Presented by Chris Colotti, Consulting Architect with VMware (blog, twitter) and David Hill, Senior Consultant with VMware. Got into this session partway through so apologies for the incomplete notes. Summary = vCD 1.0 to 1.5 is not for the faint of heart, can involve a good bit of downtime, and was a serious effort even for … Continue reading CIM1269 Session Notes – Upgrading vCloud Director Solution Stack – VMware Partner Exchange
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Presented by Venky Deshpande, Sr. Technical Marketing Manager with VMware Summary = Venky really knows his stuff….great walkthrough on vDS and different scenarios with it. Some good audience questions at the end too. Now the standard disclaimer….but there's nothing new here so who cares? 😉 Looks like most people in the room are generally familiar … Continue reading CIM1314 Session Notes – vSphere Distributed Switch Deployments – VMware Partner Exchange
Wendy He presenting, worked with MS products for 15 years or so. Summary = very good content, tendency to read from the slides but hard to argue with that given it was good stuff on the slides (getting the slide deck would be recommended). More after the jump... Tier 1 Workloads on vSphere - SQL … Continue reading CIM1331 Session Notes – Design and Deploy Optimized SQL Server on vSphere – VMware Partner Exchange
Eschenbach speaking today for 2nd keynote of Partner Exchange 2012. These notes are more what stands out to me today. Asking Partners to consider where to invest your development dollars -- believe that the best option is VMware. VMware's growth outpaced the industry by 8-10%. Part of this is Net Promoter Score -- VMware's is … Continue reading Second Keynote – VMware Partner Exchange
Got here late due to an EMC interview thing….apologies for partial notes. Summary = Oracle can be annoying on vSphere but is definitely worth it. One of Varrow's customers listed as a case study. More after the jump... Upgrade to vSphere 4-5 for 10-20% performance boost. Use Oracle recommended install guidelines - same as physical. … Continue reading CIM1326 Session Notes – Oracle Databases on vSphere5 Best Practices – VMware Partner Exchange
Presented by Alton Yu and Laurynas Kavaliauskas Summary = Core vSphere backup concepts and some new stuff around vCD + View. Worth attending. Agenda for the session. Why Backups? 93% of companies that lost their data for more than 10 days went out of business. vSphere Backup Some Basics - used floppies and now tapes … Continue reading TEX1512 Session Notes – Backups for vSphere, vCloud Director, View – VMware Partner Exchange