August 25, 2023

Tanzu What’s New - Aug 25, 2023 Edition

Recap and Video Playlist of VMware Explore 2023 Las Vegas is included for your convenience this week.  Checkout all the Tanzu Product Pre announcements and sneak peek blogs in Feature Update Section. Tanzu Kubernetes Grid August 2023 Newsletter link included in Resources Section

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Recap and Video Playlist of VMware Explore 2023 Las Vegas is included for your convenience this week.  Checkout all the Tanzu Product Pre announcements and sneak peek blogs in Feature Update Section.

“Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.” – Doug Firebaugh

Check out Tanzu Product releases for this week with release notes and relevant links for more information.

Product Name


Release Date

Related Links

VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs (TAS)
Bug Fixes and Component version bumps



Release Notes

VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs[Windows] (TASW)
Check Release notes for Component version details



Release Notes

SaaS Product Release Updates
Tanzu Mission Control (TMC)

  Improved visibility for user access permissions

Patch Release


August Updates

Aug 24th Update


Other Releases
Isolation Segment (ISO)
Check Release notes for Component versions and Fixed issues




Release Notes

Single Sign-On for VMware Tanzu Application Service (SSO)
Check Release notes for Dependency upgrade details




Release Notes


VMware Tanzu Operations Manager (OpsMan)
Different Versions of the same Release in Runtime Config and Manifest Result in Deploy Error -This KB article aims to provide clarity on what happens when a BOSH runtime-config specifies a release version which targets an instance belonging to a deployment whose manifest contains the same release but a different version.

Bosh director health flapping due to count-cores service errors -This is a bug with the new "count-cores" feature that was introduced with Opsman v2.10.58. At a high level it (count-cores) is grabbing info about virtual machines from the infrastructure, then parsing it and throwing an error.

Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)
How to limit the number of deployment on Run cluster in TAP v1.5 - For TAP, Run cluster will increase deployment with every new version of the workload. This article will explain how to limit the number of deployments in TAP 1.5.x.

How to create a custom domain for a workload when cnrs.default_tls_secret is being set in the TAP(Tanzu Application Platform) profile - Sometimes users may would like to create a custom URL, which not follows the rule of cnrs.domain_template. But if you are setting cnrs.default_tls_secret in the TAP profile, you may need to add an additional step of creating a SecretExport/SecretImport resource pair. Check instructions in this article.

VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs (TAS)
Validating TLS connections in App Metrics v2.x - This KB article goes over the steps to validate the TLS protocol versions that are being used during TLS connections on the db-and-errand-runner VM of the App Metrics tile.

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG)
Upgrade legacy/cc-capable TKG clusters might not pick up desired OVA template if multiple OVA templates exist in vCenter with the same OS info and OVA version (94117) - If the customer has multiple OVAs in the vCenter that has a different path but the same osInfo and ova versions

Did you miss VMware Explore 2023, Video Playlist here !!!!
VMware Explore 2023 Modern Applications & Cloud Management Sessions - Don’t worry if you could not attend all sessions and key notes. We got you covered, you can find them all here.

VMware Explore 2023 Las Vegas Day 1 Blog Recap  |   VMware Explore 2023 Las Vegas Day 2 Blog Recap |  VMware Explore 2023 Las Vegas Day 3 Blog Recap

Thank you so much to everyone who participated and contributed to our event. Because of you, it was a huge success.  

VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs (TAS)|
Tanzu Application Service 5.0 Pre Announcement
Take a Sneak Peek into VMware Tanzu Application Service 5.0 - (Blog) Tanzu Application Service 5.0 will be focused on features that enhance the developer experience and can improve platform engineering. Let’s take a sneak peek into the great features coming to Tanzu Application Service 5.0 in October 2023!

VMware Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)
Use Faster, More Secure Paths to Production Today with VMware Tanzu Application Platform 1.6 - (Blog) Tanzu Application Platform 1.6, delivers on its mission to enhance developer and platform engineering team experiences, increase enterprise security, streamline software supply chains, and much more. 

