Org vDC to vCenter Resource Pool Workflow Using vCenter Orchestrator

I was helping a colleague of mind this evening with a question about retrieving a vCenter Resource Pool given a vCloud Director Organization vDC using vCenter Orchestrator. However, this particular workflow does not exists out of the box with vCO, but with a little help from the vCloud API, we can easily create our own […]

Congratulations to Chris Greer for Winning Automating vSphere with vCenter Orchestrator

A week ago, I ran a simple contest to give a way a free copy of  Automating vSphere with vCenter Orchestrator Book. To enter the contest, you just had leave a comment with 5 things you wish or hope to automate using vCenter Orchestrator. I am happy to announce the winner of Cody Bunch’s new […]

Win a Free Automating vSphere with vCenter Orchestrator Book

Our good friend Cody Bunch has just recently released a new book called Automating vSphere with vCenter Orchestrator (available in Kindle and paper back format) that provides administrators with a complete walk through of installing, configuring and automating your vSphere infrastructure using vCenter Orchestrator. This is a must have book for all vSphere administrators looking […]

Performing A Storage vMotion in vCloud Director Using vCO

I wrote an article yesterday called Performing A Storage vMotion in vCloud Director Using vCloud REST API and at the beginning I mentioned a few alternative solution to using the vCloud REST API such as the vCloud SDKs: Java, .NET, PHP or the new vCloud Director cmdlets. Afterwards, I realized I left out one very […]

Leveraging vCD + vCO + Wavemaker Part 2

Continuing from our previous post Leveraging vCD + vCO + Wavemaker Part 1, I am now going to show you how to integrate the vCenter Orchestrator workflow we created earlier into Wavemaker to present a simple web application to an end user. If you can not wait to go through all the steps, jump to […]