The Fat Pipe Of The Packet Pushers Podcasts

The most popular shows from the Packet Pushers Podcast Network in one feed. 1-The Weekly Show (network engineering). 2-Priority Queue (even more network engineering). 3-Datanauts (the full IT stack including cloud). 4-Network Break (IT news and analysis from the week). 5-Briefings In Brief (interesting vendor stories in 15 minutes or less).


Day Two Cloud 054: Real Life VMware Cloud On AWS

VMware Cloud (VMC) on AWS presents a VMware software defined data center (SDDC) hosted on bare metal in AWS data centers. If you’re trying to vacate your own data centers or colos, but aren’t going to refactor your applications to do it, VMC on AWS presents a compelling technical solution.
In this episode, we discuss the reality of running VMC on AWS with Adam Fisher, Cloud & DevOps Engineer at RoundTower. Adam’s been deploying VMC on AWS in the real world for customers since the product’s early days, and has plenty of insights.

* What’s VMC on AWS good for? Lots of things, in his opinion.
* What’s VMC on AWS cost? In Adam’s experience, it’s not as bad as we’d heard, although it depends heavily on your architecture.
* Is VMC on AWS just transitional technology? Even if it is, is that a bad thing?
* What’s the reality of connecting your VMC on AWS environment to your AWS VPCs?
* And what’s this VMware HCX thing? Adam describes it as an easy button for certain connectivity challenges.

More From Adam Fisher

* VirtualBonzo: Adventures In Cloud & Data Center Technology
* Twitter


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