My Top Oracle on VMware Resources

    This week I had the awesome opportunity to work the Oracle Open World show in San Francisco.  I was there mostly as an invite from the EMC Oracle Social Media/Marketing team to help with a couple of fun #oowHunt (Scavanger Hunt) things and had a blast participating.  Personally I think Oracle has a […]

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Various info around deploying VDI

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of discussions with companies around Virtual Desktops (VDI) and these meetings usually fall into 2 types.   First type is “what is VDI” or “VDI Best Practices” and even sometimes it’s “Why VDI now” or VDI 101.  Normally this is an open discussion around why they are looking at […]

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really cool things in vSphere5

Today with all the pomp and circumstance they rightly deserve VMware announced that vSphere 5 and all its wonderful glory will be “GA” (Generally Available) in August.  I thought I would write a short blog and call out some of the coolest features, at least to me, that will be in vSphere 5. First and […]

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Follow up PCoIP Questions

  Some follow up PCoIP Questions. On Wednesday (12/15/2010) I had the pleasure of speaking to a group of people in Troy Michigan (my slide deck is at the bottom).  This was a discussion around “Why EMC for VMware View”.  We discussed all the benefits of a secure virtual desktop as well as the scalability and […]

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Turning the IT landscape upside down

  My “Journey to the Private cloud”  post got me thinking (you know you want to say it “uh oh, he’s thinking”) and specifically the part about pure play Service Providers like Savvis, Terremark, Amazon S3 and even utility providers like Verizon and AT&T etc.  It’s dawning on me that these companies have the potential […]

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