Category Archive: VMworld

Sep 01 2017

VMworld 2017 Breakout Session – Troubleshooting vSphere 6 Made Easy

Session “Troubleshooting vSphere 6 Made Easy: Expert Talk – INF9205R” was presented by Ragavendra Kumar who works as a Technical Support Supervisor at  VMware and Abhilash Kunhappan who is a Staff Technical Support Engineer at VMware. The following areas were covered: vCenter Server ESXi Server Network Storage The session included both methodology & actually tips and …

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Aug 30 2017

VMworld 2017 Las Vegas – Day 2 General Session Summary

Today I managed to get a blogger/press table at the general session on time, skipping breakfast was the key, and not like yesterday when I got my place 5 min after the general session started:) Pat Gelsinger started with inviting Michael Dell on to the stage and they answered pre-prepared questions from the audience. You …

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Aug 29 2017

VMworld 2017 Breakout Session – Extreme Performance Series: vSphere Compute & Memory Schedulers

One of the longest blog post headings I have seen:) After 30 min lunch break which meant I didn’t get lunch i attended the breakout session “Extreme Performance Series – vSphere Compute & Memory Schedulers SER2344” presented by Xunjia Lu who is a Staff Engineer. !! Resources coasts money so we have to schedule them …

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Aug 29 2017

VMworld 2017 Breakout Session – Distributed Networking and Security Services NET1932

After the initial General Session between 09:00-10:30 I went on with a breakout session “Distributed Networking and Security Services – NET1932” presented by Anirban Sengupta who is a Sr Direcrot NSX and Jayjant Jain who is a NSX Architect. The session started with a lesson in traditional datacenter and application setup meaning the protecting of …

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Aug 29 2017

vRealize Automation and Nutanix Enterprise Cloud

A very short blog post to let you know that I have created a blog post around VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) and the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud on the Nutanix Next community. It is called: vRealize Automation and Nutanix Enterprise Cloud The following is the blog post introduction The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform is a hardware-agnostic …

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Aug 29 2017

VMware PKS Announced

Today, 2017-08-29, VMware announced/introduced VMware Pivotal Container Service which is a collaboration with VMware, Pivotal and Google Cloud to deliver VMware Pivotal Container Service (VMware PKS). Not really sure about the PKS but maybe it is to point out Kubernetes or maybe PCS is already taken:) Components included are e.g. NSX, Kubernetes, vRealize Automation, Wavefront telemetry Kubernetes, …

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Aug 29 2017

vCloud Director 9.0 Announced

Yesterday, 2017-08-28, VMware announced a new version of vCloud Director, (vCD)  meaning the most current release will be 9.0. Latest available vCD version today is 8.2 and was released February 2017. There is not that much information available yet about new features and capabilities but here are a few: Flex UI is gone and there …

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Aug 29 2017

NSX-T Version 2.0 Announced

Yesterday, 2017-08-28, VMware announced the next version of their network virtualisation product NSX-T  meaning the latest and greatest version will soon be 2.0. NSX-T replaced NSX-MH which was the first NSX version to support multi-hypervisor. NSX-T can provide network virtualisation for both multi-cloud and multi-hypervisor environment. To be more specific we are talking about: Virtual …

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Aug 29 2017

VMworld 2017 Las Vegas – Day 1 General Session Summary

Nice opening by Pat Gelsigner when he talks about the disaster in Houston and sends his thoughts and prayers…. Then we got a bit of a history lesson when work transformation since 1810 was brought up and point was that we are aiming on or must focus on creating higher value jobs. VMware Vision: Any Device Any …

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Aug 28 2017

VMware Integrated Container 4.0 Announced

VMware Intergrated OpenStack (VIC), which is a VMware supported OpenStack distribution has been around for a few years. It built on the OpenStack Ocata release  and it runs on top of the VMware SDDC and it offers the following capabilities/meet the following use cases: Implementing a Developer Cloud Running Containers Leveraging Network Virtualization (VMware NSX) The …

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Aug 28 2017

Turbonomic Promotion During VMworld 2017 Las Vegas

It just got to my attention that one of my blog sponsors, Turbonomic, is running a pretty cool social media promotion during the 2017 VMworld event in Las Vegas which started yesterday, 27 August. There are three really nice prices: Oculus Rift Google Home Nvidia Shield The only thing you need to do to participate …

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Aug 27 2017

In Next Major vSphere Release VMware Plans to Deprecate……..

As you might have seen over the last couple of days VMware has announced that a few components and or features will be deprecated in the next major release of vSphere. The next release of vSphere will be a terminal release and the information in this blog post does not apply. vCenter Server for Windows …

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Aug 24 2017

Nutanix @ VMworld in Las Vegas 2017

This years US based VMworld conference is just a few days away and this year it will take place at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Convention Center in Las Vegas August 27-31. As I previously blogged about here I have received a VMware blogger pass and will fly in to Las Vegas on Sunday Nutanix will be …

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Jul 17 2017

Win A VMworld 2017 Ticket Via Infinio

In case you have missed that Infinio, a long time VCDX56 blog sponsor, is giving you a chance to win a full conference pass to VMworld 27-31 August 2017 in Las Vegas. In addition to the conference pass you also get a chance to win: A 1:1 meeting with the Infinio executive team A place at …

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Jun 14 2017

Win VMworld 2017 Tickets Via Veeam

Just a quick note if you have missed that Veeam gives you a chance to win 1 of 10 VMworld 2017 full conference passes. This is a great way of supporting the virtualisation community by Veeam so thanks for making this happen. As a lucky winner you can actually decide if you want to go to VMworld: …

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May 31 2017

VMworld 2017 Las Vegas Blogger Pass

For the fifth time I have been selected by the VMware vExpert team to get a VMworld blogger pass and I would like to send a big thank you to the team. This makes it possible for me to attend the VMworld event in Las Vegas later this year which will be my first visit …

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