Archive for 'VMware Stuff'
Posted on 22. Jan, 2014 by vTexan.
2014 is the year of EUC Because of this EMC has recently updated their list of EUC Reference architectures with nice additions from the XtremIO team. In an effort to help other track down where all of these EMC Reference Architectures are located, I’ve made it really simple. At least simple for me […]
Posted on 19. Nov, 2013 by vTexan.
Epic blogger and overall rockstar Chris Wahl (Twitter: @ChrisWahl) over at Wahlnetwork.Com recently pondered out loud about VSAN and it’s impact in overall datacenter storage design. This caused a flurry of Storage and infrastructure companies to add their 2 cents worth in the comments section. I decided I would do the same. VSAN = […]
Posted on 16. Aug, 2013 by vTexan.
I had an incredible opportunity the other day to do a cool Google+ Hangout with VMware’s Software Application Services Business Unit’s Chief Strategist Chuck Hollis (@ChuckHollis) for the EMCElect Community group. By the way, if you didn’t realize he moved, check out his blog post titled: “A Change in Role” . Matthew Brender (@mjbrender), […]
Posted on 31. May, 2013 by vTexan.
W0OT !! VMware vExpert 2013 ! When I got into social media a few years ago it was mostly an outlet to research and absorb as much information as my brain would allow. I lurked and gleaned as much info as I could. As I got more comfortable, I started to interact more and […]
Posted on 25. Sep, 2012 by vTexan.
The final installment of my VSI Install Guide Series is our Path Management Plugin. This is another free plugin that allows you to set, or change global multiplathing settings in your VMware vSphere environment as it relates to connecting to EMC storage solutions. If you’ve kept up with my other guides I took you […]
Posted on 20. Sep, 2012 by vTexan.
HOT off the presses !! EMC just released today a new whitepaper called “Sizing EMC VNX Series for VDI Workloads” <Click here to download if you don’t have a Powerlink Account> that goes into some GREAT detail on how to properly understand some of the metrics you need to pay attention to when designing Virtual […]
Posted on 30. May, 2012 by vTexan.
If you are on twitter, there is no doubt you saw a slew of “VMworld Sessions – time to vote” tweets that went out recently. For those of you NOT on twitter, and you plan on attending VMworld 2012 – its time to vote It looks like there are a ton of solid sessions […]
Posted on 25. May, 2012 by vTexan.
I just wanted to make sure that everyone was aware of the killer contest the vCenter Operations Team has rolled out for VMworld. As most of my readers know, next to VMware View, vCenter Operations is my favorite product that VMware has rolled out. As more and more customers are virtualizing their datacenters and moving […]
Posted on 09. Apr, 2012 by vTexan.
I’m EXTREMLY excited to announce that TrainSignal.com is now an official sponsor of the vTexan.com blog site. If you’ve been an avid reader of my blog, or follow me on Twitter you know I’m a HUGE fan of David Davis (Twitter: @DavidMDavis ) and the folks over at TrainSignal.Com. I’ve had the extreme pleasure […]
Posted on 05. Jan, 2012 by vTexan.
Pretty cool right? A little backstory – One of the things the End User Computing team inside the vSpecialist organization was tasked with was updating some of the tools, demos and various other “rules of thumb” type metrics we use when speaking to customers. A few weeks ago our team met with VMware, Cisco […]
- How to setup your first Desktop Pool in VMware View 5
- How to install configure and deploy VMware View 5 on vSphere 5
- FastCache-the answer to the Automated Storage Tiering Problem
- The VMware Home Lab
- How To Install EMC ProSphere
- Vblock: the answer to the NRE time problem
- VMware is not evil - my opinion on their new licensing model
- Installing VMware View 5 Connection Server in vSphere 5