How a release pipeline could look like within a small vRA environment

This environment consists: -vRSLCM, 2x vRA minimal Deployment, 2x MSSQL database, 1x external vRO Instance, 1x external vRO instance per developer Consider to have a look at: https://blogs.vmware.com/management/2018/06/vrealizing-iaas-as-a-code-multi-developer-story-with-vrealize-automation-and-lifecycle-suite-content-management.html as well on the vRO Coding-Design Guide: https://docs.vmware.com/en/vRealize-Orchestrator/7.0/vrealize_orchestrator_coding_design_guide.pdf

SnapButler – v1

Getting control on all snapshots in your vSphere environment. Scan your System, Create and Delete snapshots in groups and sequentially. SnapButler helps you to getting a overview of your vSphere environments snapshots, list informations of them. Create and delete them in groups, all together or sequentially. Features: LOGIN Provide following information to authorise with SnapButler… Continue reading SnapButler – v1

Essay – SQL to NoSQL Denormalization and Migration

Im Rahmen des Modules «Einführung in Data Science» an der Fernfachhochschule Schweiz (FFHS) werden vier Essays verfasst in welchem die erarbeiteten Kenntnisse miteinfliessen. In diesem zweiten Essay geht es um die Migration einer relationalen Datenbank zu einer demoralisierten Datenbank des Typs NoSQL (Not only SQL). Abstract Um die Parallelisierung von Abfragen bzw. die die horizontale… Continue reading Essay – SQL to NoSQL Denormalization and Migration

Essay – DataScience, der Stellenwert der verschiedenen Anwendungsstufen

Im Rahmen des Modules «Einführung in Data Science» an der Fernfachhochschule Schweiz (FFHS) werden vier Essays verfasst in welchem die erarbeiteten Kenntnisse miteinfliessen. In diesem ersten Essay geht es hauptsächlich um die Grundlagen wie Data Science, nachfolgend auch DS genannt, einzuordnen ist, welche mögliche Entwicklungen und Einflüsse sie in unserem beruflichen sowie auch privaten Umfeld… Continue reading Essay – DataScience, der Stellenwert der verschiedenen Anwendungsstufen

vmnic128 with new Cisco nenic driver + AutoDeploy

Following problems I was facing during the upgrade of vSphere 6.0 to 6.5 with Auto Deploy.vCenter and it’s Auto Deploy services were upgraded properly and a new image of ESXi 6.5 with Cisco’s nenic 1.0.6 driver build. Cisco changed their support between the versions 6.0 and 6.5 from enic to nenic.In combination with Auto Deploy… Continue reading vmnic128 with new Cisco nenic driver + AutoDeploy

VCSA 6.5u1 Migration from 6.0u1 fails with vmware-eam

During the migration of vSphere 6.0 vCenter Server based on Windows to a vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 you may facing issues with EAM and certificate.Following was logged: Error: 2018-01-30T16:05:30.651Z | ERROR | main | VcConnection.java | 648 | Error communicating with the vCenter server.com.vmware.vim.vmomi.client.exception.SslException: com.vmware.vim.vmomi.core.exception.CertificateValidationException:Server certificate chain not verified at … Two actions were performed… Continue reading VCSA 6.5u1 Migration from 6.0u1 fails with vmware-eam

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vRealize Automation EBS Lifecycle States & Events

I tried to visualize in a diagram the vRealize Automation Event Brocker System. More exactly for the Lifecycle States and Events triggered during a Machine Provisioning with Provisioning Workflows: Clone Workflow BasicVMWorkflow VMPSMasterWorkflow32 You can download this diagram here: https://i1.wp.com/vbounty.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/vRA-States-Events.drawIo_v1.1.png This diagram was created based on the information in the documentation of vRA 7.5https://docs.vmware.com/en/vRealize-Automation/7.5/vrealize-automation-75-extensibility.pdf

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Ice Climbing Rohne-Glacier

It’s nearly a ritual to visit “Rhone Glacier” at summer end and having fun rope down and climbing some crevasse. This glacier is easy to reach. Just heading to the “Furka” mountain pass, near hotel “Bellevue” you will find a parking space where you can easy leave your car during the day. Just after some minutes… Continue reading Ice Climbing Rohne-Glacier