vRealize Operations nodes are virtual appliance (vApp) based systems. Deployment of vRealize Operations vRealize Operations consists of one or more nodes in a cluster. To create these nodes, you have to download and install the vRealize Operations suitable to your environment. Installation TypesAfter you have installed vRealize Operations product, you can either perform a new installation, an express installation, or expand an existing installation. Installing vRealize Operations on VMware CloudYou can install vRealize Operations on-premises on the following VMware Clouds: VMware Cloud on AWS and VMware Cloud on Dell EMC. You can use your on-premises vRealize Operations to manage and monitor your cloud infrastructure on VMware Cloud by simply adding a dedicated cloud account for VMware Cloud or by adding a vCenter Server account in vRealize Operations. You can extend the current set of monitoring, troubleshooting, optimization, and remediation processes of vRealize Operations on to VMware Cloud. It also provides you with a hybrid view of your environment.