I recently got a new corporate laptop with Windows 8 installed, as I needed to do some lab work I installed VMware Workstation 9 and installed a copy of nested VMware vSphere 5.1 as VMware Workstation delivers this natively. Read more
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This week I attended a rather different event than you would expect from me: ‘ The VMware SDDC Roadshow’. Raymon Epping (and others) organized this event to deliver some background info in the way VMware looks at software defined data centers and how this can effect the way we look at the transition.
A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blogpost on Hypervisors and the features discussions and if these discussions about the hypervisor itself would become obsolete, although I didn’t get the discussion on my blogpost that I expected VMware did confirm my thoughts by buying DynamicsOps and Nicira.
The last couple of months there where a lot of announcements made involving follow-me-data, all the vendors have seen the potential in building an ‘Enterprise Dropbox’ but there are still a lot of questions around there products, Dan Brinkmann recently wrote a blog on which functionality he would like to see in these Dropbox-replacements and as I answered to his question on twitter on functionality I agree with most of them:
With the upcoming release of Hyper-V 3.0 we see a lot of movement from both VMware and Microsoft on marketing level so all features are promoted, recently this type of marketing became a bit more ugly as VMware launched a ‘Get the facts‘ and older blogs from Microsoft on ‘Windows Server 8: Hyper-V 3.0 Evens the Odds with vSphere‘. Dan Brinkmann posted a very useful overview (from a Microsoft perspective) about the hypervisor on his blog.
Recently I found a blogpost from Alex Fontana at the VMware community blogs with Citrix XenApp on VMware Best Practices: