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TA2659: Managing ESX in a COS-less World

This is TA2659, Managing ESX in a COS-less World. The focus here is on tools that allow you to manage ESX without using the Service Console.

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VD2422: Offline VDI

This is VD2422, and the presenter is Chris Leroy from VMware.

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Very Brief Thoughts on the Keynote

Now that the keynote has wrapped up, I just wanted to post a few very brief thoughts, perhaps questions, about the keynote and the technologies and initiatives discussed.

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VMworld 2008 Day 2 Keynote

Today promises to be an easier keynote, since I actually managed to find the bloggers’ tables (they actually exist) and get good wireless connectivity. In addition, today’s keynote should be more technical and feature-focused than Paul’s keynote yesterday. Refresh this page often, as I’ll be updating this post throughout the keynote.

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Other VMworld 2008 Resources

Clearly, I am having a much harder time covering VMworld 2008 than I had covering Tech-Ed or VMworld 2007. There’s just so much going on! In an effort to try to broaden the coverage, here are some links from other bloggers and resources:

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BC1693: Architecting DR Solutions with VMware SRM

Late again! Man, I need to get on the ball! Fortunately, I only missed the first part of the agenda. Once again, no Wi-Fi access in the session breakout, so I’ll publish this at the first available opportunity.

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Don't Believe Me?

In response to the questions about whether the complaints regarding The Venetian’s Internet connection are valid:

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Fusion 2.0 Released

The next major version of VMware Fusion, version 2.0, has been released and is now available for download. The best part? It’s a free upgrade for registered owners of Fusion 1.x. I have to applaud VMware’s approach on this; rewarding early adopters with a free upgrade is something a lot of vendors should consider.

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TA2668: VMware ESX Architectural Directions

Once again, there’s no wireless signal in the breakout session, so I’ll have to publish this in a delayed fashion. Ugh! Someone needs to work on this wireless network.

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BC2621: Fault-Tolerant VMs in VI: Operations and Best Practices

Well, it looks like wireless coverage pretty much stinks, so this will have to be published post-session as well.

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