The Friday 5: 9/23/2016

This week’s Friday 5 post, coincides with the release of the Magnificent 7, not really relative to the articles I picked but it definitely makes my blog post sound much cooler, just need Denzel to join a podcast!   Top 5 stories this week Why A Former VMware CTO Is Joining Cloud Startup Embotics: ‘VMware…

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Be Graceful with your VMs

Virtualization has given us a world of ease when it comes to IT/server administration.  Sometimes, it’s so easy to shut down and start up VMs that we forget the fact that these are actual servers. Under normal circumstances, an administrator doesn’t just yank the power cord on their Dells, or hold down the power button on the…

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Tech Ramblings: Fusion 8 & Workstation 12

It’s Thursday, that means it’s time to listen to my Tech Ramblings.  This week I focus on the hosted hypervisor (Type 2) offerings from VMware, Fusion (for Mac) and Workstation (for Windows).  Most of you have already heard of these products from VMware and some of you are new to them.  Good news, if you…

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AirWatch On-premise vs. AirWatch SaaS

This is post #4 in my AirWatch week series which as grown from just being a week as I hit a bunch of roadblocks and couldn’t get out a post every day that week. No worries though, I’m back with post #4 and it’s a good one.  A question I get all the time is…

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Conoces CloudPhysics?

CloudPhysics es una herramienta de análisis para sus ambientes virtualizados. Esta herramienta permite recopilar una serie de información de forma gráfica y presentarla en una serie de tarjetas simplificadas de fácil interpretación. Hay algunos que comparan dicha solución con VMware vCenter Operations Manager, sin embargo, el enfoque de estas herramientas es diferentes, ya que vCOPS…

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Happy 5 years vDestination!

I can’t believe it’s been 5 years since I sat in front of my laptop and created vDestination.com.  It’s been a great ride so far, I’ve met so many new people and have made lifelong connections in the process.  The virtualization blogosphere is the most friendly in any genre and throughout the globe, I can…

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Your VMworld 2014 Guide!

It’s August, which in the vCommunity can only mean one thing, it’s time for VMworld again! Late August is always a really busy and fun time of the year for me. The blog community really gets buzzing in late August, and this year has already proven to be even bigger. I’ve counted at least 5…

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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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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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