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VMworld 2019 – vCoffee Community Bean Exchange

Got beans?  Want beans?  Coming to VMworld 2019 in San Francisco?  Welcome to the #vCoffee Community Bean Exchange group! How does vCoffee Community Bean Exchange Work? Find a local roaster or some of your very favorite beans.  Package up one or two single pound bags of whole bean coffee and bring them to VMworld with you in San Francisco.  Everyone …

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Clubhouse.io Software Project Management Free Plan? Yes, Please!!

They say the best things in life are free.  Today I was happy to receive an email from the team at Clubhouse.io which reminded me of that.  Thanks to a recent announcement by this exciting software project management and collaboration startup, the former “Small” package is now a Free Forever for up to 10 users package! The Clubhouse.io team put …

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Big Updates with Turbonomic 6.4 – vSAN/HCI and Horizon VDI

The Turbonomic team has been working hard on some excellent features in the most recent Turbonomic 6.4 release. As a long-time VMware vExpert and advocate for the virtualization community, I’m especially excited about two very slick additions for VMware vSAN and VMware Horizon VDI which I’ve been testing out and loving the results! We have a lot to share at …

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We Built a Thing: the Virtual Design Master 2019 Hackathon Result

There have been a number of times in my life and career where I have decided to share an idea with the world hoping that it may work and entirely willing to ride the results, whether it’s to success or to failure.  And by failure, I really mean to a profound learning experience.  This past Friday (August 9th) proved to …

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Vembu Community and Free Editions Updates

There are lots of resources available which help technical practitioners and decision makers evaluate options. One of the most valuable things that I’m enjoying with partner solutions that I work with is the community and free editions that are available. I run a reasonable sized lab environment which is ideal for using these platforms. Vembu has been doing a lot …