The Significance of VMware VSAN

VMware announced on March 12, 2014 that its VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) product was moving out of beta and would be generally available to customers. A much anticipated product, VSAN offers a huge list of features and addresses a number of customer use cases. So what is remarkable about this product, other than that it…

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Thanks for the votes!!

For those of you who haven’t paid close attention or are new to the virtualization blog game, Eric Seibert over at vSphere-land.com sets up voting for the top virtualization blogs each year. It seems like the amount of blogs grows more and more each year as new bloggers join the conversation and start putting out…

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EMC World Discount Code

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to post on vDestination.  For my return, I thought it would be good to giveaway a few EMC World discount codes to the community.  As a member of EMC Elect, I was given three $150 discount codes to EMC World.  In order to win one of the…

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Washington DC VMUG: Register, attend, learn!

It’s that time again, a new VMUG meeting is upon us. The Washington DC VMUG will be holding a meeting on Wednesday March 12th, 2014 in Tyson’s Corner, VA from 4 to 7pm. That’s only 5 days from today, so don’t wait around, register now. Pay attention to the title of this blog post, “Register,…

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How to Set Your XenServer VMs to Auto-Start

Yes, you read that right… this is a post about Citrix XenServer. “What the heck is a VMware fanboy doing writing about Citrix?” That’s a valid question, but I promise there’s a good reason for this Citrix post on a typically VMware centric blog. I’ve recently had to think outside of the box when it…

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Get to know Infinio, you’ll be glad you did

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down for a chat with Peter Smith from Infinio Systems. If you attended VMworld 2013 in San Francisco or Barcelona you surely heard about Infinio and their great tagline, “NAS + Infinio = Faster VMs”. In this podcast, Peter and I discuss Infinio, what it is, how to…

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My Favorite Flings: ThinApp Factory

This is a guest post by vDestination contributor Nick Fritsch VMware Flings have been around for quite some time now.  I personally love VMware Flings b/c many of the ideas that result in the creation of a fling are solutions to challenges that I used to deal with myself, both as a VMware Administrator and…

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#vExpertPaparazzi Final Day: TrainSignal & More

Day 3 at VMworld is off and running, my body hates me but I’m hanging in there. I had a great start to my day at Lori’s Diner with Larry Gonzalez, vLATAM co-editor and Costa Rica VMUG founder. Today we are pleased to have the vExpert Paparazzi contest sponsored by Train Signal (now PluralSight). Train…

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#vExpertPaparazzi Day 2: EMC Elect Community

Day 2 of VMworld and Day 2 of the vExpert Paparazzi contest. Yesterday turned out to be so much fun with Gabe Maentz taking the Kindle Fire from Infinio Systems. Well, I’m glad to say there are more prizes in line for today. Today’s sponsor is the EMC Elect community. With help from Matt Brender,…

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