Containers, vSphere Style!

I’ve been lucky enough to be able to spend the last couple of days having a better look at Docker and vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC for short). So first of all what are containers and how do they fit in a vSphere world?

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VCAP6-DCV Design Exam Experience

I recently sat exam 3VO-622 which leads to VCAP6-DCV Design certification and 1 step of 2 required for VCIX-DCV (the other being 3VO-623 / VCAP6-DCV Deploy). A few colleagues asked me for my views of the exam so I thought I’d share them here. I know the are a number of these already out there but I figured another wouldn’t hurt…

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vRA IP Assignment and Machine Naming Behaviour

I’ve been asked a couple of times about how vRealize Automation handles IP assignment and naming and the topic came up again recently. It isn’t always what people expect and although it’s pretty simple, it isn’t something widely documented.

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