VMware: ESXi Metrics You Should Monitor

Virtualization environments of today are mostly driven by VMware due to its stability, scalability, and power. Aside from the configuration and architecture design, one must also consider the performance of the physical layer, hosted applications, and virtual machines. VMware provides tools that help monitor your virtual environment and find out the source of existing and potential issues.

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Do you know what VMWare is and how to include it in monitoring?

Before we dive into how to monitor virtualized environments with VMWare, let’s clarify a couple of concepts for those who are less into the subject, starting withWhat is VMWare?. VMWare is a software product development company, mostly related to virtualization, and more recently to containerization, although this is beyond the scope of this article. Today, we are going to focus on monitoring virtualized environments with VMWare.

NiCE VMware Monitoring Adds Value 2021Q2

Virtualization is part of many IT environments and a very effective way to reduce expenses while boosting efficiency and flexibility. VMware monitoring using the NiCE VMware Management Pack for Microsoft SCOM enables you to ensure maximum performance and availability of your VMware vSphere and ESXi environments. The NiCE Management Pack enables insight beyond the virtualization layer and discovers how the virtualization configuration impacts your application services and end-user experience.

What's Changed in VMware vSphere 7 Update 2: All You Need to Know

VMware has recently released vSphere 7 Update 2, and there is a lot of new stuff to look out for. vSphere, VMware’s server virtualization product, has been an industry favorite for a long time. The vSphere 7 came out in April 2020, and this is so far the second update to it, hence the name. When you look at the changes they’ve rolled out, you’ll know that they are really focusing on some key areas. As a result, VMware infrastructure is getting pretty solid and modern.

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Log Shipping Using Fluent Bit and vSphere with Tanzu

One of the new features that came with the latest update of vSphere with Tanzu was the ability to use TKG Extensions. This powerful framework allows simplified deployment and management of multiple open source projects that are backed by VMware support, including alerting with Prometheus, visualization with Grafana, ingress with Contour, and logging with Fluent Bit.