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vmworld 2010 – My thoughts after Day 2

For those of you who have been at these sort of conferences you will know that there is a careful balance between marketing and deep technical sessions. So far I have managed to choose wisely with my sessions and avoid the pure marketing and hype sessions. Don’t get me wrong, I understand the need for them and it is up …

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vmworld 2010 – My thoughts after Day 1

The buzz is incredible here at vmworld 2010. It’s my first time at a vmworld event and I am very pleased with the overall experience so far.  Although I was bumped from my first session due to overwhelming lineups I have been able to get to each of my other planned sessions. As a technology architect I am very excited …

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Is Flash the new VHS?

We have witnessed many product wars over time. Whether is is hardware, software, brand or process, there is inevitably going to be a division of opinion. More importantly, opinion can often be more powerful and decisive in the product war than fact. Right now there is a heated battle waging in the technology world with the Adobe Flash versus HTML5/CSS3 …

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What is inside your toolbox?

Everybody had a stock set of tools that they use to do their day to day work. Whether it is your hammer and screwdriver, or your guitar and strings, or even your WYSIWYG editor and OS. Today I thought I would share my key tools that I use to do my day to day work in and out of the …