The best thing about VMworld is the people, and one of the coolest gatherings of people traditionally happens before the event has even started! VMunderground is an annual party organized by awesome folks, including Brian Knudtson and Jim Millard for this edition. And this year there's more than a party! Opening Acts is a joint production of VMunderground and vBrownBag. It's … [Read more...] about Cloud & General Virtualization Panel at #VMUnderground Opening Acts, #VMworld 2014
I am thrilled to return to speak at Interop next week, though not so much about returning to Las Vegas for the third time already this year. This time around, I'll be on two Interop panel discussions in Mike Fratto's storage track. If you will be at Interop and would like to meet up, let me know. Considering Interop The grand old tradeshow, Interop has changed a great deal … [Read more...] about Interop Las Vegas 2012
Update Happily I was able to record both my presentation and The Great Debate with Stu! Although I'm a long-time Fibre Channel user, and certainly not the sort of person who denies the capabilities of that hallowed storage protocol, is it really necessary anymore? On Thursday, October 6, I'll be taking up the challenge and debating Stu Miniman on this very topic as … [Read more...] about Interop NYC and The Great Debate: ISCSI Beats Fibre Channel
As my friend Stu Miniman pointed out, a recent VMware video suggests the company is about to jump into networking in a big way. Dubbed "vFabric," This new offering would be a generic hypervisor for virtual network devices, from load balancers to security appliances, and would presumably be integrated with the existing vNetwork Distributed Switch functionality. This appears to … [Read more...] about A VMware Hypervisor For Networkers?