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Check out Tanzu Product releases for this week with release notes and relevant links for more information.
Check out the troubleshooting Tips and Resolutions on various Tanzu Products. This section is a great resource for you to bookmark and quickly prevent issues before pushing applications to Production.
Tanzu Application Service for VMs (TAS)
How to utilize the new TAS control plane distributed tracing feature for troubleshooting - The new Distributed Tracing Feature Introduced in TAS 2.11.42, 2.13.24, 3.014, 4.0.5, and 5.0.0 allows for tracing control plane requests. This guide will describe how to trace a failed droplet upload using the distributed tracing feature.
CrowdStrike Falcon Agent Influence on Tanzu Component Operations - This Knowledge Base (KB) article aims to raise awareness on interactions observed between CrowdStrike's Falcon Agent and Tanzu Components.
Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition (TKGI)
Instructions to address CVE-2024-21626 for TKGI (96500) - CVE-2024-21626 was recently disclosed which impacts runc 1.1.11 and earlier. It has been found that TKGI is leveraging the impacted runc versions and is impacted by this CVE. Check the article for more details.
Tanzu Mission Control Self Managed (TMC-SM)
Tanzu Mission Control Self-Managed (TMC-SM) won't start due to storage issues in underlying StatefulSets. (96427) - Check the article on what are the resolution steps and details.
Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)
Tanzu Application Platform v1.7+ installs the Contour’s Envoy pods as a Deployment instead of a DaemonSet. This change causes application downtime during an upgrade. - By default, Tanzu Application Platform v1.7.0 installs the Contour’s Envoy pods as a Deployment instead of a DaemonSet. The purpose for introducing this change is for providing choice for customers to be able to effectively use resources. However, this change causes application downtime during an upgrade. Check the article for resolution steps.
Discovery Taking the cloud-smart approach to global growth
Embracing digital transformation, from virtualization to multi-cloud
Discovery provides information customers need through its innovative Vitality and other programs to understand their behavior and empower them to actively improve their well-being.The platform team implemented a suite of products in the Tanzu portfolios of application and cloud management solutions. Using Tanzu CloudHealth (formerly VMware Aria Cost powered by CloudHealth), Discovery gained transparency and control over costs in its multi-cloud environment. By enabling the company to streamline its expenses and resources, the solution helped Discovery realize a 40 percent reduction in costs in less than a year’s time. Discovery expanded its Tanzu solutions portfolio to include Tanzu Kubernetes Grid and is preparing to adopt Tanzu Application Platform. These solutions will empower the company to fully embrace modern application development.
“As our cloud adoption grew, we had to find solutions to do this in the multi-cloud space because we're not only a single cloud provider. We do this across multiple and hybrid clouds.” - Johan Marais, Platform Services Manager, Discovery Limited
Discovery Success story with Tanzu Cloud Health , TKG and TAP (Blog)
Tanzu Application Service for VMs (TAS)
Taking Tanzu to New Heights: GenAI for Tanzu Application Service Now in Beta - (Blog) Mia Villarreal and Nick Kuhn Excited to share that GenAI for Tanzu Application Service private beta program is now available! The magic of GenAI can be right at your developers’ fingertips with Generative AI-style applications running inside a Tanzu Application Service foundation. SignUp Today!!
Tanzu Intelligent Services
Tanzu Cloud Health (TCH)
Tanzu CloudHealth Turns Cloud Financial Management Green - (Blog) T J March Leveraging the Tanzu CloudHealth GreenOps solution, customers will receive visibility, optimization, and governance over their cloud carbon emissions.
Spring Tips: Spring AI - (Blog) Josh L Brings in exciting updates for Spring Developers - New Spring AI project, which provides convenient integrations with LLMs (like the one behind ChatGPT) and tools to support the RAG (retrieval augmented generation) pipeline.
This Week in Spring - February 6th - Must read for all Spring fans. Josh L shares the installment of the rip-roarin' adventure, this week in Spring.
Spring Academy - Begin or advance your mastery of Spring with hands-on courses created by experts.
Tanzu Data Solutions
GemFire 10.1 - A Leap into Next-Gen Data Management - (Blog) Charlie Black GemFire 10.1 has just been released, marking a leap into next-gen data management. Dive into the details in this blog.
Upcoming Events and Webinars sorted in Date order below for your convenience with relevant links and information for you to not miss these key happenings.
Tanzu Platform for Developers
Feb 15 - Deploying and Operating Developer-Ready Platform with Tanzu - Join us to learn how Dev teams with self-service dev environments, services and tools to enable seamless onboarding, development, and visibility in a consistent and scalable way and more.
Tanzu Data Solutions
Feb 22 - Unlocking Enterprise-Grade Messaging and Streaming with Tanzu RabbitMQ - Join our webinar to navigate the advanced realm of Tanzu RabbitMQ and propel your messaging infrastructure to enterprise-grade efficiency and resilience.
Tanzu What's New Series - Landing page - Weekly Tanzu digest on Tanzu product Releases, KB Articles, Success Stories, Updates, Blogs, Videos & More. Did you know RSS feed is now available?
Tanzu Customer Newsletters - Monthly Product Feature Updates, Demos, Office Hours, Tips, Announcements. Check out the January 2024 Newsletters for TMC , TKGI here. Feb 2024 edition for TAS Newsletter. RSS Feed available.
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
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Thanks and Regards,
Aruna Srinivasan (She/Her)
Client Services Consultant - Tanzu Customer Success