The virtualization giant VMware has expanded its Tanzu portfolio with a generally available Advanced Edition. The new package is intended to complement the basic and standard plans introduced last fall by adding security, observability and some developer-oriented elements to the mix.
According to VMware, Tanzu aims to help companies modernize their applications and infrastructures, which now seems to mean Kubernetes is involved. To quench its customers’ thirst for the CNCF project and to accommodate the fact that applications have tended to become more complex, VMware 2019 has put together Project Pacific.
As part of a larger Tanzu initiative, vSphere was redesigned to use Kubernetes as the product’s control plane for a wider variety of entities.
Tanzu Basic looks exactly like this because it lets you run Kubernetes in vSphere, so administrators familiar with VM tools can stick to it – without keeping developers …