Monitoring TKGs cluster using VMware Aria Operations

VMware Aria Operations (ex vROps Operations) is a powerful tool for monitoring infrastructure, virtual machines, predict resource demands or costs. Use cases is much more. One of them is ability to visualize, provide logs and information from the Tanzu Kuberentes Grid clusters. To obtain insightful data from the nodes you need to use dedicated addon – Management Pack for Kubernetes.

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Deploy TKGs cluster with Terraform on TMC (SaaS)

TKG cluster can be deployed in a many ways. You can use simple YAML file and run it from the Supervisor. You can use some automation tool like Jenkins or create Kubernetes nodes from the TMC.
Apart from that, Terraform has a dedicated Tanzu Mission Control provider (plugin) to automate many processes.

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Updating vSAN disk version in vSphere 8.0 U2

vSphere 8.0 U2 brings many improvements, fixes several problems and increases stability. After upgrading from vSphere 8.0 U1 to U2, there are some changes in vSAN as well. If vSAN cluster is running on the infrastructure, you need to rise disk version when you’re running the newest vSphere.

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vSAN 8 – expanding existing capacity pool

The challenge is easy – vSAN datastore is running out of space and need to be expanded.
The whole process is a quite obvious. If there are free disk slots in a ESXi hosts, get a new drives, install in the servers and reconfigure vSAN capacity pool from the vCenter.

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Hi, I’m Mateusz Romaniuk and welcome to my blog dedicated to virtualization technology. I’m a VMware/Tanzu Administrator in T-Mobile Poland. My mainly responsibilities are to manage and develop virtual enterprise infrastructure.