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Free VMware Training

What free VMware training? Yep Free! What is the catch? They are intro courses not the full day onsite or remote classes. But Free. Just recently VMware has released new free training classes that are self paces e-learning. The catalog … Continue reading

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Create a patched ESX ISO 5.5 / 5.5 U1

People have been asking for a patched ESX 5.5 / 5.5 U1 ISO / installer / upgrade CD. A patched ISO is useful for new patched deployments and upgrades and patching without VUM or command line. The good news is … Continue reading

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VMware vSphere Virtual SAN VSAN

One of the exciting announcements at VMworld 2013 was VMware vSphere Virtual SAN VSAN I am excited about Virtual SAN VSAN  for a few reasons: 1. BYOCI Build your own Converged  Infrastructure with Server vendor of  your choice. 2. The ability to … Continue reading

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Instant Provisoning of Linux Applications

Forget about manually installing applications or deploying applications from deployment tools that take hours to configure your system. Watch this Video using CloudVolumes we inject applications in real-time to enable workloads on demand.

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Virtualize Everything

Funny Video on Virtualization

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Are you Managing your Systems like Pets or like Farm Animals?

Are you managing your systems (desktops, servers and vm’s) like pets or like farm animals? When watching a video from the Red Hat Summit on OpenStack http://t.co/jrit3CO0jt I got to thinking about the pets and farm animal’s analogy. What do I … Continue reading

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CloudVolumes “Virtual-State” Into Physical Server

To demonstrate some of the key capabilities of this new solution, we wanted to share the following video. In this video, we will configure a new bare metal piece of hardware, a Dell M610 blade server, from Infrastructure as a … Continue reading

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Real-time VDI Management of VMware Horizon View VM’s without a Recompose using Cloudvolumes

Originally posted on Bring Your Own Brain:
Guest Blogpost by Chas Setchell… Centralized management of VDI vs. physical computers saves on time and resources however depending on which kind of VDI deployment you have you could be realizing even more…

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Openstack Auth issues running nova ERROR: You must provide a username via either –os-username or env[OS_USERNAME]

Openstack Auth issues running nova ERROR: You must provide a username via either —os-username or env[OS_USERNAME] OpenStack Nova Authentication issues Running into errors using the nova command nova secgroup-add-rule myservers tcp ERROR: You must provide a username via either —os-username … Continue reading

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PernixData first Beta Test

Originally posted on Bring Your Own Brain:
PernixData first beta test From the time we heard about PernixData and watched PernixData CTO Satyam Vaghani’s videos form Storage Field Day http://pernixdata.com/SFD3 we were excited to get our hands on the PernixData…

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