Chef and vRO Integration Pattern

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How we manage the complexity of our vRA / vRO workflows and Chef while reducing code and workflow sprawl in our solution.

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vRealize Automation and TFS integration

How to use .NET code to create a build service allowing vRA/vRO to queue .NET builds to new servers, part of ephemeral deploy workflows

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vRA / vRO new 6.2 REST API Advanced

Advanced REST API VM Workflow

Advanced vRA REST API application including parsing request results and sending commands to the newly created VM

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How We’re Managing Private Cloud Infrastructure

A lot of the hard parts of vRealize Automation is just deciding on what technology stack(s) to implement first and how best to support automated builds and deploys.  VMWare likes to make a big deal about Infrastructure as a Service

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vRA / vRO new 6.2 REST API sample

Step by step instructions on how to generate your first vRA 6.2 REST API call to create a VM.

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SharePoint Integration with Automation: Part 2

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I’ve been using this pattern for > 6 months now. It’s been working great for using SharePoint as a UI host and data host – which is itself a very productive pattern; you’ve got mediocre templates that DO work right

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SharePoint Integration With Automation: Part 1

I’ve been using this pattern for > 6 months now. It’s been working great for using SharePoint as a UI host and data host – which is itself a very productive pattern; you’ve got mediocre templates that DO work right

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Posted in Automation, SharePoint
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