Nutanix Community Edition! be warned: You are going to buy new lab gear!

As one of 20 NTC’s worldwide, I was selected to join the closed Nutanix CE alpha group to test the heck out of this new cool software: The “Nutanix Community Edition”. Nutanix CE is a 100% software solution enabling technology enthusiasts to easily evaluate the latest hyper convergence technology at zero cost. Nutanix Community Edition is a lighter-weight, free version of the Nutanix Operating System (NOS), which powers the Nutanix Virtual Platform. The Community Edition of NOS is designed for … [Read more...]

TintriOS 3.2 update introduces per VM level QOS

Yesterday I had a great chat with Tintri Sr. Director of Products Chuck Dubuque about their newest TintriOS update. My first post about Tintri is exactly from 2 years back. Tintri was the first to have VM-aware storage where VMware is currently doing a similar thing with VVols and other vendors are following their footsteps. New capabilities include: Tintri OS 3.2. Administrators can now allocate exact maximum and minimum IOPS to each individual VM. This granular capability is paired with … [Read more...]

The VMware Community is just Awesome! #vExpert

Last night The complete list of 2014 vExpert’s were announced! This year 754 people were named vExpert. Here is the full list of vExperts 2014. I’ve been honored again to be named a vExpert again this year. I’m very happy to be part great list of impressive names. For those unknown with the term: “vExpert” is not a technical certification or even a general measure of VMware expertise. The judges selected people who were particularly engaged with their community and who had developed a … [Read more...]

apply now to become a vExpert 2012!

The VMware vExpert 2012 applications are opened by VMware today. The vExpert title will be awarded to individuals who significantly contributed in the VMware community the past year. VMware uses the following theme for the vExpert title: “Going above and beyond your day job to help others be successful with VMware solutions.” The vExpert program was always made up of very motivated and active VMware users, that helped VMware to spread the knowledge en expertise of the company. This will not … [Read more...]