Trust in Policy-Based Management? Part 1: Introduction
Benefits and consequences of using policy based management to manage the data center.
As you read more and more of VMware’s latest material on new features in vSphere 6 and 6.1 or in the vRealize Suite, you’ve likely seen “Policy-Based ______” mentioned multiple times. It could be policy-based alerting, policy-based automation, policy-based management…etc. After reading more and more about this type of management, one question comes to mind: What was I doing before policy-based management?
Here’s a quick read on Storage Policy Based Management, which outlines the current mode of operations in contrast to what you can now achieve with policy-based management.
If policy-based management is the concept of treating workloads differently based on what someone thinks the requirements should be for the application….then nothing has really changed with how I was managing before. Granted, it’s now much easier to define these requirements through profiles and assign them through…
Read the entire article here, Trust in Policy-Based Management? Part 1: Introduction
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