Richard Brunner

More Cores, More DRAM, Means More Performance for 2014 Servers

Recently VMware enabled support for a number of hardware innovations that add more processor sockets, processor cores, and system DRAM to standard x86 servers. And we are beginning to see the performance benefits from it. 1.  Intel Xeon E5-2600-v3 Processor (codenamed “Haswell-EP”) support “Haswell-EP” launched on Sep 8, 2014 and had immediate Day 0 support with vSphere 5.1 Update 2 that was available earlier.  With the launch of vSphere 5.5 update 2 the following day, there were 22 servers on the VMware Compatibility Guide supporting “Haswell-EP” on that day. The “Haswell-EP” generation system has a number of improvements over the previous generation system including: greater number of...

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Jon Herlocker

Log Insight and vCenter Operations – Better Together with vRealize Operations Insight

Log Insight and vCenter Operations – Better Together with vRealize Operations Insight

At VMware, we are personally dedicated to making IT Operations a better place. What does that mean? To me that means providing software and automation that detects and mitigates most issues before they impact your customers, rapidly detects and resolves issues that do impact...

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kitcolbert

Inspired by Mobility

Inspired by Mobility

I’m here at VMworld and will take the stage later this morning to present the End-User Computing portion of the keynote along with the EVP and GM of EUC, Sanjay Poonen.  One of the themes of our talk will be the idea...

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Chris Wolf

VMware and Docker – Better Together

VMware and Docker – Better Together

Today at VMworld 2014 I have the pleasure of co-presenting with Ben Golub, Docker CEO, on our joint container strategy. Our session, “ SDDC3350 – VMware and Docker...

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Better Together – Containers are a Natural Part of the Software-Defined Data Center

Better Together – Containers are a Natural Part of the Software-Defined Data Center

Today is the first day of VMworld 2014! There’s a lot to be excited about this year, but for me, it is our work around containers that particularly...

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Chris Wolf

Introducing the VMware EVO Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Solutions

Introducing the VMware EVO Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Solutions

One year ago, VMware made a big splash at VMworld – naming SDDC as the future software-defined infrastructure platform. At that time, I was still a Gartner analyst and...

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