Techie Toys for Christmas: iPhone Microscope

Only 27 days left until Christmas arrives, and today’s techie toy is a little known iPhone accessory. If your geek owns an iPhone, lots of them do, then this is a definite must have for your geek’s phone. Meet the iPhone 4 60x Magnify Microscope with LED light. This tiny size 60X Magnify Microscope is…

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What To Buy Your Geek For Christmas

Have you figured out what you are going to buy that geek in your life for Christmas? It can be a daunting task to buy for someone who seemingly has every tech gadget you could imagine already. If you are out of the loop on the hottest new tech gadgets or you just can’t decide…

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What’s New in PHD Virtual Backup & Replication 5.3

Today marks the release of PHD Virtual’s Backup and Replication version 5.3. With the growth of the virtualization market there has been an explosion of 3rd party applications ranging from infrastructure monitoring to back up and replication. With each release of a new product there are times when it may seem like not much has…

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Persistent vs. Non-persistent Virtual Desktops

The virtualization phenomena began simply with server virtualization, but each year seems to bring to light a new use case for virtualization. What we are going to talk about in this article is specifically desktop virtualization. The desktop virtualization market has experienced substantial growth in the past 2 years. The niche players that own the…

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Top 5 Blog Posts Of The Week

Hello readers! I’ve decided to dedicate my Friday posts to listing what I think are the top 5 blog posts of the week from the virtualization blogosphere. Along with the top 5 blog posts, I’ll add a bonus blog post that has nothing to do with virtualization, but deals with something important to technology as…

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How To Pass The VCP5 Exam

There are so many good technical certifications out there today that it can be a daunting task to know which certifications path to take. If you are looking for a virtualization based certification path, the decision is a much easier one to make. VMware has laid out there virtualization certification path nicely on their website,…

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