Om Jimmy Mankowitz

Senior Solution Architect Consultant VCIX-NV 2020, VMware Cloud Native Master Specialist 2020, CKA, vExpert 2021, VCAP6-DCV, VCP7-DCV-2021, VMware Specialist Cloud Provider 2019

vSphere with Tanzu – Supervisor and TKG, Tanzu Kubernetes Grid

vSphere with Tanzu – Supervisor and TKG, Tanzu Kubernetes Grid

In this post we intend to explore vSphere with Tanzu and why the product is interesting for customers to choose, compared to running Kubernetes in a manual setup maintaining it by your self or choosing another solution to orchestrate the orchestrator Kubernetes, for

Av |2021-04-21T17:22:06+02:002021-04-16|

Scheduled and automated backup of Cloud Director Embedded PostgreSQL DB

Scheduled and automated backup of Cloud Director Embedded PostgreSQL DB

This post describes how a backup of the PostgreSQL database for Cloud Director can be setup to be scheduled and automated

In the VMware documentation there is only a description on how one could take a manual backup of the Postgres DB. In normal Operations it can

Av |2021-04-21T17:22:26+02:002020-09-28|

Where did the ’SwapThickProvisionDisabled’ setting go in vSAN?

Where did the vSAN setting ’SwapThickProvisionDisabled’ go?

Solution: This setting has been moved to the UI in vSphere Client, called ’Thin

Av |2020-08-11T11:31:52+02:002020-06-29|

Automatic Failover of the VMware Cloud Director 10.1 Appliance

Automatic Failover of the VMware Cloud Director 10.1 Appliance

So in this post I wanted to describe how a setup with Cloud Director 10.1 with embedded PostgreSQL DB can be set to automatic failover. As described in VMware documentation see Link

So starting with VMware Cloud Director 10.1 the automatic failover functionality

Av |2020-08-10T16:09:48+02:002020-05-08|

How to put Cloud Director 10.1 Multi-cell appliances with embedded DB into Maintenance-mode

How to put Cloud Director 10.1 Multi-cell appliances with embedded DB into Maintenance-mode

In this short post I wanted to describe a procedure on how you should put you Cloud Director 10.1 appliances with the embedded PostgreSQL DB into maintenance mode.
Both for the VCD Service and also the DB to be moved if the cell

Av |2020-08-10T16:10:50+02:002020-05-06|