluralsight author. He currently hosts and cohosts podasts such as Day Two Cloud, Buffer Overflow, and The[…]

Episode Followup – Automating the lifecycle of Infrastructure as Code from Deploy to Destroy! with Tim Davis

Tim Davis (@vtimd) presents “Automating the lifecycle of Infrastructure as Code from Deploy to Destroy!” In this presentation, Tim Davis walks us through the process of defining what are stable vs dynamic cloud infrastructures and why you want to use the Infrastructure as Code (IaC) lifecycle. He then does a live demo of the Env0[…]

Episode Followup – Unlocking the Potential of Events for SDDC Automation presented by Michael Gasch (@ebano1), William Lam (@lamw) and PK (@pkblah)

Michael, William and PK join us to discuss how VEBA enables event based automation for vSphere. Every VI Admin knows that little toolbar in vCenter Server showing the Tasks and Events happening in their environment. This is commonly used to track progress of an operation and can also be used for auditing purposes. However, did[…]

Azure ARM & Terraform Automation with Nick Colyer @vNickC and Cooper Lutz @lutz_cooper

Nick Colyer and Cooper Lutz continue the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals series with Azure Automation with ARM and Terraform. Find Nick on twitter at https://www.twitter.com/vNickC Find Cooper on twitter at https://www.twitter.com/lutz_cooper Cooper blogs at https://cooperscloud.tech/ https://skylinesacademy.com Skyline Academy has a great offer for vBrownbag Viewers. Purchase an Azure 70-533 Certification course for 50% retail price. Enter[…]

VMware 6.7 APIs and Automation with Kyle Ruddy (@kmruddy)

Kyle Ruddy (@kmruddy) joins us to discuss and demo what’s new with the vSphere 6.7 APIs. The best way to reach Kyle for question is twitter DM https://www.twitter.com/kmruddy Have a feature request? Post it to https://powercli.ideas.aha.io/ and they will look into it! *About vBrownBag* SUBSCRIBE! http://bit.ly/vBBYoutube Socials: Twitter: https://twitter.com/vBrownBag Facebook: https://facebook.com/vBrownBag iTunes: http://bit.ly/vbrownbagitunes Google+: google.com/+vBrownBag

VMware Infrastructure as Code with Brett Johnson (@brettjohnson008)

Brett Johnson introduces the concept of infrastructure as code, CD/CD pipeline, and Git best practices. Git Resources: Commitmas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlY_hqvCmqY&list=PL2rC-8e38bUXloBOYChAl0EcbbuVjbE3t Git Documentation: https://git-scm.com/doc

VMware and Terraform Infrastructure as Code with Grant Orchard (@grantorchard)

https://youtu.be/ag36WCKrq5g Grant Orchard demonstrates using Terraform to deploy VMware VMs as code. He starts simple then introduces variables and shows how to deploy a complete application stack leveraging Terraform modules. Check out Grant’s blog series at https://grantorchard.com/infrastructure-as-code-vsphere-admin-part1/ Follow Grant on twitter at https://www.twitter.com/GrantOrchard 3:00 – Brief introduction to Terraform 16:00 – Dependency Resolution/graphviz 19:00 –[…]

VMware APIs as a Service using OpenFaaS and VIO Kubernetes w Cody De Arkland (@codydearkland)

A vBrownBag “speed-round” where we saw how much Kubernetes, OpenFaas, and vSphere API’s we could cram into! VMware APIs as a Service using OpenFaaS and VIO Kubernetes Video We take an empty vSphere Integrated OpenStack Kubernetes cluster, and deploy OpenFaaS on it. In it’s normal state, it deploys to single node, behind a port. Traditional[…]

vSphere 6.5 RESTful APIs with Kyle Ruddy (@kmruddy)

Kyle Ruddy reviews the RESTful APIs available with vSphere 6.5 *About vBrownBag* SUBSCRIBE! http://bit.ly/vBBYoutube Socials: Twitter: https://twitter.com/vBrownBag Facebook: https://facebook.com/vBrownBag iTunes: http://bit.ly/vbrownbagitunes Google+: google.com/+vBrownBag https://vBrownBag.com is a community of people who believe in helping other people. Specifically we work in IT infrastructure and we help other people in the IT industry to better their carreers by[…]

Using RESTful APIs w Peter Milanese @pmilano1

Rubrik’s Peter Milanese discusses: – Authentication – Calling a ReSTful API – Writing Code Using RESTful APIs Video *About vBrownBag* SUBSCRIBE! http://bit.ly/vBBYoutube Socials: Twitter: https://twitter.com/vBrownBag Facebook: https://facebook.com/vBrownBag iTunes: http://bit.ly/vbrownbagitunes Google+: google.com/+vBrownBag https://vBrownBag.com is a community of people who believe in helping other people. Specifically we work in IT infrastructure and we help other people in[…]