Last Chance for VMware Explore, Momentum picking up for upcoming VMware Explorer 2023 event, Do plan to meet with Tanzu Experts in Las Vegas starting August 21st. Tanzu What’s New series, brings you Tanzu product updates each week and is now available for everyone on this Landing Page. You will find each week updates dated as separate blogs.
“There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs” ― Zig Ziglar
Check out Tanzu Product releases for this week with release notes and relevant links for more information.
VMware vSphere with Tanzu
Calico-node pods and kube-proxy may fail intermittently on Photon 3 (93411) - Intermittently, calico-node pods in Kubernetes clusters on Photon 3 may start failing readiness checks.
vmware-system-user account expired on TKGS Guest Cluster nodes (90469) -This article provides a daemonset that can be applied on Guest Clusters to update the vmware-system-user password expiry, allowing SSH sessions to Guest Cluster nodes if required
How to create custom ClusterClasses in TKG2.0 on vSphere with Tanzu (91826) -This KB is intended to provide guidance to users seeking more customized Guest Cluster configurations on TKG2.0 clusters built in vSphere with Tanzu
Workload clusters managed by Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Supervisor control plane nodes do not complete their upgrade. (94033) -Tanzu Kubernetes Clusters with gatekeeper installed will stall during the upgrade process and exhibit certain symptoms described in this KB article.
Tanzu Mission Control (TMC)
Accessing the Tanzu Mission Control (TMC) API (93257) -TMC provides a robust API with a range of endpoints, empowering you to efficiently manage and automate your infrastructure. This article provides the steps in detail.
VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs (TAS)
ERB templating of the nginx.conf file no longer supported on Staticfile Buildpack v1.6.1 and above -This KB article goes over an application error that one may encounter if: You have an application using a version of the Staticfile Buildpack above or at version 1.6.1, an application that uses an nginx.conf file, the application in question overrides the nginx.conf file using ERB templating.
How to measure request and response times at once using curl -This document explains how to track request and response times for an API call using a curl command.
Tanzu Academy New training course!!!!
Tanzu Application Platform: Working with Supply Chains - Manage your path to production using Tanzu Application Platform supply chains. This course covers the operation of supply chains in Tanzu Application Platform. You will get hands-on practice installing and configuring different out-of-the-box supply chains and deploying workloads.
Pražská energetika (PRE) Deploys New Applications Twice as Fast with VMware Tanzu
VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG)
“With VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid, we’re more flexible when developing new applications and modifying existing ones. Now developers can seamlessly deal with all the tasks directly, meaning implementing changes now takes less than half the time. This means we can ensure high availability, which is especially crucial in the area of services for our clients." - Petr Kyndl, System Administrator (Pražská energetika)
When developing its applications for the energy market, Pražská energetika (PRE)—one of the largest Czech energy sellers—must also quickly deploy them. As part of its efforts to succeed in the competitive market and keep its place among the best, PRE has implemented VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid to accelerate application availability to clients and provide the IT department with the best tools. Customer Case Study Video
Accelerating Your Customer Journey with VMware Tanzu - (Solution Overview) With our Activate, Accelerate, and Scale framework, we help organizations progress along the customer journey to demonstrate immediate business value using Tanzu products.
VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG)
What's New with Tanzu Kubernetes Grid 2.3 - A Technical Overview slides - In this interactive webinar, we'll dive into the exciting new features of VMware Tanzu Application Platform that help elevate your developer and platform engineering capabilities to the next level.
VMware Tanzu Mission Control (TMC)
Tutorial for VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Lifecycle Management with Tanzu Mission Control - (ISIM Demo) Check out the Simulation Demo to walk you through the TMC on TKG lifecycle management steps.
General / Kubernetes
Aug 30 - [APJ] State of Kubernetes 2023: Solving Kubernetes Challenges in 2023 - Join Michael Coté. This webinar will teach you how to simplify platform operations across clouds, secure apps end-to-end, and optimize operations with data-driven insights.
MultiCloud Expedition - Live Stream Series
Aug 21 and Aug 23 - The Multi-Cloud Expedition Episodes 8 & 9 – Live from VMware Explore Las Vegas: Top 10 Multi-Cloud Challenges - Do not miss this. If you have missed the past episodes, check out the blogs here.
VMware Explore 2023 Las Vegas - Aug 21-24
Are you ready to roll with VMware Explore 2023, you will be meeting with Tanzu Experts and enlightening keynotes and sessions. Don’t miss all the excitement and there will be hands-on labs ,cool GenAI hackathons to attend in person. Great opportunity. Have a great time.
VMware Tanzu and Aria in a Single Track: What to Expect at VMware Explore 2023 - At this year’s event, two major brands—VMware Tanzu and Aria—are coming together on a single track, representing our recently-formed Modern Applications and Management Business Group (MAMBG). Checkout this blog by Carol P on the topics covered and details.
There is a dedicated solution keynote for this track called Accelerate Application Delivery for Continuous Innovation where Purnima Padmanabhan, senior vice president and general manager, Modern Apps and Management Business Group at VMware, will join other speakers to cover the journey of an application from idea to production and beyond, including how VMware helps businesses innovate and create value faster by accelerating application delivery. Do not miss this keynote!!!
Tanzu What's New Series - Landing page - Weekly Tanzu digest on Tanzu product Releases, KB Articles, Success Stories, Updates, Blogs, Videos & More. VMware Tanzu Twitter and linked in features this weekly series as well. Follow the page which is convenient to you.
Tanzu Customer Newsletters - Monthly Product Feature Updates, Demos, Office Hours, Tips, Announcements. Catchup on July 2023 Updates for TKG, TMC, TAS and TKGI.
Tanzu Academy - An on-demand, comprehensive learning hub for platform and application operators to become experts at achieving meaningful outcomes with Tanzu products.
Tanzu Fundamentals (Videos)
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Aruna Srinivasan (She/Her)
Sr. Digital Content Manager - Tanzu Customer Success