March 27, 2023

We’re glad to announce the final availability of VMware Cloud Director extension for VMware Knowledge Options (DSE) model 1.1 as of January 31, 2023.

We introduced the DSE 1.0, in November 2022, the place we launched the help for information providers beginning with VMware RabbitMQ (supporting model 1.3) within the VMware Data Solutions portfolio. At the moment, we announce model 1.1 that helps: 

  • Resolution improve of VMware RabbitMQ model 1.3 to model 1.4 
  • VMware SQL with Kubernetes. Supporting MySQL & PostgreSQL      

We plan to help the info providers portfolio which shall be rolling out within the coming days.   

At the moment, an increasing number of enterprises are utilizing containerized functions for the pace and consistency of deploying providers throughout environments sustaining management over insurance policies and sustaining safety. With MySQL and PostgreSQL being fashionable relational databases, are broadly most well-liked for a wide range of functions by builders. Nonetheless, builders are used to the convenience and pace of on-demand providers as code and like to work with information providers as simply as they work with the remainder of the appliance stack.

VMware Cloud Director extension for VMware Knowledge Options exactly caters to the developer demand by providing a developer pleasant expertise with VMware RabbitMQ, VMware SQL supporting MySQL & PotrgreSQL for Kubernetes to implement important messaging and database administration performance throughout fleets of deployments with 24*7 VMware help.  

We proceed our effort to empower our companions to supply enterprise prepared VMware Knowledge Companies to builders and DevOps engineers for constructing and operating highly effective modernized functions.    
That is one other step ahead in bringing the VMware Data Solutions providing to our multi-tenant companions with VMware Cloud Director (VCD). This launch allows Cloud Suppliers to increase their multi-tenant VCD platform to supply enterprise prepared, safe, and self-serviceable ‘Database as a Service’ with VMware SQL, supporting MySQL and PostgreSQL (Postrgres) databases.   

Resolution Advantages

Constant Operation

VMware Cloud Director extension for Vmware information Options gives a uniform deployment and administration expertise throughout platforms. With higher operational and administration flexibility for each companions and tenants.

Self-service UI

With its easy, but highly effective, tenant-facing self-service UI, the answer provides tenants choices for the lifecycle administration of information providers (Rabbit MQ, VMware SQL) with a single view throughout a number of situations, and with URL to particular person situations for service particular administration. Suppliers can publish the specified providers for his or her tenants to devour.    

Automated Administration

With this model, now we have launched the VMware Cloud Director Data Solutions operator (DSO), a backend service, which runs inside every tenant K8s cluster. DSO manages the lifecycle of person assets within the K8s clusters by deploying, upgrading, and updating numerous information options within the k8s clusters on behalf of the person

Tenants can put together VMware Cloud Director Container Service Extension (CSE) version 4.0 K8s clusters for VMware Cloud Director extension for VMware Knowledge Options by putting in the VMware Cloud Knowledge Options operator. 

Elastic Scale

Leveraging the constructs of VCD organizations, Cloud Suppliers and tenants can simply and securely scale the database situations horizontally or vertically primarily based on demand. The information is saved protected by way of the persistent quantity claims retain coverage.

With the prolonged capabilities out there at present, and with the deliberate ones coming quickly, it is a favorable proposition for our companion that plans to counterpoint their present VCD portfolio with VMware Knowledge Options & supply their tenants an built-in answer, permitting them to function and handle ‘Knowledge-as-a-Service’ throughout personal and sovereign clouds.

Subsequent steps 

To start out utilizing the DSE 1.1, obtain the model 1.1 ISO here. Companions utilizing model 1.0 can improve to model 1.1 by merely mounting the Knowledge options ISO on the native listing and operating the improve command. For detailed directions, please observe the upgrade instructions.

For extra info on the discharge, please consult with the Release Notes and go to the documentation page and watch the quick product demo here.

Additionally, you may join with us by way of our devoted Slack channel and we’d be completely satisfied to answer your queries and suggestions. Or depart a reply.