Following on from my blog post early August, it seems another article has been written on re/code: http://recode.net/2015/08/26/board-takes-serious-look-at-vmware-led-takeover-of-emc/ I still think a downstream merger will signal the end of VMware being vendor agnostic!
So VMworld 2015 US kicks off this weekend, and with more than 20,000 people expected to attend, it looks like it’ll be another packed out couple of days in San Fran….. again, unfortunately due to my location, I’m scheduled to head to VMworld Europe, which means all the juicy stuff will already be announced come … Continue reading What to expect at VMworld 2015… Ready for Any…
https://labs.vmware.com/flings/powercli-extensions With the launch of vSphere 6.0, the Instant Clone feature was released that allows you to do rapid in-memory cloning of running VMs. If you're not aware of the feature, it has been known as VM Fork or Project Fargo (prior to the release of vSphere 6)..... Duncan Epping has a great write up … Continue reading VMware Labs Fling – Instant Clone via PowerCLI Extensions
The clever bods at VMware labs have just released another new Fling... and this one's a damn awesome Fling! https://labs.vmware.com/flings/esxi-embedded-host-client What it allows you to do (after installing the VIB) is to open up a browser to your ESXi host and gain access to a simple client allowing you to manage your freshly installed ESXi … Continue reading New VMware Fling – HTML5 Embedded Host Client for ESXi
Earlier this week a colleague of mine brought two articles to my attention.... The first was an article about "Why EMC may buy out VMware", the second was a complete reversal - "Why VMware may buy out EMC". http://recode.net/2015/08/03/why-emc-may-soon-buy-out-not-spin-out-vmware/ http://recode.net/2015/08/05/emc-considers-a-buyout-by-its-own-subsidiary-vmware/ Interesting articles to read..... EMC buying out the remaining stake of VMware and taking … Continue reading EMC/VMware Buy Out Rumours