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vCloud Resource Management – Allocation Pool WITH Elastic vDC

A couple of days ago I posted some information on how the vCloud Allocation Pool Model manages resources with Elastic vDC is not enabled.  This is the follow-up post to run through the same scenario except enabling the Elastic vDC Option.  When you do this some things change.  I will try to use the same basic example setup so we ... Read More »

vCloud Resource Management – Allocation Pool Without Elastic vDC

Many service providers have been deploying their services using vCloud Director of the past couple years.  Of the various models I have seen the Allocation Pool used most often, but there is two ways it can be configured and each way changes the way your virtual machine resources are handled.  With vCloud Director 5.1 you have the option of enabling ... Read More »

How To Configure vCloud Edge Gateway Protocols

First I wanted to say that I have had a lot of fun digging back into Software Defined Datacenter, (SDDC).  If you have not been able to tell I dove back in feet first with my recent vCloud Director Hybrid Cloud Case Study which I will also be presenting on the vBrown Bag this week.  Something I discussed in the process I glazed ... Read More »

Running VMware View PCoIP Inside vCloud Director 5.1

I’m actually surprised in the last few posts nobody has picked up on the fact I am showing some VMware View servers along with a View PCoIP desktop in my diagrams.  The fact of the matter is this is of course un-supported, but I wanted to see if it could be done.  The reasoning was pretty simple.  I wanted PCoIP ... Read More »

vCloud Director Hybrid Cloud Design Case Study

So all week I have been posting tidbits about the vCloud Director Hybrid cloud I have been building.  So what was my purpose for doing so?  Well I did it to make a couple of points of course the following is the final outcome formed into a bit of a case study that you can digest for a while.  The ... Read More »

How To Run vCloud Connector 2.0 Hosted With NAT

As I have been building out this crazy vCloud Director Hybrid setup in a few of the public clouds I am using from Virtacore, Stratogen, and the VMware Evaluation Cloud, I decided to try hosting all the vCloud Connector components in the various clouds.  One thing I remember from the vCloud Connector 1.0 days was the Server component was not ... Read More »

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