What is Cloud?

Definition of Cloud? I usually answer this question with this mechanism (from my perspective) You can ask “What”, “Where”, When”, “How”, “Why” to answer that question. What? >> it is collection of IT resources (such as compute, storage, artificial intelligence, function, framework, applications, etc) Where? >> it can be accessed from the internet, so literally […]

Berkenalan dengan layanan Artificial Intelligence dan Machine Learning dari Amazon Web Service

If you think Cloud Computing is only about “Hosting your Server” (which a lot of people do)… then, please kindly read again some public materials out there and create a free account at AWS to try it by your self  – since it is way beyond than that! One of the service that I would […]

Penjelasan Detail mengenai my INTEL-NUC based VMware Home-Lab untuk ngoprek vSphere 6.5, NSX, VIO, Kubernetes, dan PKS – #IntelNucSkull #i7

This time, saya ingin melanjutkan posting saya sebelumnya yang ada disini mengenai Home Lab. Berikut ini adalah postingan2 saya sebelumnya yang menjelaskan mengenai Home Lab yang saya miliki dan juga beberapa tutorial yg saya coba di Home Lab saya: http://bicarait.com/2016/12/31/tutorial-instalasi-dns-ntp-nfs-vmware-vsphere-6-5-esxi-dan-vcenter-di-vmware-fusion-for-mac-atau-vmware-workstation-for-maclinux-untuk-virtualization-home-lab/ http://bicarait.com/2016/08/15/944/ (Description about My Home Lab in MacBook Pro) http://bicarait.com/2015/09/12/penjelasan-mengenai-my-computer-home-lab-untuk-vmware-technology/ http://bicarait.com/2016/10/31/running-your-first-docker-applications-in-mac/ http://bicarait.com/2016/11/01/running-your-docker-using-vsphere-integrated-container/ http://bicarait.com/2016/11/02/running-your-docker-in-production-environment-using-vmware-vsphere-integrated-containers-part-2/ Anyway, saya […]

Running your Docker in Production Environment using VMware vSphere Integrated Containers – (Part 2)

Following our tutorial, now we will continue to do the installation and configuration for those components. So, rephrasing previous blog post. By utilising vSphere Integrated Containers, now Developers can use their docker commands to manage the development environments, also functionalities are enriched with specific container management portal (VMware Admiral) and enterprise features container registry (VMware Harbor). System […]

Running your Docker in Production Environment using VMware vSphere Integrated Containers – (Part 1)

In this tutorial, after explaining about running Docker in my Mac. Now, it’s time to move those dockers on your laptop to production environment. In VMware, we will utilise vSphere ESXi as the production grade virtualisation technology as the foundation of the infrastructure. In production environment, lot of things need to be considered. From availability, […]

Running your First Cloud Native Applications using Docker Container in Mac

As previous post, I will elaborate about Cloud Native Applications. But before that, I will post some basic concepts about Docker as the Container technology for Cloud Native Applications approach. Docker is an open platform for developing, shipping, and running applications. Docker enables you to separate your applications from your infrastructure so you can deliver […]

VMware Photon Platform or vSphere Integrated Container

Cloud Native Applications implementation using container technology is hardly to ignore if you want to keep up with this culture of agile and fast innovations. VMware have two approaches to support for this initiative. Either to use vSphere Integrated Container approach or VMware Photon Platform approach. So, what are the differences? In Summary: If you want […]

Pertanyaan Teknis yang diajukan saat vSphere Design during Requirement Analysis

Saya coba merangkum sekilas saja mengenai beberapa pertanyaan teknis dasar yang biasa diajukan saat kita melakukan Requirement Analysis / Design Workshop engagement dengan customer. Berikut ini adalah beberapa high level questions yang biasa saya ajukan, dan melakukan penggalian lebih dalam berdasarkan pertanyaan tersebut. (Note: ini adalah pertanyaan2 teknis, jadi bukan diajukan ke business person or C […]

Key Factors to create Perfect Design for VMware vSphere Infrastructure

If you are doing vSphere Design right now. Please remember this AMPRS rule for your design document. Always think your design decision based on these key factors. Availability, Manageability, Performance, Recoverability, and Security. Especially if it is for Business Critical Application, then you MUST consider all these factors.   Design Quality Description Availability Indicates the […]

How to Execute External Guest OS Script from VRO and VRA

These two posts explain the mechanism really well to extend VRA (VMware vRealize Automation) with VRO (VMware vRealize Orchestrator) to execute external script that is located in the External Guest Operating System folders (either Windows or Linux). It is really useful if you want to execute one of these use cases : – Silent Installation […]

Koleksi Useful Links / Booklet untuk VMware

  Berikut ini saya lampirkan koleksi links yang bagus untuk dibaca-baca mengenai VMware.   USEFUL URLS :  VMware Products Feature Walkthrough http://featurewalkthrough.vmware.com/  VMware Knowledgebase: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/microsite.do  VMware Documentation: https://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/  Security Hardening Guide: https://www.vmware.com/security/hardening-guides  VMware Compatibility Guide: http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php  VMware Product Interoperability Matrixes: http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/sim/interop_matrix.php  Guest Operating System Installation Guide: http://partnerweb.vmware.com/GOSIG/home.html  […]

Apa itu / definisi dari Virtualisasi dan Cloud Computing?

Walaupun saat ini sudah tahun 2015, dari pengalaman interaksi saya dengan teman-teman lainnya; ternyata masih ada beberapa IT profesional yang menanyakan apa itu “Virtualisasi” dan ujungnya nanti ke pertanyaan apa itu “Cloud Computing”? Dan pertanyaan yang paling mendasar: “Apa untungnya bagi perusahaan untuk mengimplementasikan dua hal tersebut?” Jika kita tanya ke beberapa orang, browsing ke beberapa site, kemungkinan jawaban […]

Review: Puppet vs. Chef vs. Ansible vs. Salt

Once again, I am taking this article from another website (http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/review-puppet-vs-chef-vs-ansible-vs-salt-231308). It is a very good article that I would like to remember. So, that is the reason why I re-post it again in my blog. Review: Puppet vs. Chef vs. Ansible vs. Salt The leading configuration management and orchestration tools take different paths to […]

Fight the FUD – Oracle Licensing and Support on VMware vSphere

In this post I will copy-paste one of the Best reading for Virtualizing Business Critical Applications from Michael Webster’s blog. This can explain that Oracle Database can be virtualized in VMware! Enjoy! These are the source : http://longwhiteclouds.com/2012/07/21/fight-the-fud-oracle-licensing-and-support-on-vmware-vsphere http://longwhiteclouds.com/2013/01/17/return-of-the-fud-oracle-licensing-on-vmware-vsphere/ http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/vmw-understanding-oracle-certification-supportlicensing-environments.pdf —-   I keep hearing stories from Customers and Prospects where Oracle appears to be […]

VCDX – Supporting Documentation

Berikut ini, saya mengutip resource yang sangat baik dari http://vcdx133.com mengenai persiapan untuk mengambil sertifikasi VCDX. Sertifikasi tertinggi dari VMware Inc. Once you have finished your design documents, you then have to prepare the supporting documentation.  The length of this task is very often underestimated by aspiring candidates, who either rush the job to make […]