Posted on 23. Oct, 2012 by vTexan.
Lead, follow or get the hell out of the way. This is pretty true when describing trends in IT over the last few years. Every week, IT groups battle for relevancy within the organization they support. Ever heard the running joke that IT puts the “NO” in innovation? Being able to respond quickly to [...]
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 21. Aug, 2012 by vTexan.
<Updated Aug 22> Hot off the presses – in the immortal words of Barney Stinson ! This years VMword HoL is indeed going to be legendary !! For those of you that have been to VMworlds in the past, you understand the value of the VMware HoL. In most cases, you schedule your sessions [...]
Posted on 20. Aug, 2012 by vTexan.
I recently published “EMC Guide to VMworld 2012” with lots of information focused on EMC customers, partners and employees that might be at VMworld I’ll probably publish one more later this week with a consolidate list of “Tweetups” that you might find interesting. In the mean time, I thought I would follow that blog [...]
Posted on 17. Aug, 2012 by vTexan.
I totally stole this document from Kyle Keller (@latency) – EMC Cloud Director for our Federal team and former vSpecialist, because I’m getting asked a lot about EMC’s presence at VMworld I figured I’d toss this up on my blog site for others to view. With that said – here is your EMC Guide to [...]
Posted on 26. Jun, 2012 by vTexan.
The VSI team has once again knocked their recent update out of the park. Specifically I’m speaking to their recent update to Unified Storage Management 5.3 vSphere Client Plugin. For those of you that are not familiar with these free plugins, or how to get them up and running check out the following three [...]
Posted on 20. Jun, 2012 by vTexan.
Are you an EMC Employee, partner or customer wanting to see a consolidated list of EMC’s End User Computing Reference Architectures and or Proven Solution Guides? Heck, are you a competitor looking for this stuff as well!! Then look no further I seem to get this request a LOT, and thanks to Jim [...]
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 29. May, 2012 by vTexan.
Whew…what a week !! Crazy doesn’t even begin to explain how awesome this past week was. This marked my 2nd EMC World and the first one that I wasn’t locked inside the Hands On Labs so I actually had the opportunity to sit in some of the sessions, chat with customers and partners and really [...]
- 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