Category Archives: vCloud Director API

Terraform vCloud Director Provider v2.2.0 Released

Two months haven’t passed and we have a new version of HashiCorp Terraform vCloud Director Provider v2.2.0! You can now automatically download it via the terraform init command and find the corresponding documentation on the HashiCorp Terraform website: https://www.terraform.io/docs/providers/vcd/index.html In this particular release we had a primary goal of merging all of the open community contributions

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vCloud Availability 3.0 Blog Series: Managing vCloud Availability Access

By default, the vCloud Availability UI extension and APIs are enabled for all tenants. Tenants who don’t currently subscribe to the service will see the vCloud Availability extension as well. This can lead to confusion on behalf of the customer. Luckily, in vCloud Director, there is a way to manage extensions. In this blog, we will walk

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vCloud Director Embraces Terraform

This year marks a focused support for HashiCorp Terraform in VMware vCloud Director (vCD). The refreshed Terraform vCloud Director provider enables administrators and DevOps engineers to define vCD infrastructure as code inside Terraform configuration files. This makes it an efficient automation and integration tool. We already released two new provider versions this year (v2.0.0 and

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VMware vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud Disaster Recovery 1.5 – Available Now

    VMware is announcing vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud Disaster Recovery (DR) 1.5. As a core component of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform, vCloud Availability ensures application continuity between vCloud Director Virtual Data Centres. It fills a much-needed gap in providing native Disaster Recovery of workloads between vCloud Director instances.       VMware vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud DR is a core part of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform which continues to innovate solutions applicable for

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VMware vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud Disaster Recovery 1.5 – Available Now

    VMware is announcing vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud Disaster Recovery (DR) 1.5. As a core component of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform, vCloud Availability ensures application continuity between vCloud Director Virtual Data Centres. It fills a much-needed gap in providing native Disaster Recovery of workloads between vCloud Director instances.       VMware vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud DR is a core part of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform which continues to innovate solutions applicable for

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Announcing vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud DR

  VMware is excited to announce vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud Disaster Recovery (DR) 1.5 to further expand the core capabilities of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform with application continuity between vCloud Director Virtual Data Centres. vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud fills a much-needed gap in providing native Disaster Recovery between vCloud Director instances.   The solution can help

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Announcing Data Protection Capabilities for vCloud Director

As customers continue to fuel a massive expansion in cloud workloads, we face a growing need to offer proven, cloud-ready data protection and recovery. VMware is announcing the new Data Protection for vCloud Director at VMworld 2018 U.S., which delivers a key integration into vCloud Director. The new offering is provided by Dell EMC to

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VMware vCloud Director 9.5: The best of VMware in the Cloud

We are excited to announce that VMware’s flagship Cloud Management Platform for Cloud Providers, vCloud Director, received a major upgrade to help both Cloud Providers and their enterprise customers. The new vCloud Director 9.5 enhances easy and intuitive cloud provisioning and consumption by adding highly-requested capabilities including self-service data protection, disaster recovery, and container-orchestration for

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Tenanted incident management in vCloud Director 9.x powered by ServiceNow

Benjamin Franklin once wrote that “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”. In the world of IT, I would say there is another certain thing: issues or the so called incidents. The key to coping with incidents, is to offer a seamless way for end-users to file tickets and track

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Serverless: Functions as a Service in vCloud Director 9.x

There are many definitions and interpretation of the “Serverless” term, but if I have to say it in a few words, it would be: a software architecture, which allow the (Dev)Ops team not to care about the backend infrastructure (there are still servers, they just don’t care about them). Depending on the use case, there

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