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VMworld 2019 Call For Papers, I mean Case Studies, is now open

The annual call for content for VMworld is now open through April 16th, however this year VMware has changed the submission process and is basically only looking for customer case studies. Instead of the old form where you did an abstract, outline and … Continue reading

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VMworld 2019 Call For Papers, I mean Case Studies, is now open

The annual call for content for VMworld is now open through April 16th, however this year VMware has changed the submission process and is basically only looking for customer case studies. Instead of the old form where you did an abstract, outline and … Continue reading

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Pat Gelsinger’s vInk re-visited

Remember the whole unveiling of Pat Gelsinger’s tattoo at VMworld last year? There was a lot of speculation on if it was real (permanent) or not (temporary). I was hanging out with Pat at the vExpert party were he rolled up his sleeve and showed … Continue reading

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Top vBlog 2018 Full Results

Here are the full results for Top vBlog 2018: Legend: Rank = 2018 rank Previous = 2017 rank Change = # of position change from 2017 Total Points = Voting points + Post points + Pagespeed points Total Votes = Total number of people who voted Voting Poin… Continue reading

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Top vBlog 2018 Top 25 & Category results

Below are the results for the Top 25 vBlogs and Category winners that were revealed today. You can watch the recorded results show and the slide deck used is also available below. Full results will be published very soon! Top vBlog 2018 reveal from esi… Continue reading

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Watch the Top vBlog 2018 results show live on 3/21

Join myself along with special guests Eric Wright, Angelo Luciani and John Troyer (hopefully) as we countdown the top 25 bloggers based on the results from my annual VMware/virtualization blog survey. This event will be broadcast via a live webinar at … Continue reading

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Happy 4th Birthday VVols! – Is 2019 the year of VVols?

VMware’s new Virtual Volumes (VVols) storage architecture became available exactly 4 years ago today as part of the vSphere 6.0 GA. The vSphere 6.0 datasheet described VVols in this manner: Transform Storage for your Virtual Machines – vSphere Vi… Continue reading

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Happy Data Privacy Day

I never knew such a day existed but apparently it’s been around since 2007. The origins of Data Privacy Day originated in Europe but in 2009 the US passed a resolution declaring January 28 National Data Privacy Day. The purpose of Data Privacy Da… Continue reading

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Top vBlog results

I closed the voting in mid December, we had over 2,000 people that voted this year. I’ve already added up and scored all the voting, I’m just finishing up on the other scoring modifiers, # of posts and blog performance. I should have the fu… Continue reading

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VVols update

I’ll be doing a few posts on VVols in the coming weeks right here but I wanted to highlight a recent post on VVols that I did on the HPE Around the Storage Block blog. In that post I highlighted the following: A recent webinar I did with VMware o… Continue reading

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