VMworld 2012 Barcelona – Day One

This is the first time for me attending a VMworld and I must say I´m absolutely impressed! I think if you haven´t been at a VMworld before, you can´t imagine what for a tremendous event it is. After the registration the day began with the General Session (with Pat Gelsinger, Steve Herrod etc.)  which was […]

VMworld 2012 Barcelona: Warm Up

This evening I finally arrived in Barcelona. I´m really looking forward for VMworld tomorrow. By reading all the tweets today and the days before, I was jealous of all the people who already have been on the partner day today. Sometimes it felt like I´m the last one who arrives 🙂 Anyway…I´m glad that I […]

VMworld 2012: Interview with Oracle about Licensing

On the VMworld 2012 Eric Sloof did a very interesting interview with Richard Garsthagen (Director of Cloud Business Development EMEA for Oracle) about licensing of Oracle databases running on vSphere. By fact Oracle is quite unreasonable about changing there licensing policies for non-Oracle hypervisors, this topic always gets a lot attention and many people are annoyed […]

VMworld 2012: Watch the TOP 10 Sessions

VMware just announced the TOP 10 Sessions from VMworld 2012, which got voted by the attendees. The great thing is, that you can now watch a recording of these sessions.   NET2207: VMware vSphere Distributed Switch—Technical Deep Dive   STO2980: VMware vSphere 5 Storage Best Practices   VSP1168: Architecting a Cloud Infrastructure   VSP1800: vSphere Performance […]

VMworld 2012: VMware announced 8 new certifications !

VMware just announced 8 !!! new certifications during the start of VMworld 2012. Here you can see the new certification roadmap: VMware also updated the MyLearn website, take a look to get more information http://mylearn.vmware.com/portals/certification/   I really hope VMware will put a lot of effort into the certification processes and increase the certification team. […]

VMworld 2012: vSphere 5.1 & vCloud Director 5.1 Announcements

The keynote of the VMworld 2012 issn´t finished jet but there have been already countless new accnounments about vSphere and vCloud Director. Here you find a short summary:   vSphere 5.1 -The vRAM licensing police got dropped -A single VM supports now up to 64 vCPUs -1 million IOPS per VM -New VM Hardware Version […]