Category Archives: Virtualization

With Hyper Converged: Don’t Believe the Hype???

It’s about time for a contrarian viewpoint around Hyper Convergence, and what better place to put it forth than from one of its prime cheerleaders (me). With EMC entering the Hyper Converged marketplace with VSPEX:Blue, and the impending releases of … Continue reading

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2014: Validation of Hyper Convergence – 2015 Hyper Converged Goes Mainstream

2014: Validation of Hyper Convergence Looking back on 2014 I saw it as ┬áthe year that Hyper Convergence ┬áhas come into its own as a legitimate data center technology. It’s rare that I don’t run into a customer in my … Continue reading

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vExpert Weekly Digest – March 6th 2014 – And Then God Created VSAN Edition

New edition up and ready to roll, so go check it out. Today marks the launch of VSAN, and it looks like by all accounts its going to be a very interesting year from a server and storage perspective. Obviously … Continue reading

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Vote for Bacon!

It’s that time of the year again, the annual voting for the Top 100 Virtualization Blogs over at vSphere-Land. Last year was the first time my site was considered for the award and I came in a #177. I’m hoping … Continue reading

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vExpert Weekly Digest – January 27th 2014

New this week. Greg goes to FurCon and Chad gives Dave a shoutout. Brian’s paying it forward for the VCDX Bannanas, Chris overwhelms with a Tech Blast, Hans reads the Back of the Napkin, and well, well just read the … Continue reading

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vExpert Weekly Digest – January 13th 2014 – Death Stars!

Continuing with updates for the year 2014, this week brings us a fine collection of links and discussions, and Death Stars!. Of special note, the VUPASS podcast asks “Do you have to be Monogomous?”, David Davis and Scott Lowe are … Continue reading

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Survey Two: Which Hypervisor are you using in production?

So I’m late to listen to the older VUPAAS podcast episodes (which you should be listening too) and in Episode One, there was a quick discussion about upgrade path for ESXi, do you hop on the latest release right when … Continue reading

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vExpert Weekly Digest – Happy New Year 2014 Edition

So this week finds us in a New Year, with a good collection of year end review posts to run through. Hope you enjoy the content, and remember to share with a friend. 2014 will find me running around the … Continue reading

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vExpert Weekly Digest – Santa Claus is Coming to Town Edition

Ho ho ho, and this weeks Digest is ready for your review.. Santa’s coming and that means that you are either knee deep in end of year deal closings or software/hardware updates with the down time, or sitting around in … Continue reading

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vExpert Weekly Digest – December 19th 2013

It’s that time yet again, vExpert Weekly Digest is now available for your purview. This week I cheesed and put my own article on the cover, primarily because that image cracks me up every time I see it. Good stuff … Continue reading

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