Brazil 2014 World Cup vCOps Edition

logoWell, this post is all about pure fun and doing stupid things with smart products. Although I’m not that of soccer fan I’ve decided to accept the challenge and help all the VI admins soccer puppies out there. [Read more...]

vCloud OvDC Admin vCOps Custom Dashboard – Part 5

groupIn part 4 of this series we have finished laying down the Super Metrics infrastructure for the OvDC Admin Custom Dashboard.

Custom Groups is a powerful feature within vCOps. Having said that, I will use it in order to dynamically grouping the OvDC resources. [Read more...]

vCloud OvDC Admin vCOps Custom Dashboard – Part 4


Clint EastwoodIn the third part of this series we’ve created the vCloud Resource Kind performance Super Metrics needed for the OvDC Admin Custom Dashboard.

As a cloud provider you are required to some level of SLA against your customers. It’s not all about resources performance but it is also the fact that you need to give them a way to control resource consuming. [Read more...]

vCloud OvDC Admin vCOps Custom Dashboard – Part 3

super-mario-brosIn the second part of this series we’ve created the Virtual Machine Super Metrics needed for the OvDC Admin Custom Dashboard.

The rest of the Super Metrics we are about to create in this part, are the ones related to vCloud Resource Kinds and will focus on calculating metrics while taking Resource Kind hierarchy into account. [Read more...]