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vSphere with Tanzu – Creating cluster fails with “storage class is not valid”

The Issue When you have attached a vSphere Storage Policy to your vSphere Namespace, and tried to create a cluster using the Storage Policy Name, you find it will fail with an error such as: Error from server (storage class is not valid for control plane VM: StorageClass ‘Tanzu Storage Policy’ is not assigned for … Continue reading vSphere with Tanzu – Creating cluster fails with “storage class is not valid”

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Data Management for VMware Tanzu with vRealize Automation as Custom Resources

In this blog post, we will cover the technical configuration to import the packages that myself and Katherine Skilling (Twitter, LinkedIn, Blog) have created. This work is to show the possibility of creating custom workflows to integrate other products that are not natively supported within vRA, by exploiting Dynamic Types. A further write-up will detail … Continue reading Data Management for VMware Tanzu with vRealize Automation as Custom Resources

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Data Management For VMware Tanzu API Postman Collection

Whilst working with the “Data Management for VMware Tanzu” product, I decided to have a stab at working with the API as well. Using my favourite API tool, Postman, I created an easy-to-use collection. I’ve posted this here: VMware Code Sample Github Repository The commands in this collection are built from the Swagger API, which … Continue reading Data Management For VMware Tanzu API Postman Collection

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Data Management for VMware Tanzu – Self-Service DBaaS

In my first blog post, I covered the prerequisites and how to deploy the components for the Data Management for VMware Tanzu platform. In this blog post we will cover using this new infrastructure for Self-Service Database-as-a-Service deployment and configuration. Configure Database Templates and Instance Plans Log into your Provider Appliance as the Provider administrator … Continue reading Data Management for VMware Tanzu – Self-Service DBaaS

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Data Management for VMware Tanzu – Getting Started

This blog post will cover deploying the infrastructure and components for Data Management for VMware Tanzu. My second blog post will cover using this infrastructure for Self-Service Database-as-a-Service. What is Data Management for VMware Tanzu? Data Management for VMware Tanzu (DMS) is a newly released solution from VMware (July 2021) providing data-as-a-service toolkit for on-demand … Continue reading Data Management for VMware Tanzu – Getting Started