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.

  • Features of vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager support initial installation and configuration of vRealize Suite products. Additional feaures support the Lifecycle Management capabilities and configuration drift analysisfor the vRealize Suite products.

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

Figure 1. Operations Management in the SDDC Layered Architecture