Tag Archives: Management

How-To: PowerPath Virtual Edition for VMware

So, as part of my ongoing self-education, I recently got a hold of PowerPath VE (PPVE) and installed it into my lab.  It was a breeze; in fact, the toughest part was licensing it! I documented the whole thing, which … Continue reading

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Sharpening the Axe…

So, I have begun my journey into my new world of EMC and VMware synergy, and I am having a blast.  Last week I helped out Nick Weaver as part of his documentation project for his new HOW-TO guide for … Continue reading

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Vmware’s Project Horizon looks promising…

So, I may be a little late to the game (I know Brian Madden has already blogged about this a couple times), but let me just write it for the record – I love Vmware’s new direction with Project Horizon!! … Continue reading

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PowerPath Virtual Edition for vSphere

This past week, the vSpecialist new hire Team003 spent the week putting together a vBlock down in the Atlanta offices for EMC. As a veteran of VMware, I took it upon myself to work on something I was less familiar … Continue reading

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Five minutes on the Cloud…

This past spring, while i was still with VMware, I entered a Cloud Video Whiteboard contest.  The idea was to see who could create the best 5 minute whiteboard (and video themselves) on the topic of Cloud Computing.  My entry … Continue reading

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The Contrarian View on VDI, Part 3- Avoiding Traps

In my post, Contrarian View on VDI I describe some of the challenges surrounding a virtual desktop project. In Part 2, I set forth some expectations for organizations looking to take on a virtual desk too project. In this final … Continue reading

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The Contrarian View on VDI, Part 2- Setting Expectations

In my post The Contrarian View on VDI, I tried to outline some of the challenges of pursuing a desktop virtualization project for a company. In the face of all this, what’s the point? Why bother? All this fuss about … Continue reading

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