Monthly Archives: April 2012

One crazy month. A new job, and I’m now a vExpert for 2012

Sunday rocked to say the least. I woke up to find out that I was selected as a VMware vExpert for 2012. I am very thankful to have been nominated and to have been given recognition by the VMware community … Continue reading

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Marketing masquerading as “Tech Journalism”, Or how not to write a stealth press release

Let me preface this by saying that this may come across as snarky and malicious, but that’s not the full intent. I’m using this as a simple illustration of what bothers me about tech journalism. There is a trend I … Continue reading

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Hyper-V vs VMware a response to Nate at TechopsGuys

I read this post by Nate over at TechOpsGuys about Hyper-V vs VMware. It’s a good read and Nate brings several salient points to discussing the challenges facing VMware in the future as Hyper-V comes into feature parity with VMware. … Continue reading

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VSPEX – The rebirth of the Mainframe/Mini in x86 form?

EMC has trademarked a new product name: VSPeX. So what the heck is it? Alternative: slow news day at El Reg. It doesn’t take a genius to realize that with EMC’s hardware and coding chops, and direct line into VMware … Continue reading

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