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Category: VMw Europe 10

Rimmergram VMworld final day wind up

What can I say that every other blogger hasn’t already posted about VMworld this week in Copenhagen? Over 6,000 attendees, 113 exhibitors in the solutions exchange, over 5000 labs delivered, it broke all previous records. On Wednesday TechTarget announced their Customer Awards.  Personally I think this is a great idea and one that should be …

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Rimmergram’s thoughts of the first day of VMworld Europe 2010

With over 6,000 attendees and 113 exhibitors, VMworld Copenhagen has beaten all previous records and is testament to the continuing momentum in the virtualisation industry.  The keynote was hosted by Maurizio Carli, Senior VP and General Manager, VMware EMEA, but was the same content and speakers, Paul Maritz, Rick Jackson and Steve Herrod, as San …

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Gluster NAS storage solution

While walking over the solution exchange, my eyes got distracted by a company called Gluster. Roughly speaking they are offering an affordable storage solution that can be build up from basic industry standard x64 components.

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Rimmergram’s first day thoughts of VMworld Europe 2010

Arriving at the Bella Center on Monday after noon, my first impression was that it is a good conference venue – everything on site.  VMworld Registration was a quick an easy process, no major lines like in San Francisco.  The show floor was still being put together but many vendors are here, so should be …

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VMworld 2010 – TA8623 “Storage Super-Heavyweight Challenge”

Well this was supposed to be mine and Cody’s session, but due to circumstances beyond my control I had to drop out of VMworld San Fran this year.  My thanks go to Mike Laverick for stepping in at the last minute to be joint moderator and compare. I have to admit his eccentric manner was …

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VMworld San Francisco and Copenhagen – which one will you choose?

There have been many Tweets and Blog posts (here’s just one example) about the two events being so close together and the impact on attendance and this is my view on the discussion. The general consensus seems to be the San Francisco VMworld is the “better” one as it has far more lab time, probably …

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Storage SuperHeavy Weight Challenge

A you may already know, Myself and Cody Bunch have actually managed to get a session accepted for VMworld, The TA8623’s session details are shown below Session Details: Title Storage Super-Heavyweight Challenge Abstract Panel session to discuss all things storage, panelled by some of the best known storage experts from the major vendors. Moderators: Tom …

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My Session has been accepted

Well one out of my three submissions have been accepted for VMworld San Fran and Copenhagen 2010 Title: Storage superheavyweight challenge Session Id: TA8623 Abstract: Panel session to discuss all things Storage, panelled by some of the best known storage experts from the major vendors, including Chad Sakac (EMC), Vaughn Stewart (NetApp), and Adam Carter …

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VMworld 2010 – the time to chose is upon us

This year in a change to the normal schedule,  we mere mortals are being allowed a chance to chose some sessions for VMworld.  Can you feel the power of democracy at work.  Now many who follow me on twitter @tom_howarth will  be aware of my position on Cloudworld 2010,  I personally believe that there is …

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