February 03, 2023

Tanzu What’s New - Feb 3, 2023 Edition

Tanzu Product Releases This Week: TAS 2.11.33,2.12.22,2.13.15,3.0.5; TASW 2.11.26,2.12.17,2.13.12,3.05; TKG 2.1.0; TBS 1.9.3; GemFire 10.4.1 Native Client; SaaS Product Patch Release for TMC Jan 31 and Feb 1 updates; Other Product Release ISO 2.11.27,2.12.17,2.13.12,3.0.5 • Product Updates: TKG 2.1.0 Release and New Features; OpsMan 3.0 and Improved Deployment Times • Knowledge Base Articles: TAS,OpsMan,TKGI Troubleshooting Tips, Issue Resolutions, Cert rotation steps etc. • Customer Success Stories: Purdue University with Greenplum  • Tanzu Tech Blog Recommendations: Network DNA blog; Tanzu blogs and links • Blogs and Videos: TAS Features and Benefits video; TAP integration with Gitlab blog; Roles of API and Microservice • Webinars and Events: Virtual Tech Talk Series for DevSecOps (Feb 23 Session 1); TAP session (Feb 16); Golden Path to SpringOne sessions Every Tuesday and Thursday

Tanzu Product Releases

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

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VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs (TAS)
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VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs [Windows] (TASW)
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VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG 2.x)

TKG v2.1 is distributed as a downloadable Tanzu CLI package that deploys a versioned TKG standalone management cluster or works with Supervisor in vSphere 8. Check Release notes for details



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What is TKG 2.x

VMware Tanzu Build Service (TBS)
Check Release Notes for fixed Bug and bumped Java Buildpack details and Product snapshots.



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VMware Data Solutions (formerly Tanzu Data Services)
VMware GemFire

Native Client for Gemfire Clients release
Check Release Notes for resolved issues and client library details



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SaaS Product Patch Release Updates
VMware Tanzu Mission Control

Check Jan 31st and Feb 1 patch release updates link for details. Important ones such as Added support for continuous delivery to cluster groups,  installing a Helm chart from a Git repository, discontinued  aws-hosted environment

Patch Release

Jan 31 & Feb 1 Updates

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Feb 1 Updates

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Isolation Segment

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Product Updates

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG)
VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG)
Release Date:  2023-01-29
Release Notes   Documentation  TKG Tech Zone  TKG product page  TKG Blogs

Release Blog
Tanzu Kubernetes Grid 2.1 Enhances Lifecycle Management and Extends Kubernetes to the Edge - Checkout the TKG 2.1 blog by Kendrick C , which explains new features of TKG 2.1

New features of Tanzu Kubernetes Grid v2.1.0
Check What’s new section here for details

  • TKG 2.x support: On vSphere, AWS, or Azure with a standalone management cluster, configure and create class-based clusters as described in Workload Cluster Types.
  • Tanzu CLI Plugins
  • cluster configuration variables are supported for class-based clusters and standalone management clusters
  • Many other features for vSphere class based workload clusters, cluster node labels to support running workloads, Ubuntu OVA images and modes
  • Many other details can be found on What’s new section document specified above

VMware Tanzu Operations Manager (OpsMan)
VMware Tanzu Operations Manager is a software appliance designed to provide a much more pleasant and straightforward experience for platform operators who use BOSH, the infrastructure-as-code automation powerhouse.

Tanzu Operations Manager 3.0
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Tanzu Operations Manager 3.0 highlights flagship updates around the BOSH ecosystem, including improvements to virtual machine types for cost optimization, security updates by upgrading to Ubuntu Jammy Jellyfish, performance improvements, and operator optimizations.

Release blogs for Operations Manager 3.0

Knowledge Base Article

VMware Tanzu Application Services for VMs (TAS)

VMware Tanzu Operations Manager (Ops Man)

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated (TKGI)

Customer Success Stories

Purdue University Uses Big Data to Keep Educational Promises
Committed to keeping the campus open during the COVID-19 pandemic, Purdue used VMware Greenplum to create a sophisticated contract tracing system and enable a safe, in-person learning experience. Check this Video , where Ian Pytlarz, Lead Data Scientist at Purdue shares how Purdue uses VMware Greenplum for everything.

Tanzu Tech Blog Recommendations

The Network DNA - Networks Baseline

thenetworkdna Dedicated team of Network Engineers sharing knowledge and experience in this blog on various topics. There are various Tanzu related blogs featured by VMware Tanzu Vanguard as well. Listed some Tanzu related blogs below. Do check them out.

Blogs and Videos

Tanzu Application Service (TAS) 
The Golden Path to SpringOne - What's new with VMware Tanzu Application Service  - Nick K presents a video, which has recap of all the great new features released in the Tanzu Application Service and Cloud Foundry ecosystem over the past year.

Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)
Setting up Gitlab for Tanzu Application Platform 1.4 - Art F, detailed blog on some cool integration of TAP 1.4 with Github and Gitlab. His blog was recommended last week in Tech blog recommendations.

Application Modernization
The Critical Role of APIs in Microservices Architectures - Lakshmi B describes roles of APIs and Microservices, best practices on implementing etc.

Spring Updates 
Spring Cloud Azure 5.0 is now Generally Available - Josh L announces Spring Cloud Azure 5.0 GA along with its features, enhancements and documentation updates

VMware Data Solutions
Moving from Monoliths to Microservices? Don’t Forget to Transform the Data Layer. Here’s How Check out Greg’s detailed blog on how to transform monolithic applications, factors, and challenges with larger data monoliths.

Webinars and Events

DevSecOps Tech Talks - Virtual Series (EMEA)
Join us for a 3-part series to learn how you can enhance the speed and security of your app delivery value stream—from development to production—enabling a true DevSecOps approach for your organization. These sessions are led by lead solution engineers and Tech marketing architects from VMware Tanzu. Register Now

  • Feb 23 - Session 1 - Build a Multi-Cloud Secure Software Supply Chain
  • Mar 2 - Session 2 - Accelerate Your Path to Secure Production​
  • Mar 9 - Session 3 - Develop a Modern Security Strategy for Modern Apps

Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)
Feb 16 - What’s New with TAP? (AMER reg)  (EMEA reg)

Golden Path to SpringOne Join in
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.

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

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