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Top vBlog 2018 starting soon, make sure your site is included

I’ll be kicking off Top vBlog 2018 very soon and my vLaunchPad website is the source for the blogs included in the Top vBlog voting each year so please take a moment and make sure your blog is listed.  Every year I get emails from bloggers after the voting starts wanting to be added but …
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Configuration maximum changes in vSphere 6.7

A comparison using the Configuration Maximum tool for vSphere shows the following changes between vSphere 6.5 & 6.7.

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Important information to know before upgrading to vSphere 6.7

vSphere 6.7 is here and with support for vSphere 5.5 ending soon (Sept.) many people will be considering upgrading to it. Before you rush in though there is some important information about this release that you should be aware of. First let’s talk upgrade paths, you can’t just upgrade from any prior vSphere version to …
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vSphere 6.7 Link-O-Rama

Your complete guide to all the essential vSphere 6.7 links from all over the VMware universe. Bookmark this page and keep checking back as it will continue to grow as new links are added everyday. Also be sure and check out the Planet vSphere-land feed for all the latest blog posts from the Top 100 …
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Summary of What’s New in vSphere 6.7

Today VMware announced vSphere 6.7 coming almost a year and a half after the release of vSphere 6.5. No word on when it will be available but historically it has come a few weeks after the announcement. Below is the What’s New document from the Release Candidate that summarizes most of the big things new …
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Coming Soon: Top vBlog 2018

I’m back at it and getting ready to launch Top vBlog 2018. Been fairly busy the last few months getting my house ready to sell and moving to a new state soon. This year the modified scoring method I put into place last year will remain the same. Instead of just relying on public voting …
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Is 2018 the year of VVols?

Next month VMware’s new Virtual Volumes (VVols) storage architecture will turn 3 years old as it was released as part of vSphere 6.0 in March of 2015. Since it’s initial release adoption has been very slow, I believe VMware estimates less than 2% of customers are using VVols. So will 2018 be the year of …
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VMworld 2018 Call For Papers is open – here’s how to get people to vote for and attend your session

VMware just announced that the Call for Papers for VMworld 2018 is now open until March 13th. Just like last year, this year VMware has opened early compared to the usual March-April period of years past. Remember VMworld US is again back in Vegas this year at the Mandalay Bay from Aug. 26th-30th, VMworld Europe …
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VMworld 2018 Call For Papers is open – here’s how to get people to vote for and attend your session

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Automating Storage Provisioning using VMware vRealize Orchestrator

I finally got my company to get on board with an external webinar platform and I get to kick off the very first webinar on BrightTalk.The topic is on vRealize Orchestrator integration with the 3PAR platform as an example, I promise this will be a technical webinar and not a sales pitch so if you …
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