Tag: Software Defined Data Center
VMware Site Recovery and VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery provide robust yet simple methods within the disaster recovery plans to map existing production networks onto the appropriate DR networks configured in VMware Cloud on AWS. This provides a documented and orchestrated capability to bring up application virtual machines in the SDDC. It also provides the appropriate connectivity to help your business test DR capabilities or provide business continuity following unplanned outages.
AWS customers can start transforming their applications and moving towards microservices architecture by utilizing the VMware Cloud on AWS. Learn how to integrate VMware Cloud on AWS with Amazon EKS to accelerate application modernization. Amazon EKS provides a simplified and fully managed Kubernetes platform to effortlessly manage container workloads and deploy microservices-based applications, along with multiple flexible options to publish microservices externally.
With hybrid implementations, we see a design pattern where customers configure connectivity to allow communication between on-premises and VMware Cloud on AWS networks. Customers use various methods such us a VPN and/or AWS Direct Connect to implement hybrid cloud connectivity. Learn how to leverage Direct Connect to establish hybrid connectivity between on-premises VMware infrastructure and VMware Cloud on AWS.
Running virtual machines with databases or datastores on VMware Cloud on AWS lets you use the same management tools and VMs as on your on-premises VMware vSphere environment. You can easily extend these workloads to the cloud and take advantage of AWS on-demand delivery, global footprint, elasticity, and scalability. Learn how VMware Cloud on AWS brings these datasets closer to AWS Analytics Services, making it easier to use services to draw meaningful insights from business data.
When VMware Cloud on AWS is connected to the connected VPC, it always uses the default VPC route table in the VPC. During the deployment phase of VMware Cloud on AWS, the Software Defined Data Center is connected to an AWS (or customer) account for seamless access to native AWS services. In this post, we provide guidance on which AWS account and respective VPC to connect VMware Cloud on AWS to take advantage of native AWS service integrations.
VMware Cloud on AWS allows customers to seamlessly extend their Layer 2 on-premises networks to the cloud. This is important because you can migrate virtual machines from on-premises Layer 2 networks to VMware Cloud on AWS without changing IP addresses. Learn about the architectural considerations for extending your on-premises networks to VMware Cloud on AWS using HCX and the NSX Autonomous Standalone Edge, either via AWS Direct Connect or through the public internet.
With Zadara offering Storage-as-a-Service across Availability Zones, the platform’s centralized storage services release the ability to connect multiple Microsoft (MSSQL) servers in a standard Windows Server Failover Cluster model to a single set of shared storage volumes. This removes the need for MSSQL Enterprise Edition licensing and the doubling up of Amazon EBS disk for Amazon EC2 instances. In this post, explore the use of high availability MSSQL Standard Clustering on AWS with Zadara.
One of the costliest aspects of any disaster recovery (DR) implementation is the price associated with keeping resources on-demand at the target end. VMware Cloud on AWS provides the enterprise capabilities of VMware’s SDDC, including compute, storage, and networking, delivered as a service on AWS. Within hours, an SDDC can be ready to start deploying workloads into, and this is where leveraging VMware Cloud on AWS and Veeam Cloud Tier for on-demand disaster recovery is possible.
As customers start to build their hybrid network architectures, they often ask us how they can leverage next-generation firewalls to protect their data in VMware Cloud on AWS similar to what they do in their native AWS environment or on-premises. Some of these customers already leverage APN solutions, or other firewall vendors and want to leverage the same partner solutions in their VMware Cloud on AWS environments. This post covers the design required to leverage a next-generation firewall with VMware Cloud on AWS.
One advantage of VMware Cloud on AWS is being able to leverage native AWS services and integrating them back into your software defined data center (SDDC). Amazon FSx automates administration tasks such as hardware provisioning, software configuration, patching, and backups. This post describes how you can take advantage of Amazon FSx in your SDDC. We’ll deploy a fully managed, shared Windows file system with Amazon FSx for Windows File Server and mount it to virtual machines running in your SDDC.