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Cloud Infrastructure Suite updates!

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By Duncan Epping, Principal Architect. An update of all of the components of the Cloud Infrastructure Suite has been published yesterday. I am in the middle of upgrading my lab. I would suggest to all of you to carefully read the release notes to see what is new and what has been resolved! Here’s the Read more...

Technical Marketing Update 2012 – Week 10

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By Duncan Epping, Principal Architect. Technical Marketing Update 2012 – Week 10 No white papers this week, but I know several are in the formatting stage which means you can expect some cool new papers soon! Blog posts: vCloud Director Network Ports (Tom Stephens) http://t.co/QYkqHGK7 Exploring the vCloud REST API Part 1 (William Lam) http://bit.ly/yo7Oqp  HA Admission Read more...

Agent VMs?

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By Duncan Epping, Principal Architect, VMware. I answered a question today about agent VMs and how they relate to VMware HA. I figured it would be worth sharing with all of you. Although there are not many "virtual appliances" using the Agent VM construct I am certain that this will change over time, especially when Read more...

Technical Marketing Update 2012 – Week 09

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By Duncan Epping, Principal Architect, VMware. Technical Marketing Update 2012 – Week 09  Two new white paper where released this week, both have received a lot of positive feedback. The CIS Architecture Case Study is already recommended by many as "must read" material for those aiming for VCDX / VCAP-DCD! VMware vCloud Director Infrastructure Resiliency Read more...

Two new Technical Marketing white papers

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By Duncan Epping, Principal Architect. We have just published two new white papers. Below you can find the details. We are hoping you will enjoy them! Source – VMware vCloud Director Infrastructure Resiliency Case Study Description: vCloud Director disaster recovery can be achieved through various scenarios and configurations. This case study focuses on a single scenario as Read more...

Answering some Storage vMotion questions

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By Duncan Epping, Principal Architect, VMware. I received some questions about Storage vMotion a while back. I think these are interesting enough to share with the rest of the world. I want to thank the SvMotion engineering team for the quick response. Q) Suppose that a SvMotion is ongoing and the host on which the SvMotion Read more...

Technical Marketing Update 2012 – Week 08

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By Duncan Epping, Principal Architect, VMware. Technical Marketing Update 2012 – Week 08. Many of us were still recovering this week and digesting all the discussions we had with our partners at PEX. We are also finalizing several white papers which hopefully will be posted this week. I will inform you when these are published.  Read more...

Technical Marketing Update 2012 – Week 07

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By Duncan Epping, Principal Architect, VMware. Technical Marketing Update 2012 – Week 07: This week most of us attended VMware Partner Exchange and presented various sessions. I must say that PEX was a great event and I heard a lot of good stories about the sessions and labs. Well organized by the PEX team and Read more...

Technical Marketing Update 2012 – Week 06

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By Duncan Epping, Principal Architect, VMware. Technical Marketing Update 2012 – Week 06: No white papers this week, but there will be at least two more out soon. I do have an enormous amount of blog posts for you to read though. Enjoy! Unattended Deployment of vCenter Infrastructure Navigator (William Lam) http://bit.ly/xNpqFF Automating vCenter Server Advanced Read more...

Technical Marketing Update 2012 – Week 05

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By Duncan Epping, Principal Architect, VMware. As promised last week an update that includes new white papers. First one is by Venky Deshpande and is about VDS best practices, highly recommend read. The second paper is by VMware's storage guru Cormac Hogan. Anything that Cormac writes is worth reading in my opinion. There's more papers Read more...