HowTo: Platform9 + Ravello + VMware

Platform9 Connected to VMware on Ravello

RavelloSystems provides a cloud-based platform for spinning up a test-lab quickly and easily, and it supports VMware’s vSphere/ESXi hypervisor through nested hypervisors (running ESXi on a Google or AWS compute instance). Platform9 is a cloud-based automation and control platform for spinning up and managing an OpenStack environment quickly and easily, … Read More

Installing VMware vRO on a Scale Computing Cluster

Hopefully you’ve had time to read my blog on getting VMware vRealize Operations Manager (vRO) running on Ravello Systems cloud platform. Since I recently took delivery of a Scale Computing cluster (kindly gifted to me by the lovely people at Scale, thanks @bocanuts) and I’ve been playing with image installs … Read More

How To Import OVA/OVF Into Ravello

I’m currently taking advantage of the generous vExpert offering from Ravello Systems, wherein we get some free time every month. So far it’s an excellent service, though not without some flaws, but hey, they’re brand new! I may do a more comprehensive writeup on Ravello later on, but if you’re … Read More