In the last three blogs of this series, we covered the overview and concepts of Anthos and GKE On-Prem(Part I and II). Now, its time for the rubber to meet the road. In this blog post, we walk through the actual installation steps for getting GKE On-Prem running inside your Datacenter on vSphere 6.5. For … Continue reading Installing Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) On-Prem on VMware vSAN
After talking about GKE On-Prem's Architecture, compute and storage integrations into your datacenter in the last blog post, let's talk about Networking, Security and Cloud Connect features in this one. Let's talk about Networking. This covers all east-west and north-south traffic inside the GKE On-Prem user cluster. By east-west I mean the pod-to-pod or service-to-service … Continue reading Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) On-Prem – Part II
Welcome Back! I am going to assume that all of you understand what Google Anthos is and the problems it is trying to solve. If you don't, then you should go back and quickly read through the first post in this series, where we talk about Anthos……. Done? Let's go then... This is the second … Continue reading Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) On-Prem – Part I
After taking a 6-month sabbatical from publishing new content on this blog, I decided it was time to get back at it and what better topic than Google Anthos. I have been working with the Google Partner Technical Engineering team on Anthos since the Alpha version, as part of a joint effort to get Anthos … Continue reading Google Anthos – Overview
Last week I had to replace all the drives in a VMware vSAN Cluster in my lab (which was built using Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Appliances) to increase the amount of capacity available in the cluster and also use Intel NVMe drives as the Cache Tier. But, I had a number of virtual machines that I … Continue reading Replacing drives Non-Disruptively on VMware vSAN
Disaster Recovery Planning has become one of the top priorities for IT organizations irrespective of the industry segment or size of the business. In the last year itself, we saw United Airlines have an outage which led to the grounding of all domestic flights in the United States, we saw Gitlabs have an outage due … Continue reading Architecting a Disaster Recovery Solution for ThinkAgile VX using VMware Cloud on AWS
We are just a week away from the VMworld US 2018 conference and its time to get excited. Hopefully, all of you have registered for the event, booked your travel and accommodation. And more importantly, registered for the parties throughout the week. If you don't know which ones to attend, here is a list of … Continue reading What’s happening at VMworld 2018??