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Thoughts on VMworld 7.0 and Virtualization 2.0

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Massimo Re Ferre’  Staff Systems Engineer – vCloud Architect Yes that's right, it’s the 7th year of VMworld. The event started years back as a small gathering of a few hundreds geeks. At least this is what VMware was expecting, in fact almost 1,500 individuals showed up in San Diego in 2004 for the inaugural Read more...

Getting to Know vCloud

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Matthew D. Sarrel, Sarrel Group Lately I’ve been experimenting with vCloud as it is offered through Terremark. Although I’ve been testing software on virtual machines since 1999, this is my first foray into running VM’s in the cloud.  And I love it. I spend most of my day testing software for reviews on blogs, websites, Read more...

Vertically Complete Systems with Data Openness: IT’s Next Big Trend?

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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. IBM recently announced its re-organization around its software and hardware business units. The previously separate business units were merged together as one – the Systems and Software Group led by the former software chief Read more...

A Big Cloud Challenge: Cross Stack Portability

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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. When you think of portability in cloud computing, you think of how to move applications code, data, and workloads. These are mostly horizontal movements within the same level of software stacks – from one Read more...

The Lingua Franca of Security in the Cloud

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By Michael Haines Sr. vCloud Architect  (Security)   I am sure you are not surprised to hear that 'Security' in the Cloud is one of the hottest issues for organizations wanting to architect and deploy a Cloud solution and service offering. So, where do you begin? In this blog I will highlight some of the Read more...