Official OpenStack Enterprise Reference Architecture using VMware Integrated OpenStack

Two of my team members (@jfvanrooyen and @tgelter) have been heads-down and hard at work for the past 6+ months working on architecting and building our OpenStack private cloud environment for the Adobe Digital Marketing Cloud. The efforts of their hard work have been rewarded by becoming the official OpenStack reference architecture for VMware Integrated OpenStack! The official whitepaper can […]

Multi-Tenant Platform 3 Logical Design

Day 1 of the Adobe 2015 Tech Summit wrapped up a few hours ago and it was an outstanding day. Beyond the great speakers, they have provided a room filled with whiteboards on every surface — walls and tables — to allow groups of individuals to get together and brainstorm new ideas. I had the opportunity today to get together […]

Application-Level Resource Managers and VMware DRS

With the growing popularity of the “datacenter as an OS” concept and the newer application-level, or container-level, resource managers (Mesos, YARN, Pivotal CF), what role does VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) play? As I spend each day working in a multi-tenant cloud environment, being able to answer this question effectively is becoming more important each day. Engineers want to take advantage of […]