July 14, 2023

Tanzu What’s New - July 14, 2023 Edition

This week, Interesting product releases lined up -TAP brings in security fixes, Data Solutions such as GreenPlum, GemFire release to address existing issues and interesting features. Proactively preventing issues and knowing troubleshooting tips is essential these days. KB articles are rich in these aspects. Chris and William, kudos for your enriching Tanzu Tech blogs. Corey’s Podcast is valuable where he introduces self managed TMC and more. Azure Spring Apps aka ASA helps with running Mission critical Java and Spring workloads. Want to know more read this blog!!! VMware Explore 2023  ready to take off. Session list curated and compiled for your easy reference.

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

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VMware Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)
Check Release Notes for Security Fix details.



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VMware Data Solutions
VMware Greenplum®
Includes new and changed features and resolves several issues.



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VMware Tanzu GemFire
Resolves Security Vulnerability issues and fixed issue details are in Release notes.

10.4.3(Native Client)


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Other Releases
Spring Cloud Gateway for Kubernetes
Resolves Security Vulnerability issues and fixed issue details are in Release notes.



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Updated component versions.



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VMware Tanzu Operations Manager (OpsMan)
Upload Openstack Jammy stemcell to Ops Manager failed with "The uploaded stemcell is for a different infrastructure" - You might face the problem with om upload-stemcell CLI during upgrade to use Jammy stemcell instead of ubuntu-xenial on Openstack and error out.

Ops Manager Upgrade process having issues importing the installation.zip file - A bug was introduced when there were changes made to the underlying database encryption implementation in a few recent versions of Ops Manager. The affected Ops Manager versions range from v3.0.0 to v3.0.10, but it has been fixed in v3.0.11 and subsequent versions.

VMware vSphere with Tanzu (TKG on vSphere)
How to collect a diagnostic log bundle from a Tanzu Kubernetes Guest Cluster on vSphere with Tanzu (80949) - This article provides instructions for collecting a diagnostic log bundle from a Tanzu Kubernetes cluster in vSphere 7 with Tanzu. 

Calico-node pods and kube-proxy may fail intermittently on Photon 3 (93411) - Pod networking will fail on affected nodes. Whilst the conditions that trigger the failure are not currently determined, the failure is identified as an issue in the Linux kernel in the bpfilter in versions prior to 5.2-rc2. 

Support for Node Volume Mounts for TKG Clusters in Supervisor (92153) - Check the information about supported, unsupported and known issues about Node Volume Mounts.

Little Stuff
About Little  Chris Little, has been with Emerging Products Group as a support lead over VMware Cloud Foundation and Tanzu suite of products. We have featured Chris’s blog earlier weekly updates as well.  Now Chris’s blog is featured on Tanzu Tech Zone Community as well. Check out the blogs from June on TKGS clusters. 

Registering a vSphere 8 with Tanzu Supervisor Cluster with Tanzu Mission Control - Once you have your supervisor cluster registered as a management cluster in TMC, you can use the graphical UI to provision new Tanzu Kubernetes clusters, enable services, monitor the usage/performance of your Tanzu installations, and much more. Checkout the steps for vSphere 8 with Supervisor cluster on TMC. 

About William Lam  William Lam is a Senior Staff Solution Architect working in the VMware Cloud team within the Cloud Infrastructure Business Group (CIBG) at VMware.  He has been writing blogs on vSphere with Tanzu.

Building custom Tanzu Kubernetes Releases (TKR) for vSphere with Tanzu - The TKG Image Builder tool uses the popular Packer tool for building the TKR images and you will need to have the following prerequisites setup before getting started.

VMware Tanzu Service Mesh (TSM)
VMware Celebrates Istio’s Graduation to CNCF - (Blog) With Tanzu Service Mesh, we aim to deliver a robust and flexible managed Istio service across various platforms and environments. 

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG)
VMware Tanzu Aligns to Multi-Cloud Industry Trends - (Blog) Cindy walks us through the details on how VMware has expedited the launch of new capabilities across VMware Tanzu and VMware Aria as well as depreciating others. As the multi-cloud market continues to expand, the VMware Tanzu team continues to cater solutions towards customer needs and market trends.

VMware Tanzu Mission Control (TMC)
Introducing self-managed VMware Tanzu Mission Control! - (Podcast) Corey Dinkens introduces self-managed Tanzu Mission Control. Corey discusses the new deployment model for TMC and covers the various use cases and features. Also available here: Listen via Spotify or Apple

Spring Updates
This Week in Spring - July 11th, 2023  - (Blog) Josh L shares spring updates about upcoming Kuala lumpur talk from Jakarta. Checkout happenings and upcoming news in Spring. 

Azure Spring Apps Enterprise (ASA) – More Power, Scalability & Extended Spring Boot Support - Azure and VMware Tanzu have been trusted partners to customers for running mission-critical Java and Spring workloads. Azure Spring Apps - Managed Platform as a Service Check this Tanzu product page to know all about ASA and resourceful information. 

Event Streaming Using RabbitMQ with Spring - (Blog) Gregory G explains how Event streaming technologies such as RabbitMQ and Spring enable organizations to discover new ways to integrate applications, IoT/Edge Computing data flow, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data science workloads.

Tanzu Talk Podcast
Your Three Friends, Edward Grigson, Ben Wilcock and Michael Cote do a regular developer focused podcast on current industry topics. July 11- Cloud Native Apps in Financial Institutions - Darren and Cote discuss how cloud native apps create new opportunities to operate even better than before.

VMware Tanzu Public Sector Webinar Series
VMware Tanzu is a modular, cloud native application platform that accelerates development, delivery, and operations across multiple clouds. Join VMware and Carahsoft for a webinar series to learn more about VMware Tanzu solutions.
July 19 - Database as a Service for vSphere Environments - Learn how VMware Data Services Manager can help you create and manage foundational data services through a centralized platform
VMware Data Solutions
Jul 20 - How VMware RabbitMQ Can Help You Build Tomorrow's Enterprise IoT Applications - In this webinar find out how RabbitMQ is able to deliver the kind of scalable simplicity MQTT needs in order to achieve the device connectivity we have come to expect in our daily lives.
General/App Modernization
Jul 18 - Get More of the Right Products into the Hands of Consumers - Join us to learn how you can optimize supply chain operations and ensure the right products are on the shelf at the right time. 

VMware Explore 2023 Las Vegas - Aug 21-24
Check out the Curated Compiled session information for your convenience.
Looking for #VMwareTanzu specific sessions at #VMwareExplore? Here you go!!
Explore TAP | Explore-TKO | Explore-TKG | Explore-TMC | Explore-TAS | VMware Data Sessions |  Tanzu TechZone Compilation on VMware Explore Sessions

Looking for Sessions Specific for Develop, Operate, Optimize
DevEx with Golden Paths | Application Runtime | Governance & Continuous Improvement

VMware Explore 2023 - VMware on VMware Speakers - lookout for this amazing VMware on VMware speakers. 
Join us at VMware Explore 2023 in Las Vegas |  Barcelona VMware Explore 2023 Nov 6 - 9 Details | Early Bird Registration for EMEA | SpringOne@Explore | Spring One@Explore FAQ | Related VMware Explore Blog

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