vExpert Cloud 2017 Award Announcement


This weekend the VMware vExpert Cloud 2017 announcement has been released, and I am humbled to be recognised as a Cloud expert for community contributions in the cloud space.

I also want to congratulate everyone on the list and espaclily my dutch colleagues which I personally know,  Martijn Baecke, Dimitri de Swart, Frank Denneman, Ruurd Keizer, Jeffrey Kusters, Erik Scholten, Marco van Baggum, Viktor van den Berg and Robert Nieuwendijk.

Huge and special thanks to Corey Romero and the team behind the vExpert program.

See the full vExpert Cloud announcement via vExpert Cloud 2017 Award Announcement – VMTN Blog – VMware Blogs

Dive into Microsoft Azure Stack Architecture (part 1)


Azure Stack: What is it?

At high level, we are bringing the Azure services into your datacenter on your hardware. We’re trying to provide consistency so you can take your workloads, deploy them in Azure or deploy them onprem to Azure Stack. You can move them back and forth for dev/test for regulatory reasons. There is a variety of reasons why you want the full ecosystem in place for Azure Stack. Continu reading here

Source: Dive into Microsoft Azure Stack Architecture (part 1) | Azure Stack

VMware App Volumes 2.13 Technical Overview

VMware is excited to announce the latest release of VMware App Volumes 2.13. This release includes some great new features for both IT and end users, and new third-party integration support, enabling greater flexibility for deployment options. Improved AppStack Experience and Performance App Volumes 2.13 introduces a new feature that enables concurrent computer- and user-assigned […]

Source: VMware App Volumes 2.13 Technical Overview | VMware End-User Computing Blog

Amazon Web Service AWS September 2017 Software…

AWS Sept 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

Amazon Web Service AWS September 2017 Software…

September was a busy month pertaining to software defined data infrastructure including cloud and related AWS announcements. One of the announcements included VMware partnering to deliver vSphere, vSAN and NSX data infrastructure components for creating software defined data centers (SDDC) also known as multi cloud, and hybrid cloud leveraging AWS elastic bare metal servers (read more here in a companion post). Unlike traditional partner software defined solutions that relied on AWS Elastic…Read More

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Released: vCloud Director 9.0 – The Most…

Released: vCloud Director 9.0 – The Most Significant Update to Date!

Released: vCloud Director 9.0 – The Most…

This post originally appeared on Virtualization is Life! by Anthony Spiteri. Today is a good day! VMware has released GA vCloud Director 9.0 (build 6681978) and with it comes the most significant feature updates and enhancements of any previous vCD release. This is the 9th major release of vCloud Director, now spanning nearly six and The post Released: vCloud Director 9.0 – The Most Significant Update to Date! appeared first on VMware Cloud Provider Blog .

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Comparing VVols to VMDKs and RDMs

Comparing VVols to VMDKs and RDMs

Comparing VVols to VMDKs and RDMs

I have been talking a lot about Virtual Volumes (VVols) lately with customers and when I describe what they are a frequent response is “oh so basically RDMs then?”. .. …ugh sorry I just threw up in my mouth a bit… The answer to that is an unequivocal “no” of course, but the question deserves … Continue reading Comparing VVols to VMDKs and RDMs →

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