Category Archives: Virtualization – Server

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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Five More Minutes on the Cloud…

What the Cloud Isn’t… I have many colleagues, that when asked about the cloud, will launch into a lengthy and somewhat confusing lecture about XaaS (Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, Software as a Service, etc), or outsourcing, … 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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vSpecialist’s Delight…

So, for any of you wondering what the vSpecialist Team is all about, some of my colleagues have put together a most awesome rap video.  You can find the lyrics to it here. You can find the original video on … Continue reading

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vBlock Converged Infrastructure

This is a live update of VMworld 2010 SuperSession SS1011. Chad and Todd Pavone present the case for the VCE coalition. Todd starts with an overview of the industry and how cloud computing is changing things. How does the increased … Continue reading

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