January 19, 2024

Tanzu What’s New - Jan 19,2024 Edition

Looking to catchup on Tanzu Updates!!! We got you…. Subscribe to our RSS feed and stay informed on the go. Check out Harbor Registry, API for Tanzu and SSO for TAS release and details. OpsMan, TAS and RabbitMQ enlightening KB articles, Great Tech blog recommendations, Exciting line up of insightful blogs and videos, GemFire and Spring Webinars coming up!!!


"Difficulties mastered are opportunities won." - Winston Churchill

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

Product Name Version Release Date Related Links

Other Releases

VMware Harbor Registry 

Check Release notes for New features, Enhancements and fix details.

Release Notes
API portal for VMware Tanzu
Check Release notes for resolved issue details.
Release Notes
Release Notes
Single Sign-On for VMware Tanzu Application Service (SSO)
Check Release notes for Dependency upgrade details





Release Notes

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.

Operations Manager (Ops Man)
How to secure EC2 user data for BOSH VMs on AWS - For security issue, customer don't want the sensitive data visible in EC2 user data. So they would like to know how to secure sensitive information in EC2 user data. Check out the KB article for the details.

Tanzu Application Service for VMs (TAS)
Starting many apps simultaneously results in many of those apps failing to start - Some users have a procedure where they keep all their apps stopped as a cost saving measure then start them when they need to do testing. Check out the KB article for the details.

Tanzu Data Services
VMware RabbitMQ for Tanzu Application Service 
On Demand Instance Smoke Tests fails with RabbitMQ 2.2.8/2.3.0 - When running the On Demand Instance Smoke Tests for RabbitMQ 2.2.8/2.3.0, it may fail when attempting to create a service instance with a plan that uses Service Gateway. Check out the KB article for the details.

Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)
Installing Tanzu Application Platform (TAP) on Docker Desktop Kubernetes  - (Video) Adib Saikali This video is a tutorial on how to install Tanzu Application Platform (TAP) on Docker Desktop Kubernetes using scripts at https://github.com/asaikali/local-tap , Its not a production configuration but you can watch it to learn the details.

Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG)
Scanda World - Marco Scandaletti’s blog
scanda.it  by Marco Scandaletti, systems engineer who is an expert on networking, virtualization, learning by doing #vexpert.  He is one of the Tanzu VanGuard members and he has recently written on Tanzu Kubernetes Grid deployment.

●        Deploy TKG Standalone Cluster – part 1
●        Deploy TKG Standalone Cluster – part 2 

Tanzu Application Catalog (TAC)
Get SLSA Level 3-Compliant Open Source Software from Tanzu Application Catalog - (Blog) Bala Bharathy U Tanzu Application Catalog, the enterprise edition of Bitnami Application Catalog, is fully compliant with Supply Chain Levels for Software Artifacts (SLSA) Level 3 security.

Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)
Install Tanzu Application Platform on EKS using Tanzu Mission Control - (Blog) Keith Lee Learn how to create AWS EKS cluster and install Tanzu Application Platform (commonly known as TAP) on it all via the Tanzu Mission Control UI (commonly known as TMC).

Tanzu Mission Control (TMC)
Announcing VMware Cloud Director Extension for Tanzu Mission Control - (Blog) Amith Vijayanand This new VMware Cloud Director plug-in addresses and mainly focuses our Sovereign Cloud Partners with an on-premises VMware Tanzu Mission Control™ integrated into VMware Cloud Director.

Tanzu Data Services
Tanzu GemFire
Unlock the Full Potential of Generative AI with VMware Tanzu GemFire  - (Blog) Carls Boyd 
The VMware Tanzu GemFire Vector Database is an extension tailored for AI applications requiring similarity search with the speed and resiliency of GemFire. 

Spring Updates
Spring Health Assessment Tool 
Why do companies still use old versions of Java and Spring? - (Video) Coté How do you convince your company to let you update Java and the Spring Framework? Here's a free tool that can help: Spring Health Assessment Tool (Introduced last week blog as well)

Spring Office Hours
Episode 62 - Spring Into The New Year - (Blog) Dan Vega and DaShaun Carter , Bring you the latest updates from the Spring Ecosystem. In this episode, Spring into the new year and discuss our goals and what we want to focus on in the new year.

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 Data Services 
Tanzu GemFire
Jan 25 - Accelerating Innovation: Mastering Tanzu GemFire Vector Database - introducing the fundamentals of GemFire, laying the groundwork for understanding its seamless integration with VectorDB. Our experts will guide you through the core principles of in-memory computing and how GemFire VectorDB enhances these with its unique features 

Spring Webinar
Jan 30 - Spring: Elevating Your Organization to New Heights - Register Today  Join us for an insightful webinar as we delve into the transformative power of Spring, one of the world's leading application frameworks for enterprise-level Java development.

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Thanks and Regards,
Aruna Srinivasan (She/Her)
Client Services Consultant - Tanzu Customer Success

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