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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 95: VMworld Conversations

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The Virtually Speaking Podcast crew is headed to Barcelona to learn, network, inspire and be inspired. If you’ve ever been to VMworld you understand. This is the premier digital infrastructure event of the industry, and is all about paving the way to a better digital future and offering the perfect combination of networking and learning! Read more...

A Closer Look at vSAN Maintenance Mode

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vSAN 6.7 U1 introduces several enhancements and improved safeguards when performing maintenance and decommissioning activities on vSAN hosts.  vSAN Maintenance Mode now has a pre-check simulation, new warnings for hosts already in maintenance mode and ongoing resyncs.  In addition, the object repair timer previously only available in the CLI is now available in the UI.  Read more...
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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 94: CloudHealth + VMware

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One of the many announcements made at VMworld 2018 was VMware’s acquisition of CloudHealth Technologies, the cloud operations platform of choice for the industry.  This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we had the opportunity to chat with founder and CTO Joe Kinsella. Joe shares what inspired him to create this multi-cloud management platform.  He also shares Read more...
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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 93: Simon Says

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This week we dig into the vSpeaking vault and share an interview that John captured while in the land down under filled with snakes and poisonous things! We discuss why Australia is so virtualized, and also where the snark behind TheRegister’s APAC editor comes from. 4:27 John Interviews Simon Sharwood 5:57 Writing for the Register: Read more...
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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 92: VMUG UserCon

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With over 200 local groups and 125,000 members worldwide, VMUG is one of the best ways to learn, share and network with other members of the IT Community.  This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome some VMUG veteran speakers Tim Davis and Kyle Ruddy to share their VMUG experiences. A special thanks to Ken Read more...
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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 91: vSAN Conversations

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One of my favorite parts about attending VMworld is hearing from customers and partners on how they’re using VMware to simplify data center operations and management and solve real-world problems.  This episode of the Virtually Speaking Podcast is a collection of vSAN Conversations captured at VMworld 2018. 3:12 Tony Reeves, Gigacast: Tony is a vSAN Read more...
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Adaptive Resync: Balancing Safety and Productivity

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Which do you choose, safety or productivity? That’s a trick question; the answer is if either wins, both lose. The balance between safety and productivity is usually referenced in the context of workplace safety. The small gains made in production by shortcutting safety seem to be worthwhile until an accident occurs. Then the gains disappear Read more...
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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 90: What’s New in vSAN 6.7 U1

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VMware vSAN 6.7 U1 makes it even easier to adopt HCI and build a Digital Foundation. Key areas where vSAN 6.7 U1 provides additional benefits include the simplification of day one and two operations, lowering the total cost of ownership with more efficient infrastructure, and even more rapid support and resolution with ReadyCare. This week Read more...
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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 89: VMworld Recap 2018

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VMworld 2018 US is a wrap. What a week it has been. From the announcements (see below) to great sessions, networking, and for the Virtually Speaking Podcast crew, lots of great conversations.  There is no possible way to recap everything that happened this past week in one episode but we tried our best to cram Read more...
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vSpeaking Podcast Episode 87: VMworld 2018 Preview

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VMworld 2018 is upon us.  IT professionals from around the world are getting ready to converge in Las Vegas for five days of innovation, learning, networking and connecting with the community. This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome Duncan Epping back to preview VMworld and share tips and suggestions to get the most Read more...