RTFM Education – Virtualization, VMware, Citrix:

February, 2008

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February 29, 2008  12:50 PM

VMworld Europe 2008: Day Three: Breakout Session: Software Licensing Exposed

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

I attended this session mainly to meet two guys Chris Wolf (Burton Group) and Mike Dipetrillo (VMware). I’ve had email exchanges with Mike concerning various issue of external support, licensing and so on with other vendors....

February 29, 2008  12:50 PM

VMworld Europe 2008: Day Two: The Party

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

Themed – water, ice, fire and earth, the VMworld party was spread across two big floors round the back of the convention center. The evening parties at the EMEA events have never been as good as the US events, and the last two TSX’s have...


February 29, 2008  12:50 PM

VMworld Europe 2008: Day Three: Breakout Session: VDI and “High” Performance Printing

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

Anyone who has done even a little bit of Microsoft Terminal Services or Citrix WhatEverWeAreCallingItThisYear 4.5 will know that THE biggest pain point in a thin-client environment is printing. Sure we have come along way from Windows 9x drivers getting “accidentally” installed to Window...


February 29, 2008  12:49 PM

VMworld Europe 2008: Day Three: Breakout Session (SP23) Virtualizing SQL

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

I woke up on the last day quite tired. Met Sandy down in the lobby (we turned out to be staying in the same hotel) and got a taxi with all gear to the convention center. I head off to the very long titled breakout session called [deep breath] ...


February 29, 2008  12:44 PM

VMworld Europe 2008: Day Two: Evening Meal with Veeam.com

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

I was very kindly invited to an evening meal with Veeam.com. If you don’t know Veeam, where have you beean? ;-) They’re the guys behind the Reporter,...


February 29, 2008  12:43 PM

VMworld Europe 2008: Day Two: Breakout Session: ThinInstall

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

I hope you are catching a theme with my breakout sessions. They are all about new products. I’m not attending sessions which talk about tuning, optimising or troubleshooting existing known technology from VMware. Done that at Nice, Paris, LA...


February 29, 2008  12:34 PM

VMworld Europe 2008: Day Two: Webcast with Tarry Singh of virtualization.com

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

After my chat with Tim, I bumped into Tarry Singh, and was roped into an unplanned and unscripted discussion with myself, David Marshall, Blogger, and Alex Pelster, Sr. Consultant, AtosOrigin about virtualization issues generally. I won’t...


February 29, 2008  12:33 PM

VMworld Europe 2008: Personal Meeting with Tim Webb

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

Before I head out to Canne, I was fortunate to be approached Russ Loftus who is Dell’s Dell Global Talent Acquisition guy. He was very kind to arrange a meeting with Tim Webb who is Dell’s Professional Services Manager in Round Rock,...


February 29, 2008  12:32 PM

VMworld Europe 2008: Day Two: Panic

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

I got back late to my hotel room on Tuesday night after one too many champagne receptions, some red wine – and some of the best pieces of lamb I can remember – in a bit of panic. It’s coming close to the end of the month – and I...


February 29, 2008  12:31 PM

VMworld 2008 Europe: Day Two: Key Note

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

Mendel delivered the keynote session today – the topics were vService and vSecurity. Mendel did make a node to Storage VMotion and Continuous HA. I know, Continious HA was shown last year at VMworld – but I was just hoping they would do it...


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