Introducing VMware Tanzu Application Engine
Designing VMware Tanzu Application Engine to Increase Collaboration, App Velocity, and Compliance (Blog) Tanzu Application Engine is designed to introduce an application-centric layer of abstraction to allow applications to run with consistent operational governance and compliance—within and across clouds. Check the Tanzu Application Engine VMware Explore sessions outlined in this blog for more information.

Tanzu Developer Portal - Attention all Developers !!!
Tanzu Developer Portal is part of the powerful Tanzu Application Platform, which helps teams build golden paths to production.
Introducing VMware Tanzu Developer Portal: Empowering Developers with Enterprise-Grade Backstage - (Blog) Tanzu Developer Portal is an internal developer portal, built on Backstage, that simplifies how enterprise software organizations coordinate, collaborate, and execute across multiple teams and business units. 

VMware Tanzu Mission Control (TMC)
Reduce Multi-Cloud Silos with Added Azure Cluster Lifecycle Management Support via VMware Tanzu - (Blog) An easy-to-use centralized platform for the lifecycle management of EKS, AKS, and Tanzu clusters.
VMware Application Catalog (VAC)
Mitigate Open Source Software Supply Chain Risks with VMware Application Catalog - (Blog) VMware Application Catalog is the enterprise edition of the open source Bitnami Application Catalog. We are happy to announce the launch of a new security-focused subcatalog within VMWare Application Catalog.

Gain Actionable Visibility into Upstream Vulnerabilities with VEX from VMware Application Catalog - (Blog) This blog post outlines what VEX is and how customers can get VEX documentation from VMware Application Catalog.

VMware Data Solutions
VMware Greenplum 7 Announcement

Announcing VMware Greenplum 7: The Next Big Leap in Data Warehousing, Big Data Analytics, and AI/ML - (Blog) Greenplum 7 epitomizes the VMware commitment to creating and evolving an intrinsically secure, mature, and flexible SQL-based online analytical processing (OLAP) platform.
Greenplum 7 epitomizes the VMware commitment to creating and evolving an intrinsically secure, mature, and flexible SQL-based online analytical processing (OLAP) platform. - (Blog) The power of using Greenplum on Samsung technology, checkout the usecases, future implications and performance improvements. 

VMware RabbitMQ
Introducing VMware RabbitMQ Managed Control Plane Beta: Unleash the Power of VMware RabbitMQ Anywhere - (Blog) VMware RabbitMQ Managed Control Plane is a ground-breaking product that enables businesses to harness the power of VMware RabbitMQ on their own cloud infrastructure. It allows enterprises to seamlessly integrate RabbitMQ within their existing cloud environment, offering flexibility and control over data streaming processes.

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.

Sep 7 - Enlightning Session - Kubernetes Networking - Let’s demystify Kubernetes Networking and Container Network Interfaces (CNIs) with Duffie Cooley and Whitney Lee.

VMware Tanzu Mission Control (TMC)
Sep 12 - VMware Tanzu Mission Control Webinar Series Part 2 - Register to attend one or all of this six-part webinar series to hear from our industry experts on best practices to manage Kubernetes environments. This talk will demonstrate how Platform Engineers can centrally manage Kubernetes fleets at scale including managed Kubernetes solutions like Amazon EKS and Azure AKS, resulting in optimized infrastructure and application delivery processes.

VMware Data Solutions
VMware GreenPlum
Sep 7 - Optimizing Data Architecture with Samsung & VMware Greenplum: A Detailed Review - Join our informative webinar for a detailed review of a data architecture, crafted with Samsung's advanced storage solutions and VMware Greenplum's data processing capabilities. 

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 August Updates for TKG.  July Updates for TMC, TKGI and TAS can be found here as well.
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)
Tanzu Learning Resources
Tanzu Courses

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