Category Archives: vCenter Orchestrator

VMworld 2013 San Francisco and Barcelona – all in one post!

This is the first year where I’ve attended both VMworld conferences, and my first over the US. There are a lot of similarities, and a lot of differences. I’ve gotten the question many times during the last couple of weeks … Continue reading

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VMware View Failover Automation – Solved!

Last week I spent some time talking to a partner, ByteLife, about a solution that they’ve created for a customer. The customer needed an automated failover solution for their VMware View environment and this is the story on how they … Continue reading

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EMC ViPR give your SDDC superpowers

Its no news that IT operations are transforming with the help of software. VMware talk about the Software Defined Datacenter and how everything is becoming Software Defined. What do this mean in a storage context and how does EMC ViPR … Continue reading

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Exploring vCO and REST APIs

Lets talk about vCenter Orchestrator and how to use it to drive other products or solutions that have a rest based API. During my journey learning about vCO I had to communicate with an external REST API. Specifically an element … Continue reading

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What´s new in vCO 5.1

In vCenter Orchestrator 5.1 quite a few number of new features have been added. It´s easier than ever to use for operators and developers. The workflow process have been streamlined and it is now much easier to build a workflow … Continue reading

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