Archive for 'VMware Stuff'
Posted on 08. Apr, 2015 by vTexan.
I had the absolute pleasure of delivering the lunch keynote at the April 7th VMware UserGroup Conference in Austin. I always enjoy presenting and love it even more when I can be vendor neutral and talk about things that are passionate to me. This presentation is focused on disruption, which interestingly enough is something […]
Posted on 13. Feb, 2015 by vTexan.
TL:DR – go sign up and participate in the VMware Virtual User Group Meeting <-LINK Do you have an active VMUG in your city? If not, do you wish you did? When was the last time you were able to attend one? Here is a FANTASTIC opportunity for you to participate in a “Virtual […]
Posted on 16. Apr, 2014 by vTexan.
Let me remind you of my favorite motto, and probably the title of a future blog post. “If you don’t like change, you’re going to like irrelevance even less“ Keep that motto in mind as you work through this blog post. If you find yourself saying “this is the way we’ve always done this”, […]
Posted on 08. Apr, 2014 by vTexan.
Last week I had an awesome opportunity to attend a VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) bootcamp put on by the VMware team. If you aren’t familiar with vCAC, it can be described as an Enterprise wide IT Portal that helps customers deliver on the “Software Defined Datacenters” promise around IT as a Service. The […]
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 […]
- 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
- How to recreate a VMware Workstation VMX file from scratch
- Vblock: the answer to the NRE time problem
- VMware is not evil - my opinion on their new licensing model