Tanzu What’s New - June 16, 2023 Edition

June 16, 2023

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“Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.” -  Winston Churchill

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

Product Name

Version

Release Date

Related Links

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition (TKGI)
Check Release notes for Product snapshots, resolved issues, Features and Enhancements and more

1.15.5

2023-06-06
 

Release Notes
Product Snapshot
Upgrade Path
Features and Enhancements
Resolved Issues

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

1.3.9
1.4.6
1.5.2

2023-06-13

Release Notes
Release Notes
Release Notes

SaaS Product Release Updates
Tanzu Mission Control (TMC)
Check Release notes for June 6th Update
Added support for annotation and label mutation policy

Patch Release

 

June 6

June 6th Update

VMware Data Solutions
VMware Greenplum®
Check Release notes for Bug fix details

6.24.5
 

2023-06-14

Release Notes
 

VMware GemFire for Tanzu Application Service
Check Release notes for Features and Breaking changes, Known issue details

2.0.0

2023-06-14

Release Notes
Breaking Changes
Known Issues
 

Redis for VMware Tanzu Application Service
Check Release notes for resolved issues and Component version details

2.4.9
3.1.5
3.2.1

2023-06-08

Release Notes
Release Notes
Release Notes

Other Releases
Application Service Adapter for TAP
Updated package versions and associated dependencies

1.0.3
1.1.5
 

2023-06-07

Release Notes
Release Notes

API portal for VMware Tanzu
Check Release notes for Updated Package version details

1.2.17
1.3.7

2023-06-06

Release Notes
Release Notes

BOSH Backup and Restore
Check Release notes for Maintenance changes and Dependencies

1.9.46

2023-06-07

Release Notes

VMware Harbor Registry
Check Release notes for Maintenance changes and Dependencies

2.8.1

2023-06-05

Release Notes
Enhancements
Resolved Issues


 

VMware Tanzu Operations Manager (OpsMan)
Upgrade Planner shows only Java Buildpack versions with 3 digits - Upgrade Planner team is working on making Upgrade Planner read 3 digits versions and Java Buildpack team has been notified so they release versions with 3 digits. Check the workaround in this article.

VMware Tanzu Application Services for VM (TAS)
TAS VMs running AntiVirus impacted by Unix.Malware.Kaiji-10003916-0 - On June 7, 07:24:15, ClamAV added a new Detection Signature Unix.Malware.Kaiji-10003916-0 to its list. This was reported to cause many false positives and was subsequently removed at 23:46:10 UTC 2023. This KB article has important information regarding the problem and its resolution.

How to run a smoke-test errand manually on TAS and Isolation Segment - The smoke-test is a set of commands that setup and deploy an app, org and space on the environment, get app logs and stats to ensure basic functionality of the platform is working as expected. Sometimes the smoke-test fails and it can be useful to run the steps manually to find the point of failure.

Upgrade to TAS 2.13 fails on smoke tests - Advised scaling up log cache VMs. A change in the loggregator architecture, namely a new dependency on log cache VMs, manifested in failed smoke test. 

Apps Manager UI: Scale app feature APPLY CHANGES button cannot be clicked in TAS 2.13.20 and 2.13.21 - With the release of TAS 3.X there has been a change in how the product handles the app log rate limitations. After upgrading VMware Tanzu Application Service to 2.13.20 or 2.13.21, when trying to scale an app with Apps Manager UI, the APPLY CHANGES button is grayed out and cannot be clicked. 

Upgrade Planner fails on Scheduler with error "Target versions you've selected have dependencies that are not met" - The workaround for this is to add Java Buildpack pack in "Manually Add Tiles" section and select a version that meets the dependency in both Current and Target version. Example 4.49.1. This will bypass the lock and allow you to generate a plan.

Spring Cloud Services for Tanzu (SCS)
BBR backups of SCS mirror-service failing with mysql error - This error results from a breaking change in mysql, starting with version 5.7.31. Check the article for resolution. 

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG)
CSI: Correct sync between CSI pod secret and workload_storage_management user password (87375) - TKGS Guest Clusters or Supervisor Clusters fail to create or attach PersistentVolumes or PersistentVolumeClaims to new nodes or pods. VMware engineering teams are currently working to RCA this issue. If you run into this issue, please open a case with VMware support and include a Workload Management Log bundle.

VMware Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)
unexpected error: parsing time "unable" as "2006-01-02T15:04:05.999999999Z07:00": cannot parse "unable" as "2006" - The error is caused by the incompatibility between TAP version and Tanzu apps CLI plugin version. To fix the issue, it's necessary to update the Tanzu CLI and the plugins.

VMware Data Solutions
New!! Featuring top 10 articles for May 2023- Most popular and insightful ones

Top 10 VMware Knowledge Base Articles: Troubleshooting Tips for PostgreSQL, Greenplum, and Data Domain systems for May 2023
Top 10 VMware Tanzu KB Articles for Redis, RabbitMQ, and GemFire: May 2023  

Tanzu Network Maintenance Outage - June 24, 2023 04:30 - 12:00 UTC
Upcoming Tanzu Network Maintenance Outage
Tanzu Network software distribution has scheduled a platform migration activity that will impact access to the system. During the maintenance, Tanzu Network and Tanzu Network Registry service will be unavailable for end users to login and to download products.

