The operations management design includes the software components that make up the operations management layer. The design provides guidance on the main elements of a product design such as deployment, sizing, networking, diagnostics, security, and integration with management solutions.

  • Features of vSphere Update Manager support upgrade and patching of the ESXi hosts in the SDDC.

  • By using vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager, you implement lifecycle management and drift analysis for the vRealize Suite products.

  • Monitoring operations support in vRealize Operations Manager and vRealize Log Insight provides performance and capacity management of related physical and virtual infrastructure and cloud management components.

Figure 1. Operations Management Layer in the SDDC