Chapter 8. Amazing Smoothies Day 2: Dealing with Snapshots

In this chapter, we extend the case study by tackling snapshots. Specifically, this chapter covers the following:

Identifying our current snapshot processes

Improving the snapshot processes

Turning our processes into workflows

Creating snapshots

Committing snapshots

It’s a pretty big task we have at hand, so let’s get right to it.


Because this book is covering vCenter Orchestrator (vCO), this discussion assumes your basic familiarity with the vSphere environment. Furthermore, your familiarity with the concept of snapshotting as seen by VMware is assumed, so this chapter does not cover what they are so much as how to handle them.

The Current Processes

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