HCX Building Blocks: Network Profiles

VMware HCX is a powerful migration solution, though setting it up can be confusing. An HCX Service Mesh is the heart-and-soul of a migration. It connects the on-premises source and the cloud destination, as well as defines which services the…

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Three Tips to Succeed at an HCX Connector Deployment

At first glance, HCX seems remarkably simple to deploy, especially if you migrate to a VMware Cloud environment. The cloud provider does the network configuration and target-side HCX deployment for you, reducing the heavy lifting for your infrastructure engineers. While…

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VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Licensing and License Groups

Maintaining valid licensing in vRealize Operations Manager is crucial to getting the most out of the tool. There are two methods of licensing vROps: per processor with unlimited VMs or per virtual machine or physical server monitored. The latter method…

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VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Design for a Home Lab

Designing for a Home Lab A practical way to gain experience with vRealize Operations Manager is to deploy and implement it into a home lab. A design for a home lab almost seems too simple, but planning it out and…

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VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Design Introduction

Sizing a vRealize Operations Manager Environment VMware vRealize Operations Manager is the flagship monitoring suite for the entire VMware Software Defined Datacenter stack. The software is incredibly powerful, but it can be a bit daunting to a newcomer. Each update…

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