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Building VMware Software-Defined Data Centers by Valentin Hamburger

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vRA concepts

Some of the vRA concepts have been already addressed in Chapter 4, SDDC Design Considerations . However, there are a few concepts of vRA which are critical to understand in order to create a sound configuration of the portal and its functionalities. The most important concept is the service concept. It can be seen as the central point of vRA and therefore should be well understood.

vRA organizes deployments in so-called services and service catalogs. A service is far more than just one VM; it can consist of various different constructs. However, a service always starts with a blueprint.

As a Service synonyms

In the cloud space, there are many as a Service definitions around. Unfortunately, not all of them mean the same thing, even if ...

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