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CTO3509BU: Embracing the Edge: Automation, Analytics, and Real-Time Business


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This is the last post in this VMworld Sessions series. Although the title lists “CTO3509BU: Embracing the Edge: Automation, Analytics, and Real-Time Business” which is by Chris Wolf and Daniel Beveridge, I would also highly recommend watching Daniel’s other session titled “CTO2161BU Smart Placement of Workloads in Tomorrow’s Distributed Cloud“. Both sessions discuss a similar […]

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HCI2164BU – HCI Management, current and futures


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This session by Christian Dickmann and Junchi Zhang is usually one of my favorites in the HCI track, mainly because they show a lot of demos and in many cases show you what ends up being part of the product in 6-12 months. The session revolved all around management, or as they called it in the […]

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HCI1603BU – Tech Preview of Native vSAN Data Protection


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The second session I watched was HCI1603BU Tech Preview of Native vSAN Data Protection by Michael Ng. I already discussed vSAN Data Protection last year, but considering the vSAN Beta is coming up soon that includes this functionality I felt it was worth covering again. Note that the beta will be a private beta, so […]

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HCI1998BU – Enable High-Capacity Workloads with Elastic EBS-Backed vSAN on VMware Cloud


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I just watched the session by Rakesh and Peng on EBS backed vSAN. This session was high on my list to watch live at VMworld, but unfortunately, I couldn’t attend it due to various other obligations. If you are interested in the full session, make sure to watch it here, it is free. If you […]

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UI Confusion: VM Dependency Restart Condition Timeout


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Various people have asked me, and I wrote about this before in several articles but as part of a longer article which makes it difficult to find. When specifying the restart priority or restart dependency you can specify when the next batch of VMs should be powered on. Is that when the VMs are powered […]

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VMworld – VMware vSAN Announcements: vSAN 6.7 U1 and beta announced!


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VMworld is the time for announcements, and of course for vSAN that is no different. This year we have 3 major announcements and they are the following: VMware vSAN 6.7 U1 VMware vSAN Beta VMware Cloud on AWS new features So let’s look at each of these, first of all, VMware vSAN 6.7 U1. We […]

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VMworld – VMware vSAN Announcements: vSAN 6.7 U1 and beta announced!


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VMworld is the time for announcements, and of course for vSAN that is no different. This year we have 3 major announcements and they are the following: VMware vSAN 6.7 U1 VMware vSAN Beta VMware Cloud on AWS new features So let’s look at each of these, first of all, VMware vSAN 6.7 U1. We […]

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Announcing vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud DR

  VMware is excited to announce vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud Disaster Recovery (DR) 1.5 to further expand the core capabilities of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform with application continuity between vCloud Director Virtual Data Centres. vCloud Availability Cloud-to-Cloud fills a much-needed gap in providing native Disaster Recovery between vCloud Director instances.   The solution can help

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Announcing Data Protection Capabilities for vCloud Director

As customers continue to fuel a massive expansion in cloud workloads, we face a growing need to offer proven, cloud-ready data protection and recovery. VMware is announcing the new Data Protection for vCloud Director at VMworld 2018 U.S., which delivers a key integration into vCloud Director. The new offering is provided by Dell EMC to

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Announcing VMware Cloud Provider Hub – Centralized Multi-Cloud Portal

  VMware continues to accelerate the adoption of cloud services and a multi-cloud world through innovative products. There is no better example of that commitment than the new VMware Cloud Provider Hub, a powerful solution built to dramatically help providers onboard and manage the delivery and management of both VMware and third-party cloud services through

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