Jason Boche of boche.net comments: One of the features that has been updated in vSphere 5.5 is UNMAP which is one of two sub-components of what I’ll call the fourth block storage based thin provisioning VAAI primitive (the other sub-component is thin provisioning stun). I’ve already written about UNMAP a few times in the […]
Winning that contest inspired me to join the community of bloggers evangelizing VMware and find ways to give back as well. I started my own blog, vDestination.com, and quickly began writing about VMware, my experiences as well as a few contests that would help give back to the community.
This roundtable discussion focusing on storage maker Compellent is taken from Tech Field Day Seattle, held in July of 2010. One of the most-interesting points raised concerns the recent technological advances made by the major vendors. Another key issue in the conversation is W. Curtis Preston’s discussion of snapshots and data protection. Can traditional backup be made obsolete by storage system snapshots?
The Boche.net and Gestalt IT VMworld 2010 contest is over, and the winner is Greg Stuart. We couldn’t be happier with the result.
Want to go to VMworld 2010 in San Francisco but can’t afford the trip? Boche.net is giving away a conference pass, and we’re going to help make the trip happen by kicking in the airfare.
vSphere Land just announced the results for their Top 25 Virtualization Bloggers vote. We’re impressed by the voting turnout, and can’t argue with the results: Every one is a great VMware resource! We’re especially pleased that Gestalt IT is so well-represented, with three of our authors making the list!