Category Archives: News

vSphere 7.0 Link-O-Rama

Your complete guide to all the essential vSphere 7.0 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… Continue reading

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VMware announces vSphere 7.0: Here’s what you need to know

VMware just announced the latest release of vSphere, 7.0, and it’s their biggest release to date. Before we dive in and cover what’s in it, let’s talk about timing first. Note this is just the announcement, VMware typically does the a… Continue reading

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Top vBlog 2020 starting soon, make sure your site is included

All right let’s do this, Top vBlog 2020 is about ready to go. The last Top vBlog 2018 kicked off at the end of 2018 and wrapped up in March 2019 and was based on blogging done in 2017. As we were running behind the timing worked out that I didn&#… Continue reading

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Will there be a VMworld event this year?

With the continued spread of the coronavirus more and more large event conferences are being canceled. Facebook has already canceled their F8 conference in May which was going to be held in San Francisco and attracts around 5,000 attendees. Mobile Worl… Continue reading

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Sign up now for VMware’s big launch announcement on 3/10

VMware has announced an upcoming event where they will reveal “new product details across VMware’s complete modern applications portfolio”. You can probably guess what this is about, the long awaited next major version of vSphere featuring … Continue reading

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Heads up: If you are using vVols be careful upgrading to 6.7 U3

For all those that are using vVols and looking to upgrade to vSphere 6.7 Update 3 take note of an important change that VMware quietly made in that release which could potentially cause issues with vVols by not allowing self-signed certificates to be u… Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Top vBlog 2020

After a brief hiatus and a health scare, I’m back at it and ready to launch the next Top vBlog voting. We have been running behind the last few years so I’ve decided to fast forward to 2020 which will be based on on blogging activities in 2… Continue reading

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vVols at VMworld 2019 Special Report

I already did a whole big post on my experience at VMworld this year but since there was a lot of activity centered around vVols at VMworld this year I thought I would do a post to highlight that as last year vVols didn’t get as much love at VMwo… Continue reading

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My thoughts and observations on VMworld 2019

Another year, another VMworld, this one being #12 for me, wow has it really been 12 years of going to VMworld. I’ve never in my professional career gone to any conference that many times. I think that is a largely a testament to how relevant VMwa… Continue reading

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Here we go again: the correct case for VVols has been changed to vVols

VMware loves their acronyms and through the years has constantly changed the format for them from upper to lower case. vSAN has gone from VSAN to vSAN and now according to VMware the correct case for abbreviating VVols is vVols. It’s always frust… Continue reading

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