Kubernetes and VMware NSX

In this blog I will show some feature of NSX-T integration with Kubernetes. In NSX-T several constructs are automatically created to support Kubernetes cluster. Before I deep dive, let look at the lab topology. The Kubernetes environment of this lab is located behind a NSX Tier-0 (provider) virtual router.  Review the IP space that will… Continue reading Kubernetes and VMware NSX

VMware NSX-T in brief – 5 minutes

This blog very briefly provides a highlight of NSX-T Components. For detailed understanding of NSX-T components, refer to my NSX-T blog. https://why2cloud.home.blog/2019/03/28/nsx-t-in-detail/ Control Plane Computes runtime state based on configuration from the management plane. Control plane disseminates topology information reported by the data plane elements, and pushes stateless configuration to forwarding engines. Data Plane Performs… Continue reading VMware NSX-T in brief – 5 minutes

VMware NSX-T in detail

VMware NSX-T is designed to address emerging application frameworks and architectures that have heterogeneous endpoints and technology stacks. In addition to vSphere, these environments may also include other hypervisors (KVM), containers, and public clouds. NSX-T allows IT and development teams to choose the technologies best suited for their particular applications. NSX-T is also designed for… Continue reading VMware NSX-T in detail


For Velocloud Installation details, I will be posting another link very soon. After the success of software defined data centers, the next upcoming wave is software defined WAN. The high MPLS circuit rates and with internet getting cheaper and cheaper, SD-WAN technology is going to blow the WAN industry. Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) is… Continue reading VMware SD-WAN

VMware HCX

VMware NSX Hybrid Connect, alternatively known as VMware Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) is a technology that delivers secure and seamless app mobility and infrastructure hybridity across vSphere 5.0+ versions, on-premises and in the cloud. If you want to install HCX then do refer to below document published at Vmware portal https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-NSX-Hybrid-Connect/3.5.1/user-guide/GUID-A26BFB16-FA94-426F-8E18-15BAD4BF840E.html The architecture for HCX is already well explained… Continue reading VMware HCX