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October 3, 2008  4:40 PM

Booth attractions at VMworld…and one that “backfired”



Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, VMworld 2008

There were many vendors at the VMworld Solutions Exchange trying to sell their products and services to attendees. Some of the vendors took some unusual approaches to try and attract people to their booths; Veeam had a magic show with a magician...

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September 30, 2008  11:52 PM

Looking for VMworld 2008 information?



Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, VMworld 2008

Most of the VMworld 2008 slides are currently available to attendees by going to the Schedule Builder on the VMworld website, logging in with your VMworld username/password and then clicking on the Session Catalog link on the...


September 30, 2008  5:38 PM

Will the new VMware “v-products” change VMware as we know it?



Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, VDC-OS, VMware ESX, VMworld 2008

There were many new product announcements made at VMworld, many of which were probably confusing. So many new "v-products" were introduced and it initially seems like the ESX infrastructure we know today will soon be completely different. So what does this mean to the average ESX system...


September 23, 2008  2:56 PM

My VMworld Journal: Days 3-5 (Tuesday – Thursday) – So much to do, so little time



Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, VMworld 2008

I’m a little late in posting this as I had so much to do and see and it seemed like very little time to do it in (plus limited Internet connectivity). For me, Tuesday started with the judging for TechTarget’s Best of VMworld awards. I was judging the security category and was looking forward to...


September 23, 2008  2:51 PM

My VMworld Journal: Monday – Waiting for the big show



Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, VMworld 2008

Monday was kind of a lazy day for many as it is geared towards partners who get exclusive briefings from VMware on strategies, technologies and road-maps. I can now navigate around the Venetian hotel with some confidence as I have started to figure out how everything is laid out. There are also...


September 16, 2008  12:29 AM

My VMworld Journal: Day 1 (Sunday) – Welcome to VMworld



Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, VMworld 2008

I arrived in Las Vegas on Sunday afternoon for VMworld, having not been here in about nine years my first impression is how much the strip has grown and how crowded it has become. It’s also very hot here; it was 99 degrees on Sunday making you want to stay inside the air-conditioned hotel. After...


September 11, 2008  3:50 PM

What to do at VMworld



Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, Virtualization, VMworld 2008

VMworld is one week away and if you’re attending there will be no shortage of things to keep you busy while you're there. With over 200 sessions, labs, breakout sessions, 200+ vendors, parties, thousands of users and much more to cram into four days, one can quickly be overwhelmed by all there is...


August 28, 2008  3:59 PM

Introducing Hyper9



Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, VI3, VMware ESX, VMworld 2008

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with the folks from Hyper9 and check out their upcoming Virtual Infrastructure Search and Analytics product. Hyper9 is a new company that recently emerged from stealth mode and is currently in development of a new VI3 reporting and analytics product. The...


August 13, 2008  2:50 PM

VMware releases emergency patch for ESX 3.5 Update 2 bug



Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, VMware ESX

VMware has announced the availability of a patch to fix the date bug that was reported earlier yesterday. They have also released a letter from their CEO, Paul Maritz, explaining the problem and apologizing for it. From...


August 12, 2008  7:16 PM

Latest update from VMware on the ESX 3.5 Update 2 bug



Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, VMware ESX

The below statement was made at 2:42PM EST by one of the VMware ESX product managers in the previously mentioned VMTN forum thread regarding the


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