Tag: VMware

No Catalog, No Cloud. Reading vCloud API, VMware Agrees.

I’m catching up on my reading of VMware vSphere API and sitting right there are service catalogs as a core enabler for the VMware cloud. Essentially, for cloud computing to work at all, you need to have very well defined set of standards, policies and configuration dials. Without these, it’s all manual, error-prone processes that […]

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Tag: VMware

10 Things Vmware Server Admins Should Know About Self-Service

10 Things VMware Server Admins Should Know About Self-Service Catalogs and Lifecycle Management that I’ll be publishing over the next couple of weeks. 8. The service catalog software can communicate directly with the underlying support systems to orchestrate workflow Once we have created our standard templates, published them in the service catalog with nice pictures […]

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