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vSpeaking Podcast Ep 151: Site Recovery Manager 8.3

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This week VMware announced that Site Recovery Manager (SRM) and vSphere Replication 8.3 are now generally available. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Cato Grace to walk us through the new features and enhancements of this new release. Links Mentioned SRM and vSPhere Replication are Generally Available What's New in SRM and Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 150: What’s New in vSphere 7

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This month VMware announced vSphere 7 touting it as the biggest innovation since the launch of ESXi. This is a prettty signifigant release. So far the virtually speaking podcast covered part of the release in two previous episodes (vSphere with Kubernetes and vSphere Lifecycle Manager in the vSAN 7 episode) This week we weclome Niels Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 149: What’s New in vSAN 7

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vSAN 7 modernizes hyperconverged infrastructure by providing administrators a unified storage control plane for both block and file protocols, and provides significant enhancements that make it a great solution for traditional virtual machines as well cloud-native applications. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Pete Koehler to unpack the new features and enhancements Read more...

Top-3 New Features in vSAN 7: #1 – vSphere Lifecycle Manager

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vSphere 7 introduces an entirely new solution for unified software and firmware lifecycle management that is native to vSphere. vSphere Lifecycle Manager, or vLCM, is a powerful new framework based on a desired state model to deliver simple, reliable and consistent lifecycle operations for vSphere and HCI clusters. Simplify Cluster Updates with vSphere Lifecycle Manager Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast ep 148: vSphere for Kubernetes

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One of the many things announced as part of the vSphere 7 launch is vSphere for Kubrnetes (formerly referred to as Project Pacific). Simply put, VMware has re-architected vSphere to deeply integrate and embed Kubernetes. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Glenn Sizemore and Myles Gray to discuss vSphere for Kubernetes, The Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 147: Working from Home

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As early as January, many were predicting 2020 to be the year of the remote worker, but even the most optimistic telecommuting advocates couldn’t have anticipated the emphasis on working from home brought on by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). As scientists continue working on a vaccine the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is advocating community-based interventions Read more...
vSAN Deconstructed: Availability

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 146: vSAN Deconstructed: Availability

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vSAN is a highly resilient storage platform that intelligently manages the performance, efficiency, and availability of all data stored on a vSphere cluster. This week the Virtually Speaking Podcast continues the ongoing series vSAN Deconstructed and takes a closer look at the various aspects of vSAN Availability. Links Mentioned vSAN Availability Technologies vSAN Failure Scenarios Read more...

Veeam v10 Backup and Replication for VMware Environments

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Today Veeam is announcing Veeam Availability Suite v10. This highly anticipated release will be covered in detail at their launch event, but since we know that backup and replication is an extremely important topic to VMware customers we wanted to bring in the experts onto the podcast. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast, we Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 144: Home Labs Powered by vSAN

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This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast it's all about Home Labs. Our good friend William Lam has been aggregating an amazing collection of Home Labs in the IT Community. On this episode we welcome William, Max Abelardo and Johan van Amersfoort do discuss this new Home Labs aggregated list and things to consider when Read more...

vSpeaking Podcast Ep 143: A VMC Cloud Migration Story

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VMware Cloud on AWS brings VMware’s enterprise-class SDDC software to the AWS Cloud with optimized access to native AWS services. Even with all the benefits of the cloud, transitioning existing infrastructure can seem a bit scary for some. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome cloud migration experts Adam Fisher and Paul Cradduck Read more...