April 07, 2023

Tanzu What’s New - April 7th, 2023 Edition

This week promises to be an exciting one for Tanzu! Check out the latest product releases, great knowledge base articles, previews of TAP 1.5 and TAS 4.0, and don't miss out on the blogs and webinars featuring Chris Little and Viktor's Tanzu topics. Plus, you can get your hands on updated TAP solution briefs, weekly usage reports for TKGI using Telemetry details, and stay up to date with the Tanzu customer newsletters for TMC, TKG, TKGI, and TAP with their monthly cadence in the Tanzu Techzone info. And last but not least, you can find upcoming webinars and events sorted in date order, so it's easier than ever to keep track of what's going on. Don't miss out - get the latest Tanzu updates today!


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Check out Tanzu Product releases for this week and release notes for more details.

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VMware Tanzu Operations Manager
Check Release Notes for Features, Improvements and Bug fix details



Release Notes

VMware Data Solutions (formerly Tanzu Data Services)
VMware GemFire
Check Release Notes for Security Fixes and Resolved Issues



Release Notes
Resolved Issues

VMware Greenplum
Check Release Notes for Features and resolved issues



Release Notes

Other Releases
VMware SQL with MySQL for Kubernetes
Check Release notes for Supported platform and resolved issue details



Release Notes

VMware SQL with Postgres for Kubernetes
Check Release notes for Component versions, Fixed issues, and other details



Release Notes

VMware SQL with MySQL for Tanzu Application Service™

Check Release Notes for Features and Component versions, breaking changes



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API Portal for VMware Tanzu
Check Release Notes for fix and other details



Release Notes


VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition (TKGI)

  • tkgi update-cluster compute profile failure (91596) - Compute profile allows you to change parameter “node_pools” name. There is some caveat on how to deal with the tkgi update-cluster compute profile when it fails. Check the KB for resolution details.

VMware Tanzu Operations Manager (Ops Man)

VMware Tanzu Application Services for VMs (TAS)

VMware Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)

VMware Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)
VMware Tanzu Application Platform 1.5 Offers Faster, More Secure Paths to Production

Announcement Blog  - Denise Martinez capsules all about TAP 1.5, how it helps streamline developer and platform engineering experiences, improve end-to-end intrinsic app security and more in this blog.

What's new with VMware Tanzu Application Platform (Webinar) - May 23 AMER  May 25 EMEA

Tanzu Application Platform YouTube Playlist

VMware Tanzu Application Services for VMs (TAS)
Pre-announcing the release of VMware Tanzu Application Service 4.0 and Sneak peek on the packed features

VMware Tanzu Application Service 4.0 Improves DevEx with Dev Portal and Enhances Platform Engineering (Blog) - Nick Kuhn dives into the new features offered in the 4.0 LTST release in this blog ,videos and podcast listed below.

Tanzu Application Service 4.0 & Beyond: Exploring the Future of Cloud Foundry (Video)

Tanzu Talk - What’s in the Tanzu Application Service 4.0? With Nick Kuhn (Podcast)

Little Stuff
About Little  Chris Little, has been with Emerging Products Group as a support lead over VMware Cloud Foundation and Tanzu suite of products. We have featured Chris’s blog earlier weekly updates as well. Check out the latest blog on Tanzu Topic.

Installing Harbor Image Registry to a vSphere 8 with Tanzu Supervisor Cluster - Chris documents in detail the process on vSphere 8 with Tanzu deployment

viktorious.nl - All things cloud-native
Viktor van den Berg, Senior Solution Engineer Application Platforms Tanzu at VMware. We have featured this blog already in our earlier updates. Check the latest blog on TKG and TMC tips.
Some tips on deploying Cluster Class Workload Clusters using TMC on TKG 2.1 /w AVI  Viktor shares few tips on deploying Cluster Class clusters on Tanzu Kubernetes Grid 2.1

VMware Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)
Updated Tanzu Application Platform Solution Brief - Keith Lee updated the Solution Overview document on Tanzu Techzone.

VMware Tanzu Application Platform 1.5 Offers Faster, More Secure Paths to Production - Keith Lee updated Tanzu Techzone with a recent TAP blog by Denise M . Check the Product Updates section above for more updates on this upcoming TAP 1.5

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition (TKGI)
How To Get Weekly Usage Reports Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated powered by Telemetry - Dani Barklew and Pavithra B shares this detail deck with all the details on how customers can participate and get these usage reports.             

Sample Usage Report for TKGI - Dani Barklew and Pavithra B shares the sample usage reports to show you what details you would see on the reports.

