Meet the Engineer

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This video presents an interview with Lance Berc, Corporate Architect and one of the main driving forces behind the ESXi architecture.  Hear his thoughts on why ESXi is the hypervisor of choice for VMware.   You see other videos in the "Meet the Engineer" series on the VMware Office of the CTO Community. Read more...

The New Lockdown Mode in ESXi 4.1

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ESXi 4.1 provides the ability to fully control all direct access to the host via the Host Configuration Tab in vCenter Server. Once a host has been joined to vCenter Server, every direct communication interface with the host is configurable as an independent service in the Security Profile section of the Configuration Tab for the Read more...

VMworld 2010 Wrap-up

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It sure was a busy week at VMworld 2010 for the ESXi team at VMware, what with the big focus on ESXi migration.  Numerous sessions (including several by yours truly) focused on ESXi and related topics, such as vMA and scripting.  In case you missed them, and have a VMworld account, here is a (partial) Read more...

vNetwork Journey

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By Howie Xu, Director, Networking R&D, VMware Inc. At VMworld 2010, VMware executives Paul Maritz and Steve Herrod did a great job in articulating "business agility" and "IT as a Service" vision for the "new infrastructure" we and the ecosystem are building. The networking industry is peeling the next (networking) layer of the onion to Read more...