VMWorld 2015 – Blog Posts Reference

Just a wrap-up post given I wrote 10 blog posts at VMworld 2015 - keynotes, breakout sessions (1 NDA), and various other items. From a traffic perspective, the keynote blogs and the career panels post got the most traffic. I want to make sure to specifically thank EMC Elect and Mark Browne for the help in … Continue reading VMWorld 2015 – Blog Posts Reference

VMworld Session Notes – vSphere Distributed Switch 6.0 – Technical Deep Dive NET4976

Presenters are Jason Nash (@thejasonnash) & Chris Wahl (@chriswahl) Why are you all here? Stuck on Spirit airlines? Some intro's - skipping past the VMware slides. Jason likes to shoot skeet, Chris likes big hats Free 30 day passes from Pluralsight 2014 Deep Dive - 6 use cases - can't cover it all in 45 … Continue reading VMworld Session Notes – vSphere Distributed Switch 6.0 – Technical Deep Dive NET4976

VMworld 2015 Day 4 Keynote Live Blog

Last keynote live blog...focused on neuroscience. You're not gonna hear about cloud in this presentation - people start clapping. Going to hear from people doing cool things... Dr. Fei-Fei Li - Director at Stanford http://vision.stanford.edu/feifeili/ Showing video a 3 year old child describing what she sees in photos Has a lot to learn but is … Continue reading VMworld 2015 Day 4 Keynote Live Blog

EMC Elect Meetup with John Roese (EMC CTO) at VMworld

John Roese, EMC CTO - 15+ EMC Elect in the room with him as well. Mark Brown doing the introduction... John starting with chatting about the last session with customers... Talking about 2nd platform and 3rd platform - we’ve now all realized that you’re not going to build the same kind of infrastructure stack for … Continue reading EMC Elect Meetup with John Roese (EMC CTO) at VMworld

VMworld 2015 Day 2 Keynote Live Blog

  Live blogging if wifi/tethering cooperate... Started off with another cute Cloud Academy video Sanjay Poonen, VP of mobility (or something like that) Every VMware executive is on Twitter Your phone is now the remote control for your life. VMware back with Maritz was the first to introduce the concept of workspace...well....maybe. Believe that VMware … Continue reading VMworld 2015 Day 2 Keynote Live Blog

VMworld 2015 Session Notes – Rethinking Enterprise Storage: The Rise of Hyperconverged Infrastructure

This basically turned into a VSAN & EVO SDDC presentation -- improvements in VSAN 6.1 are quite impressive.  Presenters Charles Fan, VMware, Inc Mike Feld, CTO, Baystate Health, VertitechIT Changing world of storage - in Google, Facebook, etc. datacenter see same hardware used for storage, network, and compute Flash is pushing storage hardware to be … Continue reading VMworld 2015 Session Notes – Rethinking Enterprise Storage: The Rise of Hyperconverged Infrastructure

VMworld 2015 Day 1 Keynote Live Blog

Going to live blog..will post updates as we go along if Wifi and/or tethering cooperate…. What's below is a somewhat blow by blow writeup with commentary - if you want a summary, read Scott Lowe's blog post here (although his summary stops before we got to Photon and containers). http://blog.scottlowe.org/2015/08/31/vmworld2015-day1-general-session/ Starting with a video about … Continue reading VMworld 2015 Day 1 Keynote Live Blog