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VMworld 2013: Rackspace Thought Leaders Talk Open Source, DevOps And More – The Official Rackspace Blog

August 29, 2013

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VMworld 2013: Rackspace Thought Leaders Talk Open Source, DevOps And More This week, we touched down in San Francisco for four days of wall-to-wall coverage on virtualization and the cloud at VMworld 2013. The 10th anniversary of VMware’s annual user conference brought in more than 22,000 attendees, from developers and architects, to evangelists and business […]

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QLogic Tightens VMware Integration with New Drivers, Cloud Service

August 27, 2013

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QLogic Tightens VMware Integration with New Drivers, Cloud Service Fibre Channel vendor QLogic is attending this week’s VMworld 2013 conference to show off new inbox drivers for its FlexSuite and FabricCache adapters, along with a web-based version of the QConvergeConsole Plug-in for vCenter Server. The drivers reduce installation time by eliminating the need for a […]

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VMworld 2013 – Day 2 Recap

August 27, 2013

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VMworld 2013 – Day 2 Recap Tuesday’s general session was focused on giving a little more of a deep-dive on a few big items – VMware NSX, VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC, pronounced vee-cake), VMware VSAN, and VMware vCloud Hybrid Service. Since we covered the high points on these yesterday, I’ll spare you the repetition. […]

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VMware Is Starting To Make Some Of Its Partners Nervous

August 27, 2013

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VMware Is Starting To Make Some Of Its Partners Nervous VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger (center) VMworld is rolling onward in San Francisco this week, a behemoth event that should be a great opportunity for VMware to fire up developers, partners and customers among the 20,000 attendees. But it seems to have spread some discord instead, […]

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VMworld 2013 Day 1 Keynote – blog.scottlowe.org

August 26, 2013

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VMworld 2013 Day 1 Keynote This is a liveblog of the day 1 keynote for VMworld 2013. Depending on network connectivity, this might not get published until after the keynote is finished. The keynote starts, as usual, with a snazzy marketing video. After the video wraps up, Robin Matlock takes the stage. Robin invites some […]

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An introduction to VMware Virtual SAN or VSAN 1.0

August 26, 2013

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Originally posted on UP2V:
This post is part of a series of blogpostings on VMworld 2013 announcements. See here for a complete overview of all announcements. At VMworld 2013 VMware announced a new storage product named Virtual SAN or VSAN in short. VSAN version 1.0 software is embedded in the ESXi 5.5 hypervisor and…

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What is new in vSphere Replication 5.5

August 26, 2013

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Originally posted on UP2V:
VMware released VMware vSphere Replication 5.5 at VMworld 2013. This post is part of a series of blogpostings on VMworld 2013 announcements. See here for a complete overview of all announcements. vSphere Replication provides asynchronous replication for VMware virtual machines from one vSphere host to another using the power of…

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What is new in VMware vSphere 5.5

August 26, 2013

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Originally posted on UP2V:
Update: September 3: supported number of hosts and VMs by vCenter Virtual Appliance reduced when using embedded database. At VMworld 2013 US VMware announced a new point release of vSphere: 5.5 . The General Availability is yet unknown but I expect it will be soon. This post is part of a…

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Virtualized High Performance Computing (HPC) at VMworld 2013

August 19, 2013

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Virtualized High Performance Computing (HPC) at VMworld 2013 It’s been a busy few months on the HPC front here at VMware. I’ve been spending increasing amounts of time answering questions from our field people and talking with customers about the benefits of using virtualization and cloud technologies for HPC workloads. The two hottest application areas […]

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Your VDI Checklist for VMworld 2013

August 19, 2013

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Your VDI Checklist for VMworld 2013 With just a week ahead of VMworld 2013 in San Francisco, there’s a lot of planning to do. For example: Saying “thank goodness it’s not Vegas” Finding a suitable bacon-themed party to attend (I’ll explain) Checking out some useful VDI content at VMworld So if you’re earning your trip […]

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VMworld 2013: Will VMware Regain its Voice?

August 19, 2013

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VMworld 2013: Will VMware Regain its Voice? Think of one of your favorite bands. Odds are that when they first hit the scene they were brash, unapologetic, and reached stardom at an unthinkable pace. Then what happened? If they’re like some of my favorite bands, they got rich, “matured,” and lost touch with what got […]

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