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Information Options Extension 1.2

We’re glad to announce the most recent VMware Cloud Director Extension for Information Options 1.2. It comes with a brand new knowledge service MongoDB to cater to these supplier tenants who want quick, extremely scalable, and dependable NoSQL databases for his or her fashionable apps.

Now allow us to see what Information Options Extension 1.2 brings in. As we beforehand acknowledged, the Information Options Extension is coupled with a brand new service MongoDB, which is available in two editions – Neighborhood and Enterprise.

What are some great benefits of MongoDB with Information Options Extension?

Information Options Extension 1.2: Excessive-level Structure

Each MongoDB Neighborhood and Enterprise editions are put in with a Information Options Extension Kubernetes operator to a Tanzu Kubernetes Cluster. MongoDB Neighborhood presents excessive availability and scalability by enabling reproduction units, and safe connection to the info cluster with TLS (Transport Layer Safety) encryption. Whereas the MongoDB Enterprise version builds on the capabilities of the Neighborhood version with MongoDB Ops Supervisor which helps tenants additional handle, backup, and monitor their MongoDB databases.

How can a MongoDB service be provisioned with VMware Cloud Director Extension for Information Options?

Throughout the set up of Information Options Extension 1.2, runtime-defined entities are created in Cloud Director for the next objects: knowledge options occasion, cluster, pre-defined options template, Kubernetes operator, and configuration.

The Outlined entities characterize exterior sources that VMware Cloud Director can handle. They assist extensions and plug-ins retailer and manipulate extension-related info in VMware Cloud Director. The runtime-defined entities preserve the state of the exterior sources and can be utilized as a substitute of a neighborhood database.

As a pre-requisite for utilizing Information Options Extension and provisioning a knowledge or messaging service, tenants will need to have a TKGm (Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Multi-cloud) cluster created with Container Service Extension 4.0 or later. This cluster shall be used for the service deployment. Every service occasion is deployed with the assistance of a Kubernetes operator. It extends Kubernetes’ capabilities to handle extra advanced, stateful workloads.

After the Information Options Extension set up is full, the supplier administrator wants to offer the registries the place the MongoDB Neighborhood and Enterprise photos are situated. Solely then, the supplier administrator will be capable of publish these providers to their tenants.

When the MongoDB Neighborhood is printed to a tenant group, the tenant can begin creating their very own situations. For the MongoDB Enterprise version, tenants must arrange the small print of the MongoDB Ops Supervisor which can assist them handle their provisioned providers and monitor their efficiency and standing via it.

How can a MongoDB service be managed with Information Options Extension?

The Information Options Extension 1.2 comes with pre-defined templates that suppliers set as featured to their tenants. Because of this solely MongoDB providers with particular CPU, reminiscence, and RAM shall be accessible to tenants for provisioning. Though, tenants can nonetheless change the parameters within the yaml file of the service.

In Information Resolution Extension 1.2, the info options operator for Kubernetes might be set to routinely improve, which signifies that the provisioned providers via it can even be routinely upgraded.

The tenant directors can nonetheless handle the improve of their providers: by upgrading the service itself and by upgrading a particular occasion.

The MongoDB Enterprise providers may also be backed up and restored with the MongoDB Ops Supervisor via the Information Options Extension UI.

What are the automation choices for MongoDB providers with Information Options?

Along with the assist of MongoDB Neighborhood and Enterprise editions, the Information Resolution Extension 1.2 additionally gives API (Software Programming Interface) assist for the numerous supplier and tenant operations on knowledge providers. All these operations are coated intimately within the Information Options Extension 1.2 API Information. Get your copy right this moment and begin planning your Information Options Extension automation.

How can I improve to Information Options Extension 1.2?

Easy. Go to Buyer Join and obtain the Information Options Extension 1.2 ISO, then add it to a folder and mount it to a specific folder. As soon as prepared, run an set up command to take away the earlier Information Options Extension model, set up its executables, and join the brand new knowledge options model to your VMware Cloud Director. Lastly, you will need to replace the container registries for the MongoDB Neighborhood and Enterprise providers within the supplier portal. Now you might be all set.

How are the MongoDB providers with the Information Options Extension metered and billed?

The MongoDB Neighborhood service is free-of-charge, whereas the MongoDB Enterprise version requires a license obtained from MongoDB. Presently, VMware doesn’t cost the provisioning of MongoDB Neighborhood and Enterprise providers. The one factor that has been charged is the underlying infrastructure wanted for these providers to run.

The remainder of the Information Options providers – VMware RabbitMQ, VMware SQL with MySQL, and VMware SQL with PostgreSQL are billable. Although, their utilization is just not routinely metered by Utilization Meter. Suppliers should manually verify the utilization associated to these providers both via the VMware Tenant App or use the kubectl software to establish the containers operating the provisioned providers. The utilization is billed per CPU core utilized by the container operating the supplied service.

You will discover additional info on the utilization calculation within the Companion Join Program Product Utilization Information.


Information Options Extension 1.2 delivers on its promise to offer extremely scalable, safe, and dependable knowledge providers to our suppliers and their tenants. With the introduction of the MongoDB Neighborhood and Enterprise editions to the Information Resolution Extension, we develop our knowledge providers portfolio and assist tenants select the appropriate knowledge service for his or her fashionable apps.


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