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Creating A Blank Server on vCloud Express

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Matthew D. Sarrel, Sarrel Group In my first blog, I wrote a hands-on introduction to vCloud Express. In my second blog, I wrote about my experimentation with Terremark’s vCloud Express and found it easy to create a VM from one of Terremark’s templates.  Yet, as we know, simply creating VM’s isn’t the end of the Read more...

Getting to Know vCloud (Part II)

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Matthew D. Sarrel, Sarrel Group Previously, I wrote about my experimentation with Terremark’s vCloud Express.  I found it insanely easy to create a VM from one of Terremark’s templates.  Yet, as we know, simply creating VM’s isn’t the end of the story. I had a bunch of false starts trying to connect directly to my Read more...

Tipping Points: the Social Aspect of Cloud Computing

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Steve Jin, VMware R&D This entry was reposted from DoubleCloud.org, a blog for architects and developers on virtualization and cloud computing. Many people already know the book “The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference.” According to the author Malcolm Gladwell, tipping points are “the levels at which the momentum for change Read more...

Evolve or Die: Sys Admins and the Public Cloud

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By David Davis A few years back most enterprise infrastructure administrators and designers were grasping to fully visualize the ramifications that server, application, desktop, network, and storage virtualization would have on their datacenters. Today, many of those same enterprise administrators have become champions of virtualization. Now they are now facing a new technology wave that Read more...