Author Archives: Cedric Rajendran

About Cedric Rajendran

Cedric Rajendran is a Sr. Technical Product Manager at VMware focusing on Storage and Availability. He has over 15 years of experience covering a broad spectrum of data center technologies and has served extensively in the fields of Technical Support, Solutions Architecture & Product Management. He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration in International Business, advanced level certifications with VMware, and a TOGAF certified Enterprise Architect. An author, technologist, and virtualization enthusiast in general, he is a regular speaker at VMware events.

VXLAN – A quick overview

Virtual Extensible LAN -VXLAN

Why is it needed ?

As we move into cloud computing era with multi-tenant infrastructure, there are scalability concerns with only having 4094 networks acheived through VLANs/802.1q

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Auto Deploy – An Overview


Here is an overview of Auto Deploy feature & its workflow.

This would give you a head start into understanding the feature.

Click Here == > AutoDeploy

Also if you are not a fan of powercli that is used in the process, I strongly recommend using Auto Deploy plugin, this make life much simpler by providing a Graphical user interface for

  • Image Builder(downloading and creating custom images)
  • Deploy Rules (Creating rulesets and mapping to target hosts

Its completely Wizard driven.

Check it out here :  Auto Deploy GUI