VMware Tanzu Mission Control (TMC)
Get More Flexible Kubernetes Security with Policy Improvements in VMware Tanzu Mission Control - Pablo S,Carol P,Corey D ‘s blog describes additional policy improvements in Tanzu Mission Control designed to enhance Kubernetes security.

Did you miss the TMC Office hours on March 23rd!!! Catch Up the Recording now!!!
March 23 - Terraform, GitOps, Helm: Seamless Automation & Management w/ VMware Tanzu (Recording)

VMware Data Solutions
VMware SQL
VMware SQL - At Your Service withDatabase-as-a-Service - Carlos Boyd briefs on VMware SQL in this blog.

VMware Tanzu - News
How VMware Tanzu and Aria Platforms Are Accelerating Modern App Development - New capabilities across the VMware Tanzu and VMware Aria platforms to empower customers with the capabilities to take a cloud-smart approach to modern application delivery across any cloud.

VMware Tanzu Customer Newsletters - Now on Tanzu Techzone!!!
Monthly Product Feature Updates, Demos, Office Hours, Tips, Announcements

Tanzu Customer Newsletters - Check out the monthly Customer newsletter for TMC, TKG, TKGI and TAS in one place.  This newsletter is more product centric such as specific features or call out on releases, Demo or office hours or important announcements if any which are crucial for users of these products.

VMware Tanzu Academy
We are excited to announce Tanzu Academy, an on-demand, comprehensive learning hub for platform and application operators to become experts at achieving meaningful outcomes with Tanzu products. Built by Tanzu experts, members gain access to highly curated material, such as expert tutorials, guides, and hands-on labs infrastructure.

Empowering Platform and Application Operators to Achieve Outcomes Faster with VMware Tanzu Academy - Victoria Wright blogs the details on this. visit Tanzu Academy to register for your free membership.

Tanzu Talk PodCast
Your Three Friends, Edward Grigson, Ben Wilcock  and  Michael Cote do a regular developer focused podcast on current industry topics. This week Nick and Cote discuss the upcoming TAS 4.0 and features  Tanzu Talk - What’s in the Tanzu Application Service 4.0? With Nick Kuhn Check Product Updates section above as well for more details on TAS 4.0.  YouTube playlist for Tanzu live topics.

VMware Explore India is here!  Register now!  - Apr 11-12th  Agenda
Don't want to miss out on insightful tech sessions by experts, exhilarating activities, and hands-on learning experiences, save the date and register now! Watch the video for more!

VMUG User Conference Coming up Apr 11th in Seattle  Event Overview
You don't want to miss the opportunity to take a technical deep dive led by industry experts. Register here

Golden Path to SpringOne Join in Application Developers !!!
Lineup of Speakers from VMware and beyond, cover everything from Spring, programming tools, platforms, and tech stacks to the people, processes, culture changes, and real-world stories that will empower today’s developers to do more. New shows air every Tuesday and Thursday at 2pm ET until we see you at SpringOne at VMware Explore in August 2023.
Apr 11 - Who Should Use Kubernetes? - Learn about benefits and drawbacks of Kubernetes
Apr 13 - Avoid Downtime During Migrations Using Feature Flags - In this session, we’ll be talking about the use of feature flags to avoid downtime as well as safely migrate between databases or new platforms like switching between cloud providers.

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2023  Request a meeting - Amsterdam
Apr 18-21 - Checkout Keynotes, Session and Featured Products -  Join us at KubeCon EU 2023 where our experts will share the latest in open source contributions and cloud native technologies.

VMware Technology Forum - Join
Apr 18 (London) - VMware Technology Forum to help you innovate faster in the multi-cloud world. Join our experts and customers to find out more about the latest advancements in multi-cloud services for cloud native applications, cloud infrastructure, cloud management, security and networking, and anywhere workspaces.

Tanzu Application Service for VMs (TAS) - Do not miss this webinar !
Apr 19 - What’s new with VMware Tanzu Application Service 4.0 LTST - Nick K  and Karim C will be happy to answer questions. Attend this webinar to learn about the latest long-term support release for Tanzu Application Service and improve developer productivity, platform experience and ecosystem updates for TAS.

VMware Explore 2023 on its way to Save the Date! - Las Vegas - Aug 21-24
Save the date, will keep you posted on agenda and sessions.  Stay tuned!!!  Other Explore 2023 Location and Schedules

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Aruna Srinivasan (She/Her)
Sr. Digital Content Manager - Tanzu Customer Success

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