Impact
During the maintenance, Tanzu Network and the Tanzu Network Registry will be unavailable for end users to login to and to download products. Check the status update and details here 

End users and automation pipelines will fail to login to Tanzu Network and Tanzu Network Registry during the change window. Example Operations that will fail: Perform pull/push/copy artifacts, download products, new user registration, etc.

Maintenance Schedule
Start Date: June 24, 2023 Start Time: 04:30 UTC
End Date: June 24, 2023 End Time: 12:00 UTC
Duration: 7.5 hours 

Who to Contact
For any questions or concerns about the planned Tanzu Network maintenance schedule, please contact one of the following.

  • Your Customer Success Manager (CSM)
  • Your Tanzu Technical Account Manager (TAM)
  • Tanzu Support via a non-technical Support ticket

VMware Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)
Tanzu Application Platform on the Disconnected Edge - (Blog) John Carden, Drew Malone, and Derek Tracy - TAP automatically builds the container image for you and  also creates the Kubernetes manifest files for you. It simplifies Kubernetes for you. Check this blog.

VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs (TAS)
Extend Your Golden Path with Tanzu Application Service Adapter and Cloud Foundry Korifi -(Blog) Nick Kuhn and Eric Malm - This blog details the latest features focusing on expanded developer productivity and improved platform engineering experience with the Application Service Adapter. Visit Tanzu Tech Zone for more contents on TAS and Application Service Adapter

Tanzu Mission Control (TMC)
Ensure Kubernetes Compliance with New Private Registry Support for VMware Tanzu Mission Control - (Blog) Corey Dinkens, Sneha Narang, and Lauren Britton - TMC now supports deploying its cluster images from private container registries. This offers customers complete control over security and vulnerability scanning before the deployment of container images to production environments.

An Overview of VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Lifecycle Management with Tanzu Mission Control - (Video) How to manage the lifecycle of your Tanzu Kubernetes Grid clusters using Tanzu Mission Control.

Spring Updates
This Month in Spring - June 2023 - (Blog) Josh L updates on all exciting updates on Spring including Spring Boot 3.1 and Spring tour in Asia.

Kubernetes / General Application Modernization
June 20 - Spring Office Hours - This is your chance to stay connected to what’s happening with the Spring Framework, related projects, and the community. In this episode we will look at ‘scaling to zero’ with Spring and answer any questions you might have.

Jun 21 - Transforming Service Delivery in the Public Sector - In this webinar, we'll explore the strategies and tactics your organization can employ to begin building the next generation of public service software.

Tanzu Talk Podcast
Your Three Friends, Edward Grigson, Ben Wilcock and Michael Cote do a regular developer focused podcast on current industry topics. Cloud Foundry: Community, Developer Experience, Kubernetes, and more, with Ram Iyengar - Cloud Foundry is one of the most mature, most proven platform as a service stacks. And it's open source! Ahead of CF Day on June 21st, 2023 (in person and live), Coté catches up with Ram Iyengar, Chief Evangelist at Cloud Foundry Foundation.

Cloud Foundry Day 2023 - Heidelberg, Germany + Virtual June 21
Cloud Foundry Day 2023 - Heidelberg is a day for sharing. We have a lineup of folks who have a great Cloud Foundry story to tell. All the content is inspired by practitioners who work with Cloud Foundry every day. We strive for a healthy mix of technical versus non-technical talks. We also promise a peek into the future!  Schedule |  FAQ | Register for In Person Here | Register for Virtual Here  

Golden Path to SpringOne Join in Application Developers !!!
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. 

June 20 - Cloud Native Security for the Rest of Us - This session will leave you with stronger understanding of the breadth and depth of cloud native security and resources to further develop your knowledge.

June 22 - What's New in Spring Batch 5? - This session will share major changes in this new generation of the framework. We also walk through some ideas and guidelines about how to migrate from a previous version to this major release.

VMware Explore 2023 Las Vegas - Aug 21-24 - The center of the multi-cloud universe!!
At VMware Explore 2023 - In Las Vegas The Venetian, you, best-in-field experts and your peers get the tools, solutions and support you’re looking for to tame the complexity of multi-cloud. You can standardize cloud migrations, operations, infrastructure, and security across clouds and focus on creating the business value you envision. Use an enterprise-wide solution for a faster and more secure path to production. And deliver rich end-user experiences for workers in the field and offices. A vast partner ecosystem is ready to help you map your next move. So, what could you do with a better, smarter approach to the cloud?  Expand Your Horizons at VMware Explore 2023 (Video)

Join us at VMware Explore 2023 in Las Vegas , Barcelona VMware Explore 2023 Details | SpringOne@Explore | Spring One@Explore FAQ | Related VMware Explore Blog

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