In this episode of the #vBrownBag VCP6-DCV series, Kellan Damm reviews using Auto Deploy and Host Profiles with vSphere 6

VCP6-DCV Section 8 Video

You can follow Kellan on Twitter @kellandamm

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In the fourth session on Cisco ACI we have Carl Niger covering programmability with ACI.

ACI Automation and Orchestration

  • API Inspector
  • Demo – API Inspector
  • ACI Toolkit
  • Demo – ACI Toolkit
  • Cloud Orchestration Tools
  • Demo – Openstack


Andy Banta provides a technical overview of VMware Virtual Volumes (VVols) introduced with vSphere 6

vSphere Virtual Volumes Technical Overview Video

You can follow Andy on Twitter @andybanta

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