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Top Resources to Learn about vCloud Director

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By David Davis At VMworld 2010 in San Francisco, VMware's CEO Paul Maritz announced the cornerstone of their private cloud platform – vCloud Director. Formerly known as "Project Redwood", vCloud Director sits above your, potentially, existing virtual infrastructure and allows you to pool those virtual infrastructure resources to allow your IT customers to consume IT Read more...
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Sharepoint 2010 Server in Terremark vCloud Express

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Matthew D. Sarrel, Sarrel Group Today I’m rolling out a Sharepoint 2010 Server in my Terremark environment.  From time to time my test projects involve sharing information with other team members so it will be helpful for me to have a document repository on my test network.  Besides, it’s so easy to provision a new Read more...
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How You Can Beat Amazon EC2 by Differentiating Your Cloud Service

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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. With the gradual adoption of cloud computing, more companies are coming to the cloud service business. With so many new players in the game, how can you stand out in the competition as a Read more...
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“Last Inch” 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. The “last mile” or “last kilometer” is a term in the networking industry describing “the close to end connectivity from a communication service provider to a customer”. Although your infrastructure like backbones is very Read more...
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Object Model of VMware vCloud API: The Big Picture in 2 Minutes

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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. VMware released the long-awaited vCloud API at VMworld 2010. The API is based on REST with 75 URLs defined in the user related part as you would find in the vCloud API Specification and Read more...
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How to Avoid Virtual Machine Sprawl in the Cloud Age

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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. Technology can be a lot like fashion, with quickly shifting trends. Once we embraced big iron but after the mainframe age the industry went into the client/server age where we soon found too many Read more...
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5 Things Medium-Sized Businesses Need to Know about Cloud Computing

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By David Davis While walking the solutions expo show floor at VMworld 2010, I realized that the mindset of service providers and software companies had changed since last VMworld. This year, just about all the vendors, no matter what their perspective was, seemed to embrace the cloud as "the future" and they had wrapped their Read more...
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Cloud Computing Companies Earn Awards at VMworld 2010

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By David Davis While at VMworld 2010, I was a judge for TechTarget's Best of VMworld 2010 awards and, as part of that process, I filtered through 30+ different vendors offering virtualization management solutions for VMware and struggled to recommend just 3 of those for awards. While I wasn't part of the new private & Read more...
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More VMware Cloud Director Support for vCloud from Zenoss

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By Josh Duncan, Product Marketing Manager at Zenoss  The Zenoss team has been busy at VMworld talking with customers and learning lots about what is going on in the cloud and virtualization space.  We made a big announcement at the conference about Zenoss support for VMWare's vCloud offering. I asked Chet Luther, principal engineer at Read more...