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Cisco's Data Center Launch

Cisco had a pretty major product/technology launch today. I was briefed on the product launch some time ago—one of the perks of being a “leading blogger”—and so it was great to see this stuff finally come to light. I haven’t had the chance to read some of the other blog posts on the topic (I know there have been several), so I apologize for any duplication.

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Installing ESXi though UCSM KVM via RDC on OS X

How’s that for acronyms?

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Spousetivities at EMC World 2011

Heading to EMC World 2011 in Las Vegas in May? Cool, I’ll probably see you there. What’s even cooler, though, is the fact that my wife, Crystal (@crystal_lowe on Twitter) will be, for the first time, organizing spouse activities for EMC World!

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Performance Troubleshooting for vSphere 4.1

Chethan Kumar of VMware dropped me an e-mail last night (as he did to several other bloggers, I think) asking me to help raise awareness of the new release of the performance troubleshooting white paper for VMware vSphere 4.1. You can download the white paper here.

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Technology Short Take #11

That’s right folks, it’s time for another installation of Technology Short Takes. This is Technology Short Take #11, and I hope that you find the collection of items I have for you this time around both useful and informative. But enough of the introduction—let’s get to the good stuff!

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Don't You Just Love It?

Recently…

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Announcing VMware vSphere Design

This is a joint post of three prominent writers in the virtualization community: Forbes Guthrie, Scott Lowe, and Maish Saidel-Keesing.

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Presentation on VMware vSphere 4.1 Storage Features

I had the privilege this past week of speaking at the Triad VMUG meeting in Greensboro, NC, along with fellow blogger, podcaster (is that a real word?), and speaker Rich Brambley. In the event you were unable to attend (there was quite a crowd attending), here’s a link to the presentation I gave at the meeting.

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Technology Short Take #10

Welcome to Technology Short Take #10, my latest collection of data center-oriented links, articles, thoughts, and tidbits from around the Internet. I hope you find something useful or informative!

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Has Virtualization Really Stalled?

Has virtualization truly stalled? It’s an interesting question. What got me thinking about this topic was this InfoWorld article. Quoting from the article:

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