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Booth Bacon and Dream Labs

Proving once again that the power of Bacon is infinite, the good folks over at Veeam are going to be providing Booth Bacon at VMworld this year. Now that is way better than a t-shirt that I will use to … Continue reading

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Shameless Plug: vExpert Edition

Blogging has been light as work and family has taken precedence. That said, I would be remiss in not plugging my vExpert Spotlight over at VMTN Blog. Other crazyness, I’ll be on the vExpet #v0dgeball team with several other vExperts. … Continue reading

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Go to VMWorld for FREE! rounded up some truly great sponsors to put a package together to send a lucky guy/gal to VMworld2012 for free. *VMworld 2012 Full Conference Pass *Air fare to SFO up to $500 USD *5 nights hotel accommodations (Sun-Thurs) Boy … Continue reading

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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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IO Analyzer 56k no way!

Install and configure VMware IO Analyzer: Quick note, in case you missed the Brown Bag last night, the Video is here. I go over the install process as well as some general QA about IO Analyzer there.   ProfessionalVMware BrownBag – … Continue reading

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Digging deeper into per VM cost analysis

I consider this pretty high level and overly general. I’ve written this more in the style of a memo form that I could provide to management as a way to help them understand the costs associated with virtual systems within … Continue reading

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Price per VM calculations, an exercise in crazy

First let me preface that the pricing involved here is generalized at best, and should in no way be a true 100% accurate reflection of any named Vendors pricing. I’ve tried to provide a true cost of ownership for the … Continue reading

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Ultimate ESX Virtrualization Contest Update

A Winnar is Me! Wow I won! But in all honesty, I already have all 3 prizes, so in good conscious I could not accept the 3rd place prize of Mastering VMware 5 by Scott Lowe. I already have Veeam … Continue reading

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Some more benchmark results with IO Analyzer

Ok so digging a little deeper into how I had my config setup and running some more tests today. Wanted to see peaks for a single VM instead of several, even though I believe that multiple machines running multiple types … Continue reading

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Playing around with VMware IO Analyzer

About a year ago I was at an EMC event in Orange County, I think it was one of the traveling roadshow type events and they had some hands on labs for a bunch of their different product lines. The … Continue reading

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