Practitioners’ Blog

Blog posts by people who build, design, manage, or run software at VMware.

  • A Closer Look at VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Multitenant Setup

    A Closer Look at VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Multitenant Setup

    Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) is using the Kubernetes Cluster API to create Kubernetes clusters on vSphere 6.7U3, AWS, and in the future, other cloud environments as well.

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  • Getting Started with VMware Tanzu Build Service for Local Development

    Getting Started with VMware Tanzu Build Service for Local Development

    Insert VMware's Tanzu Build Service into your development cycle to move faster and more effectively.

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  • Zero Cost, No Sign-up: Introducing Tanzu Observability for Spring Boot Applications

    Zero Cost, No Sign-up: Introducing Tanzu Observability for Spring Boot Applications

    Monitor Spring Boot application performance using Tanzu Observability by Wavefront.

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  • How to Conduct a Remote Event Storming Session

    How to Conduct a Remote Event Storming Session

    VMware Pivotal Labs has adapted our years of experience facilitating Event Storming to our new reality. This resource offers a toolbox of tips and tricks as a starting point for remote Event Storming.

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  • Model Selection for Deep Neural Networks on Greenplum Database

    Model Selection for Deep Neural Networks on Greenplum Database

    How the Greenplum database with GPU acceleration can be used to train many deep learning models in parallel.

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  • 5 Tips for Effective Remote Pair Programming While Working from Home

    5 Tips for Effective Remote Pair Programming While Working from Home

    With COVID-19 raging across the world, now is a perfect time to practice pair programming, but remotely.

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  • How to Build Sustainable, Modern Application Architectures

    How to Build Sustainable, Modern Application Architectures

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  • Strangling a monolith by focusing on ROI

    Strangling a monolith by focusing on ROI

    How Pivotal Labs Sydney helped the Australian government save tens of millions of dollars per year.

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  • Modernizing .NET apps to the cloud? Ditch your domain joins and IWA in favor of single sign-on

    Modernizing .NET apps to the cloud? Ditch your domain joins and IWA in favor of single sign-on

    In legacy .NET it’s common for applications to rely on domain services for identity management. When bringing that app to the cloud, domain services aren’t the best practice.

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  • Slaying the Hydra: The Multi-Headed Beast That Is API Security

    Slaying the Hydra: The Multi-Headed Beast That Is API Security

    Validating someone's identity and ensuring they only have access to the resources they’re entitled to, all while locking down the fort from attacks can quickly become a Herculean task.

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  • Improving Cloud Foundry Loggregator scalability with a shared-nothing architecture

    Improving Cloud Foundry Loggregator scalability with a shared-nothing architecture

    A new architecture means Cloud Foundry Loggregator is easier to use and more scalable.

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  • Getting Started With Spring Cloud Stream

    Getting Started With Spring Cloud Stream

    Spring Cloud Streams offer a straightforward way to implement event-driven architecture, whether your backend is RabbitMQ, Kafka, or something else. Here's a demo.

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  • Netflix Built its Own Application Generator to Boost Dev Productivity. Here's How You Can, Too

    Netflix Built its Own Application Generator to Boost Dev Productivity. Here's How You Can, Too

    Application generators help developers to get started quickly by providing useful guide rails that reduce toil and ease their burden.

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  • Achieving Success With a Modern, Multi-Generational Workforce

    Achieving Success With a Modern, Multi-Generational Workforce

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  • Thrive as a Designer in SAFe

    Thrive as a Designer in SAFe

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  • Lean and Inclusive Design

    Lean and Inclusive Design

    How to build inclusivity into your practice.

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  • Building Your Happy Place

    Building Your Happy Place

    A framework for strengthening communities in the workplace.

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  • Tips for Scaling User-Centered Product Design

    Tips for Scaling User-Centered Product Design

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  • Metrics, Product Management, and You: Knowing You Did a Good Thing

    Metrics, Product Management, and You: Knowing You Did a Good Thing

    Defining success metrics can be daunting for even experienced product managers. This post explains how one simple question ("How do we know we did a good thing?") can help you create better metrics.

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  • Scaling Deployments to Multi-Cluster Kubernetes Environments with Concourse and Spinnaker

    Scaling Deployments to Multi-Cluster Kubernetes Environments with Concourse and Spinnaker

    Avoid multi-cluster madness with an automated, scalable delivery pipeline

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