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June, 2015

Nutanix and Acropolis: Should VMware Be Worried?

This week Nutanix officially announced Acropolis, their hypervisor based on KVM.  As expected there has been a lot of fanfare and hype about this release....but should VMware, the . . .
January, 2014

Varrow and VMware vCHS Deep Dive Events This Week!

My plan was to get this post up sooner but between a surprise attack from kidney stones, end of quarter, holidays, and a few more excuses I can't think of right . . .
September, 2013

vCloud Director….Now What?

One thing that was missing from many of us it was blatantly missing....was discussion of vCloud Director.  Sure, VMware announced v5.5 but it's a very minor revision . . .
August, 2013

Repeat Session Added for VDS Technical Deep Dive!

It looks like my session (VSVC4966) on Tuesday was getting close to full so they added a second session on Wednesday at 9:30.  This session is a bit of a re-hash of last year's hi . . .
June, 2013

A Look at PernixData’s Flash Virtualization Platform

The server-side flash cache space has really started to heat up.  Once primarily the domain of Fusion I/O we're now seeing other contenders...such as PernixData.
June, 2013

Presenting at VMworld 2013!

It looks like I'll be presenting again this year at VMworld in San Francisco.  It's an honor and I don't mean that lightly.  Many, many people submit to speak at VMworld and the . . .
June, 2013

New TrainSignal Course! VCAP5-DCA Prep!

Once again I'm proud to announce the release of another TrainSignal course.  This one prepares you for the VMware VCAP5-DCA exam..and let . . .
June, 2013

This Week! 2013 Carolina VMware Users Summit!

I feel bad that I haven't written about this sooner...but if you look, I haven't written about much else either.  This week....Thursday to be the 2013 Carolina VMware U . . .