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How to Migrate Oracle Workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS

Some Oracle workloads, such as Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC) or WebLogic application clusters, have specific networking and storage requirements, which can be met with VMware Cloud on AWS. This post details the various considerations and migration options users have for Oracle workloads. Specifically, we examine in-depth how to migrate an Oracle database from an on-premises environment to AWS using AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS).

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Know Before You Go: VMware Cloud on AWS at VMworld 2019

We are headed back to VMworld in 2019! VMworld 2019 Europe brings you a week-long journey of innovation to accelerate your cloud adoption. This year’s event is November 4-7 in Barcelona. The growth of VMware Cloud on AWS has been nothing short of stellar thanks to a strong partnership between AWS and VMware, an APN Advanced Technology Partner. To get you ready for VMworld 2019 Europe, we have put together a “Know Before You Go Guide” highlighting all of the AWS activities you can’t miss.

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New APN Navigate Tracks Help Partners Build Successful Cloud-Based Businesses

APN Navigate is a partner’s path to specialization on AWS, guiding organizations large and small to establish fundamental building blocks that will help them become successful APN Partners. Completing APN Navigate will help partners advance through the APN tiers and prepare for the rigorous validation associated with our APN differentiation programs, such as AWS Competency, AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP).

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Integrating Next-Gen Firewalls with VMware Cloud on AWS

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.

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Storing and Sharing Files with Amazon FSx in a VMware Cloud on AWS Environment

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.

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VMware Cloud on AWS is Now Available to Purchase Through AWS and APN Partners

Customer momentum for VMware Cloud on AWS continues to accelerate with AWS and VMware delivering major new capabilities every month. With a new purchase agreement in place, customers can now buy VMware Cloud on AWS directly through AWS and APN Partners in the AWS Solution Provider Program. Through our partnership, customers can use additional services like Amazon RDS for VMware, AWS Outposts for VMware, and new Amazon EC2 R5 Instance types.

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Migrating Workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS with Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX)

When it comes to migration or bi-directional workload mobility, software and network incompatibilities between on-premises and cloud environments can complicate your migration process. VMware Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) helps overcome those challenges by building an abstraction layer on top of existing site-specific implementations, allowing customers to extend their networks and environments to the cloud seamlessly without the need for extensive reconfiguration and upgrades.

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Simplifying Network Connectivity with VMware Cloud on AWS and AWS Direct Connect

Customers who are architecting for data center extension, disaster recovery, or building hybrid environments can use AWS Direct Connect to achieve the private connectivity to their VMware Cloud on AWS Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). The new SDDCs backed by NSX-T networking provides full routing support for infrastructure (underlay) and overlay networks over a single Virtual Private Interface. AWS Direct Connect provides connection speeds of 1Gbps and 10Gbps.

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AWS Solution Space Expands with Joint Solutions for Networking and VMware Cloud on AWS

AWS Solution Space allows top APN Partners to display customer-ready solutions that are quick, cost effective, and repeatable. Each solution is based on architectures validated by AWS and are meant to create new business opportunities for both APN Partners and AWS customers, leading to increased production workloads on AWS. Solution Space has recently expanded with new joint solutions for Networking and VMware Cloud on AWS.

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Using Elastic Load Balancing for Horizon 7 on VMware Cloud on AWS Deployments

With Horizon 7 on VMware Cloud on AWS, customers can enjoy the agile, flexible consumption models and management of the AWS Cloud. This is great for temporary desktop and application capacity, application locality, data center expansions,POC, and disaster recovery use cases. In this post, we provide guidance on how customers looking to deploy Horizon 7 on VMware Cloud on AWS can make use of Amazon Route 53 and Elastic Load Balancing to provide greater scalability, availability, and fault tolerance.

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