Automating vSphere VM disk zeroing with vRA7 and vRO

A long time ago, on a project far back in time, the team that I was part of was given a requirement to zero the disks of VMs before they were deleted by vRA / vRO (or vCAC and vCO as they were called back then). One of my colleagues on the project, Jonathan Medd, devised an approach for doing this using an "experimental" PowerCLI feature and wrote it up [...]

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VMworld 2017 – Call for papers is open!

VMware have a gift for you this Valentine's day. VMworld 2017 call for papers is open today! This year, VMworld US and VMworld Europe are closer together. Only two weeks [...]

vRealize Automation Extensibility Migration Guide

Possibly a little overdue, but valuable all the same, the vRealize Automation Extensibility Migration Guide was published earlier this week and is a must-read for anyone [...]

Farewell FlowGrab

If you've been using vRO (formerly vCO) for any length of time, you might have encountered a third party source code repository service called "FlowGrab" in your travels. It [...]

VCAP6-CMA Deploy Exam Launched

Last week the VMware education and certification team released the VCAP6-CMA Deploy exam. This is a lab-based exam intended to test a candidate's knowledge of how to deploy [...]

Javascript Programming Videos (Useful for vRO)

Christiaan Roeleveld (a.k.a. @vChrisR) shared a couple of videos about Javascript programming on Twitter the other day. I thought I'd pop them on here for others to find (and [...]