Pack your bags, you’re going to VMworld 2011 for free….

Untitled from Greg Stuart on Vimeo. Jason Silva, congratulations! I pulled your name out of the bowl last night, watch the video and start making your plans for VMworld 2011. Thanks to all of my vendors, I couldn’t have done it without you, very generous donations! If you get a second, congratulate Jason on Twitter…

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VMware MVP, Awesome!

How many phones do you prefer to carry? 1? 2? Maybe 3? I personally prefer to carry only one phone at a time, but there have been situations where I’m forced to carry 2 phones, my personal phone and a corporate phone. In my opinion it’s tough having one cell phone, but two is a…

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The Arrival of VMware vSphere 5

I had the opportunity to break away from work the other day to watch the live webcast of the big, exciting VMware announcement that I had been anxiously waiting for, and it didn’t disappoint. VMware CEO Paul Maritz, along with CTO Steve Herrod, took the stage to announce the presentation of VMware vSphere 5. The…

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vDestination Birthday Winner is…

Congrats Michael Armstrong, your name was randomly pulled out of a hat last night, you are the lucky winner. Thanks to Train Signal for donating these great videos, they’re one of a kind. Michael, make sure to browse my Top 5 VMware book list post, and my updated book list post and take your pick…

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Win a Free Pass to VMworld 2011 from vDestination!

Free Conference Pass, Air Fare and 5 Nights Hotel Accommodations CONTEST IS CLOSED, THANKS FOR ENTERING Do you want to go to VMworld 2011 in Las Vegas? Well now is your chance! Thanks to my good friends at Symantec, Xsigo and Veeam, I’ve put together a full VMworld 2011 package to include your conference pass,…

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VMworld 2011, Here I Come!

VMworld 2011 is just around the corner, 7 weeks to be exact. Today was a great day, I am officially registered for VMworld 2011 in Las Vegas! I’m stoked to be going again this year, last year was my fist VMworld and it was a blast. San Francisco didn’t end up being a fun city…

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Tech Ramblings: iPhone 5, Just Around The Corner

No single device from Apple has more fanfare and hype surrounding its release than the iPhone. It seems the trend has been a release of a new iPhone, or updated version (3GS), almost once a year. All signs are pointing to an iPhone 5 release date sometime in late September. While details are fuzzy on…

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Happy 1st Birthday vDestination!

Well, June 27th has come and passed, and vDestination is officially 1 year old. I’m pretty excited with how the past year has gone for me in the blogging arena, I couldn’t imagine this blog turning out as well as it did, I’m shocked. What I’ve come to learn is how far-reaching VMware and virtualization…

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Time To Upgrade Your VM Hardware

When was the last time you popped the hood on your virtual machine and had a look at your virtual machine hardware? If you haven’t in 3 years or so, a tune up is far overdue. The past three consulting jobs that I’ve taken on have been just that, upgrading all of the virtual hardware….

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I’m a vExpert 2011!

Got up this morning at 4:00am to do a VM tools and virtual hardware upgrade, being the only available outage window. I logged into gmail while I was waiting for the VPN to connect, and surprise, I got an email from John Troyer congratulating me on being awarded the vExpert 2011 award! I don’t think…

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