Liveblogging the Thursday keynote

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Good morning — reporting live from the last day of VMworld 2007, it’s the virtualization blogging crew. Follow along here, and go visit: Alessandro Perilli Scott Lowe Mike Laverick Viktor van den Berg Bouke Groenescheij Eric Sloof Bob Plankers 8:41 Mendel Rosenblum is in the house.  "[People think virtualization is] almost like this magic pixie Read more...

Group blogging at VMworld from BrianMadden.com

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The gang at BrianMadden.com is covering VMworld 2007: Thoughts on Keynote (Adam Baum) It’s interesting that the product that enables the easy distribution of appliances is now becoming an appliance.  I have mixed feelings about appliances.  When done right, they are great.  Problem is most are not done right.  What I mean is that just Read more...

Mendel on ESX Server 3i

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InformationWeek’s Charles Babcock interviews VMware founder Mendel Rosenblum. Stay turned for Mendel’s keynote Thursday morning — it’s always a fun ride. Link: InformationWeek: VMware put ESX Server on a weight loss plan to get it down from two gigabytes to 32 megabytes in the just announced, embeddable, 3i version. How did you do that? Rosenblum: Read more...

Virtual Vanguard Awards

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The Virtual Vanguard Awards have been announced: The Virtual Vanguard Award for Innovation: Rochester Institute of Technology Best Enterprise Desktop: IQOR/IRMC Most Successful VA Developed by an ISV: BEA Systems Best Overall ROI and Operational Benefits: Cerner Green Award: Energy Savings: Interior Health – Canada Most Advanced VMware Implementation: Virginia Farm Bureau Best Disaster Recovery Read more...

Reactions to Tuesday VMworld

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treesum continues to cover his conference sessions in depth — good notes — although he’s having trouble getting into all the sessions. The lines do move once the previous session clears out, and you will get in, but a few hallways in the conference center are pretty congested. General Session 09.12.07 – Cisco VFrame Ah, Read more...