April 13, 2024

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

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

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

We plan to assist the info providers portfolio which will probably be rolling out within the coming days.   

At this time, increasingly more enterprises are utilizing containerized purposes for the pace and consistency of deploying providers throughout environments sustaining management over insurance policies and sustaining safety. With MySQL and PostgreSQL being standard relational databases, are broadly most well-liked for quite a lot of purposes 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 applying 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 assist.  

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 purposes.    
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.   

Answer Advantages

Constant Operation

VMware Cloud Director extension for Vmware information Options gives a uniform deployment and administration expertise throughout platforms. With better 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 knowledge providers (Rabbit MQ, VMware SQL) with a single view throughout a number of cases, and with URL to particular person cases for service particular administration. Suppliers can publish the specified providers for his or her tenants to devour.    

Automated Administration

With this model, we now 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 varied 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 cases horizontally or vertically based mostly on demand. The info is saved secure through the persistent quantity claims retain coverage.

With the prolonged capabilities obtainable at the moment, and with the deliberate ones coming quickly, this can be a favorable proposition for our associate that plans to complement their present VCD portfolio with VMware Knowledge Options & provide their tenants an built-in resolution, permitting them to function and handle ‘Knowledge-as-a-Service’ throughout non-public and sovereign clouds.

Subsequent steps 

To begin 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 data on the discharge, please discuss with the Release Notes and go to the documentation page. Additionally, you possibly can join with us through our devoted Slack channel and we’d be completely satisfied to answer your queries and suggestions. Or go away a reply.