Archive | July, 2011

Virtual HD Audio Hardware in vSphere 5

I was in the midst of getting a few play VMs setup for my nested vCloud Director 1.5 environment and I ran into something new. I grabbed 2 linux distros from bagside.com because all of the distros there are top notch and have VMware tools already installed which makes life much easier. These machines won’t […]

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VMware new policy proves VMs are not for free

Lots of people tend to think a VM is free. Just create a new VM and off you go. No hardware etc needed. Wrong of course. It needs resources, Windows licensing, tooling like antivirus and management. Untill vSphere 4 the license costs per VM were pretty low and often forgotten in TCO calculations. With the […]

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Very small summary of VMware vSphere 5

As many of many bloggers we all followed, the Raising Bar, Part V on july the 12th. Even while it’s my holliday and I am almost leaving the country for well-deserved rest. VMware executives Paul Maritz, CEO and Steve Herrod, CTO unveiled the next major step forward in cloud infrastructure. Officially the word vSphere 5 […]

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vExpert 2011

As so many I received today the mail that I have been selected as a VMware vExpert for 2011. Let me also say a few words about this awesome nomination! I did not expect this, so I was completely surprised when I opened my e-mail this morning after some tweets passing by about the nomination […]

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Take it to the Cloud

Everywhere you look you hear more and more about cloud computing as well as one of my favorite lines from a Microsoft commercial “Let’s take it to the Cloud…”.  Companies are jumping on the cloud bandwagon in quite a big way.  I wanted to point out and mention some stories and services that I am […]

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