Countdown to VMworld, I’m most excited about…

VMworld is fast approaching, my father is heading out to the East Coast to watch the kids for the week (hopefully he survives), so my wife and I can have a nice time in San Francisco. With VMworld 2010 just 16 days away, I thought I would kick off my countdown to VMworld 2010 by…

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The grass really is “greener” on the other side with VMware!

How green is your IT environment. With today’s big push to make everything greener and more environmentally friendly, you have to be prepared to go green just to stay up with the competition. The question is, “How can you make your IT infrastructure ‘greener’ while not having to downsize your infrastructure?” The answer is simple,…

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Have you built your VMworld 2010 schedule?

Being that this is my first time going, I consulted a few people on how to ensure I see everything I want to see at VMworld. One guy told me, “forget it, it won’t happen, you’ll want to see everything and there’s just not enough time to do it all” Another told me, “make sure…

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Win the Ultimate vSphere Reference Library and more

THE CONTEST IS CLOSED. THANKS AGAIN TO ALL OF OUR DONORS, AND THANKS TO ALL WHO TWEETED THIS CONTEST AND ENTERED THE CONTEST. I’LL RECORD THE DRAWING TONIGHT AND POST THE WINNER FIRST THING TOMORROW MORNING With the anticipation of VMworld 2010 (US) building every day as we near August 30, I thought it would…

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What to do and see at VMworld 2010

Maybe you are a VMworld veteran, or maybe you’re a VMworld rookie, either way, if you are going, here is a can’t miss list of things to do and see at VMworld 2010 in San Francisco. VMworld 2010 1. Technology Exchange for Developers. If you are a developer or just want to be part of…

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Top 5 How-To Videos from David Davis

vExpert Guest Post: David Davis Top 5 How-To Videos from David Davis By David Davis, vExpert, VCP, and Author of the Train Signal vSphere video training course I would have to say that my niche in the world of virtualization is the “how to” video. That is really what my vSphere training course is all…

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Going to VMworld 2010? Bring your running shoes!

The highly anticipated announcement (second only to the VMworld 2010 backpack announcement) of the VMworld 2010 Fun Run dropped today! I for one am really excited, the only drawback this year is that it is on Sunday the 29th at 5pm, my flight arrives at 1:30, which means I’ll be running in place on the…

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vSphere Client Caching

vExpert Guest Post: Jason Boche Are you a full time VI Administrator? Managing a large environment with several vCenter Servers? Is providing vSphere Client connection parameters on a regular basis giving you Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Following are a few tips which may help you out by reducing the amount of data entry you have to…

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Favorite User Quote of the Day

I received a call from a user that their computer was broken… I got to their desk and they kept pounding on the top of the monitor, and this was their explanation: My computer is broken. I can’t find where to put this floppy (actually a CD) disc into the computer (trying to stick it…

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Super VMware Resources

There is so much excellent content out there for you if you are in search of VMware information, blogs, how-tos, scripts, etc. I thought I would post a couple of my absolute favorites, sites that I visit at least 3 times a day. First off, kudos to Jason Boche, what a great blog, tons of…

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