Tag: Cloud Foundation

VMware Cloud Foundation 5.1.1 Released

VMware by Broadcom has released VMware Cloud Foundation 5.1.1, the major new is VMware Private AI Foundation with NVIDIA, that offers a simpler way to manage On-Prem Generative AI solutions. This was announced at 2024 GTC AI Conference, and there after VMware by Broadcom posted a blog about this here. What’s new: See the full…

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By Allan Kjaer March 26, 2024 0

VMware Cloud Foundation and vSAN ESA (no internet connection)

I was doing at installation of VMware Cloud Foundation at a customer. This installation does not have any internet connection, Which is something that I see as a growing requirement for VMware Infrastructure at customer. This installation was with VMware Cloud foundation 5.1, and customer had purchased some vSAN ESA Ready nodes for the installation…

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By Allan Kjaer March 15, 2024 0

VMware VCF and Holodeck 2.0

VMware has a way you deploy a full VCF environment on a single host as nested environment, the current version deploys a VCF 5.0 enviroment. I was playing around with this and after deploying this I was doing as I would normally do, I shutdown the Cloud Builder VM after this, the environment did not…

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By Allan Kjaer February 27, 2024 0

VMware VCF Planning and Preparation Workbook

I am working on doing some sizing of a VMware VCF environment for at customer and wanted to use the VCF Planning and Preparation Workbook and of course I downloaded the lates version for the version 5.1 from the documentation home page here: This resulted in getting the version 1.5.1.002, there are a few problems…

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By Allan Kjaer February 14, 2024 0

VMware Cloud Foundation 5.1 Released

VMware has released VMware Cloud Foundation 5.1, this version features some major new features and enhancements. This version has support for the new VMware vSAN ESA and vSAN Max. It is also the backbone of the future VMware Private Generative AI, for now this is only guided for installing the product at the moment, so…

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By Allan Kjaer November 10, 2023 0

VMware Cloud Foundation 4.4 Released

VMware has released VMware Cloud Foundation 4.4, this is has some major enhancement, changes and security fixes. There are important changes, like ESXi host do not need to have SSH enabled, and flexible vRealize Product Upgrades. What’s new: VMware vRealize Suite updated to 8.6.2 VMware vSphere 7.0.3c Enhanced AI/ML workload support with NVIDIA AI Enterprise…

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By Allan Kjaer February 11, 2022 0

VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3 Released

VMware has VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3 and VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3 on Dell EMC VxRail 4.3. What’s new: Flexibility in Application Virtual Networks (AVN):  Application Virtual Networks (AVN)s, which include the NSX Edge Cluster and NSX network segments, are no longer deployed and configured during bring-up. Instead they are implemented as a Day-N operations in SDDC Manager,…

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By Allan Kjaer August 25, 2021 0

VMware Cloud Foundation 4.2 Released

VMware has released Cloud Foundation 4.2. This version contains vRealize Suite to 8.2, NSX-T to 3.1, and updates to other things like vCenter/ESXi/….. What’s new: vSAN HCI Mesh Support: VMware Cloud Foundation supports HCI Mesh on VSAN clusters. This capability allows you to utilize storage from remote vSAN clusters in a local vSAN cluster.  NSX-T Federation…

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By Allan Kjaer February 9, 2021 0

VMware Cloud Foundation 4.1.0 Released

VMware has released Cloud Foundation 4.1.0. Note: the BOM does not have the vRealize Suite 8.2 in this version, What’s new: vVols as Principal Storage in Workload Domains: VMware Cloud Foundation now supports vVols as principal storage, providing a common storage management framework for external storage and automation for pre-defined storage, including volume management and…

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By Allan Kjaer October 6, 2020 0