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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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