May 12, 2023

Tanzu What’s New - May 12 2023 Edition

Tanzu Updates this week brings you TAS, TASW and ISO release with bumped component versions and Security fixes and Ops Manager release addressing an important fix regarding compiled packages, TAP releases along with SCS and API portal releases as well. How to collect logs and troubleshooting knowledge base articles on various Tanzu products, New launch of VMware Knowledge which will be very resourceful to get up-to-date information on various VMware products, Tech Blog Recommendations featuring detailed blogs on vSphere with Tanzu, Blogs and Videos on Spring Updates for May 2023, How others are using K8 tools and insights shared by Cote,  Checkout Jeremy Wolf's vSphere with Tanzu breakroom chat on Supervisor services topic,  Webinar and Events with GemFire session, Early registration open for VMware Explore 2023 in Las Vegas with session and schedule details.  


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

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VMware Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)
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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 Operations Manager (OpsMan)
Check Release Notes for Features, bug fix details. These two releases address BOSH Inappropriately Reuses Compiled Packages.




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Other Releases
Isolation Segment
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Spring Cloud Services for VMware Tanzu (SCS)
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API portal for VMware Tanzu
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VMware Tanzu Operations Manager (OpsMan)
How to collect logs from BOSH Director - This article describes how to collect BOSH Director logs. These logs are helpful to troubleshoot BOSH Tasks internal workflow.

Starting authentication gets hung when enabling LDAP authentication for OpsManager 3.0.x - This is an issue that was recently reported against OpsMan 3.0.x. When LDAP is configured for earlier versions of Ops Manager 2.10.x, the option "Group Max Search Depth (min: 1, max: 10)" is not a required field. Check KB article for details and fix information

VMware Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)
Knative services fail with certificateNotReady if workload_name+namespace+domain is more than 64 bytes in Tanzu Application Platform v1.4 when auto-tls is enabled - Post upgrade to Tanzu Application Platform v1.4, some Knative services may fail with READY=Unknown REASON=CertificateNotReady. 

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG)
How to manually collect logs from a TKG cluster (90319) - Instructions to collect logs in scenarios where log collection is not feasible using crashd and additional information related to the cluster nodes is needed.

VMWare Knowledge - New Launch!!!!
Introducing Our Blog Series: Top VMware Knowledge Base Articles and How They Can Help You! - Are you a customer, partner, or industry expert, we invite you to join us on this journey of learning and collaboration.

A platform designed to share valuable insights and best practices on virtualization technology. Goal is to provide you with the most up-to-date information, articles, and tutorials to help you stay ahead of the curve and make the most of your VMware products.

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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. Check out the latest blog on Tanzu Topic.

Creating a Tanzu Kubernetes cluster in vSphere 8 with Tanzu - Chris documents in detail the process on vSphere 8 with Tanzu deployment

Robert Guske’s Blog
About Robert  Robert Guske, a Lead Tanzu Emergings Solution Engineer within VMware’s Modern Applications & Management Business Group. He has written a lot of blogs on Tanzu and Kubernetes topics. Check them out here.  Most recent vSphere with Tanzu blog below

vSphere with Tanzu Supervisor Services Part III - Lifecycle Management of Supervisor Services  - Part 1 and Part 2 were included in the March 17th blog. Part 3 will show you how to handle a reconfiguration, a version update and an uninstallation of an existing Supervisor Service.

Tanzu Application Platform (TAP)
7 Ways to Turn Developer Experience into a Competitive Edge - (Blog) VMware Tanzu Application Platform is a modular, cloud native application platform that delivers a developer experience designed to turbocharge productivity and innovation across multiple clouds. Full Presentation here (Video)

VMware Tanzu Service Mesh (TSM)
Cloud Bursting with Tanzu Service Mesh - (Blog) Scott R  features  Antonio Gallego and Andreas Marqvardsen showing how to automatically burst cloud services with Tanzu Service Mesh, Tanzu NSX Advanced Load Balancer and Tanzu Kubernetes Grid. 

Spring Updates
This Month in Spring - May 2023 - (Blog) Josh L dives into various Spring updates and covers his past talks in conference and upcoming ones and spring boot milestones etc.

Kubernetes / General Application Modernization
Kubernetes Benefits for Developers and Business in Large Enterprises (Blog) Michael Cote covers K8s and its benefits in large organizations.
How to Escape the Legacy Trap: A Proven Strategy for Application Modernization (Video) - Michael Cote and Marc Zottner discuss the business-driven methodology that many organizations have used to escape the legacy trap, based on actual customer stories and years of experience from our team.
Kubernetes Tools Worth Paying For, from the 2023 VMware State of Kubernetes Survey (Video) - Michael Cote shares valuable insights into what people are doing with K8s. Whether you're looking to build out your Kubernetes setup or learnings on how people are using it. 

vSphere 8 with Tanzu
VMware vSphere Breakroom Chats | Episode 20

vSphere 8 Update 1 expands the availability of Supervisor Services to anyone who has access to vSphere's Kubernetes integration - In this episode, Jeremy Wolf explains how Supervisor Services will enable organizations to more easily evolve their on-prem or private infrastructure into a fully-functional IaaS platform.

VMware GemFire
May 16 - How to Build Resilient Architecture for Fast Paced Digital Transactions Using VMware GemFire - Nainesh Jhaveri from the VMware GemFire product team  explains how you can leverage GemFire to securely write payments in two availability zones and speed up the downstream processing.

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. 

May16 - Reactive and Imperative Context Propagation in Spring Applications - In this talk,We’ll introduce a new Context Propagation library under Micrometer, which provides new and essential capabilities for bridging reactive and imperative programming style

May 18 - Deep Dive with Java Records - This talk will introduce Records and the motivation for adding them to the Java language, demonstrate some use cases in the context of the Spring Framework, and see if Records can change how we write our software!

VMware VExpert - Do not miss this opportunity!!  Apply Now 
vExpert 2023 Sub-Program Award Announcement & The vExpert Second Half Application Period - If you are interested in becoming part of this unique opportunity, you must first become a vExpert and then apply for the sub-program(s). The application submission period for the 2023 second half vExpert program will start on June 15th and end on June 29th. The voting period will start June 30th and second half awards will be announced on July 19th. check out the vExpert Directory which provides profiles of each vExpert in each program.

VMware Explore 2023  Early bird Registration Open now!! !! - Las Vegas - Aug 21-24 - The center of the multi-cloud universe!!
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