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So after pillaging the Solutions Exchange on sunday at the Welcome Reception I’ve only just now managed to take a look at the T-shirts I’ve grabbed. I’ve got a total of 17 shirts where I can see I’ve gotten a few of the same. Out of those 17 I’m taking 9 of them home. The other 8 were either too small or in a weird colour/print. What I plan to do with… Read More

On Wednesday I attended a session at VMworld about PernixData FVP with Satyam Vaghani and Frank Denneman. And I must say I do like their approach to the Flash idea. They want to make their solution available to all application that runs on top of vSphere. Meaning even all your old p2v’d systems can get a huge boost in IOPS with this. I wont go into much detail on how it works,… Read More

So I attended the EVO:Rail session with Duncan and Shaun, and that gave me a few new insights on EVO:Rail VMware’s software for a HyperConverged Infrastructure. And I must say, damn that looks awesome. Would be nice to run something like VDI on it, or say your Dev servers could have their own infrastructure, without ever hurting your production environment. And as all it need is a 10gbit IPV6 vlan with layer2… Read More

Yesterday at the Keynote, one of the new offerings VMware announced was EVO:Rail, A Hyperconverged Infrastructure. This means OEMS have created small 2U formfactor rail mountable machines, that each hold 4 ESXi hosts. VMware has then provided the software that goes on top. So no VMware is NOT selling us Hardware, we have to go to the OEM vendors like Dell, EMC, Fujitsu, Inspur, Net One Systems and SuperMicro. to get these. Licensed… Read More

Grabbed my badge and back today at Moscone West and with it came this years VMworld T-shirt. Name: Official VMworld T-shirt of 2014 Model: Fruit of the Loom Lofteez HD Size: XXL Quality: The quality seems pretty nice, and on par with last years VMworld t-shirt. Print: The print is the offcial No Limits logo on the front and a view into space on the back. Very Subtle Score: 8/10 Conclusion: The fabric feels good, the logo is… Read More

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