I’ve been a long time partner and advocate of the Akorri, Rob Strechay, and BalancePoint. I’ve blogged previously (here; http://goo.gl/JnZTY) about why it’s fundamentally great and different from most of the VM Management applications (and believe me there are a ton now). I sought out my good friend Rob @smugetconsult for a little run through of the new software…
Last week VMware announced at VMworld 2011 the technology preview of VXLAN. Below is a run through of what this technology means to vmware architecture.
Below is an interview with STEC about the difference between some of these SSD drives we’re seeing in various arrays and PCIe cards like FusionIO.
Few battles have rivaled the war of the VDI protocols. At the heart of this battle is the upcoming wave of business that will eventually arrive with VDI. Having not just an optimized protocol to handle a “high def” user experience but also ways to offload the graphics tasks to a PCIe card is a…
I ran into Rob Peglar, CTO of Isilon on the floor of the Solutions Exchange. Naturally I’m thinking Isilion isn’t really relevant for vmware is it? I asked Rob for his run through of how Isilion works and is relevant with vmware as well as what they were showing at VMworld 2011.
My good friend @bmaltz highly recommended I check out a new @T_REX_VDI Liquidware software component called FlexApp. I ran into their CTO and he describes what this is and it’s relevance in the VDI realm.
Lots of buzzzzzz about these guys. With the acquisition of IOTurbine (see my blog on them here; http://goo.gl/lWQcJ ) they become an interesting vmware option. Below is a rundown of they’re presence at VMworld 2011:
Here it is, the hottest video of vmworld 2011: thank me later 🙂