Building a Home Lab 101

Ok, so it’s January 2011, one of my New Year’s resolutions was to cave in and finally dedicate money and time to building my VMware home lab. This is no easy task as far as I’m concerned as there are many things to consider outside of just buying some hardware, slapping it together and then…

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Top 10 Virtualization Twitter Accounts

Are you a tweep? If you don’t know what that means, you most likely aren’t on the social networking site Twitter. I’m fairly new to Twitter, but feel as if I’m getting the hang of it pretty quick. I recently read an article on techcrunch about how the twitter.com domain name was bought up for…

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My trip to VMworld, part 1

I’m back from VMworld 2010 and to say it was awesome would be a huge understatement. Actually to give a synopsis of my whole trip and all the highlights could not possibly fit in just one post, so I’ll break it up into several parts. My most favorite part of VMworld 2010 was absolutely hanging…

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VMworld, I’m on my way! FINALLY!!!

The time has come, no more waiting, anticipating, I’m actually getting on a plane tomorrow morning and heading out to VMworld 2010. Thanks for reading my “VMworld, I’m most excited about…” series of posts. Hopefully I helped some of you prepare for things you didn’t know existed or just jacked up your anticipation. I’m excited,…

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VMworld, I’m most excited about…

3 days to VMworld 2010, and lot’s to be excited about. Today’s “VMworld, I’m most excited about..” deals specifically with networking. I’m most excited about the networking opportunities that are available to you if you attend VMworld 2010. No, I don’t mean you can plug in some cat5e, or configure spanning-tree portfast on a Cisco…

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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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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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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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See you at VMworld 2010!!

I am the luckiest person I know!!  For those of you who have been paying attention, Jason Boche was gracious enough to hold a drawing for a VMworld 2010 pass, and Gestaltit.com pitched in to provide the airfare, covered the trip to VMworld!  The drawing took place on the 17th of June, and lo and…

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