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Apr 01 2015

Top vBlog 2015 Full results

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So the voting has ended, the results have been tabulated and here they are. There were almost 90 new blogs on the ballot this year and 3 new blogs to make the top 25. This year there was over 2200 votes compared to around 1400 last year. You can read more stats about this years voting here. Voters were asked to pick their top 10 favorite blogs and them rank them from 1 to 10. The votes are weighted so a #1 vote is worth 10 points, a #2 vote is worth 9 points all the way down to a #10 vote being worth 1 point. The total points for each blog were added up to determine the results.

If you missed the live results show be sure and watch the replay of the special Google Hangout awards episode that we recorded with Simon Seagrave, John Troyer  and Scott Davis from Infinio as we count up the top 25 winners with lots of color commentary. The vLaunchpad and Planet vSphere-land will be updated soon to reflect the new voting results. Thank you everyone who voted and congratulations to the winners. With so many bloggers out there its a tough scene but I seriously encourage you all to keep at it, the longer you stick with it, the more people notice and will reward you with their vote. You guys are all winners, I know how hard it can be to find the time to blog but do know that your efforts are appreciated and your unselfish dedication makes a difference to a great many of people.

This year any blogger that made the Top 50 will get a special 2″ commemorative coin courtesy of Infinio, I’ll have a form where you can enter your shipping details up in a few days. Bloggers who make the top 10 will get a gold coin, 11-25 a silver coin and 26-50 a copper coin. Also if you’d like a free metal holder for your coin go to this post and re-tweet it. Finally we have another vendor jumping in to get you all a cool metal holder ring with lanyard so you can proudly wear your coin around your neck at VMware events, more details on that soon.

Special thanks to Infinio for sponsoring this year and making the giveaways possible. 

Here are the overall voting results…

BlogRankPreviousChangeTotal VotesTotal Points#1 Votes
Yellow Bricks (Duncan Epping)1109176730243
Virtually Ghetto (William Lam)220667431480
Cormac Hogan341564343727
Frank Denneman43-1486299343
Scott Lowe blog550493278215
Wahl Network (Chris Wahl)682494276853
Derek Seaman's Blog7125455260539
Virtual Geek (Chad Sakac)8914312577108
NTPro.nl (Eric Sloof)96-3394214718
Virtu-al (Alan Renouf)107-335917978
Long White Virtual Clouds (M. Webster)11132314177633
vSphere-land (Eric Siebert)1211-1285150516
ESX Virtualization (Vladan Seget)13152247148543
My Virtual Cloud (Andre Leibovici)14140301146830
CloudXC (Josh Odgers)15216286142221
Mike Laverick1610-628514058
VCDX56 (Magnus Andersson)17181319137712
Punching Clouds (Rawlinson)183921224110713
Pure Storage Guy (Vaughn Stewart)193516177100618
Justin's IT Blog2045252149859
vInfrastructure Blog (Andrew Mauro)2129817395217
Datacenter Dude (Nick Howell)2223113490834
LucD (Luc Dekens)2317-61718987
A vTexan (Tommy Trogden)2422-21588405
VMGuru (Various)2524-115981613
IT Blood Pressure (Dwayne Lessner)2647211838098
Virtualization Evangelist (Jason Boche)2719-81918073
Brian Madden283351608015
Professional VMware (Cody Bunch)2927-21667967
vMiss (Melissa Palmer)30NEWNEW11879513
mwpreston dot net (Mike Preston)3120-111497887
vReference (Forbes Guthrie)3238612177832
Kendrick Coleman3316-171437475
2 VCP's (Jon Owings)344171507329
The IT Hollow (Eric Shanks)3540512370321
Viktorious.nl (Viktor van den Berg)3630-61376669
VCDX133 (Rene Van Den Bedem)37NEWNEW9665726
vXpress (Sunny Dua)3828-1010859813
Technodrone (Maish)3937-210258022
DiscoPosse (Eric Wright)404999457716
Around the Storage Block (Calvin Zito)414431095517
Erik Bussink4225-171025456
Virtual To The Core (Luca Dell'Oca)434631095435
Chris Colotti's Blog4426-181255414
vFrank (Frank Brix Pedersen)4532-131074945
vNinja (Christian Mohn)4643-31154712
Virtual Langer (Jason Langer)4736-111114563
Gabe's Virtual World (Gabe Van Zanten)4834-14914465
CloudFix (Various)49NEWNEW6042818
The Lone Sysadmin (Bob Plankers)5048-2894131
MyVirtuaLife.Net (Andrea Casini)5180299141017
Virtual Jad (Jad El-Zein)52NEWNEW764092
My Virtual Vision (Kees Baggerman)539744954065
vCO Team5452-2754024
TechHead (Simon Seagrave)555726739811
Paul Meehan568832713968
Cody Hosterman57NEWNEW6538917
Craig Waters5813678723874
Notes from MWhite (Michael White)5912162713625
VMFocus (Craig Kilborn)6042-186536212
Virtualize Tips (Brian Suhr)617312683563
The Virtualist (The Virtualist team)62NEWNEW5135015
VMware Front Experience (A. Peetz)6353-10483488
NoLabNoParty (Paolo Valsecchi)64NEWNEW613468
Steven Poitras65NEWNEW8134514
IT 2.0 (Massimo Re Ferre)6631-35673351
Tayfun Deger67NEWNEW4432719
ElasticSkies (Omer Kushmaro)68NEWNEW523227
VMwareMine6951-18783195
ValCo Labs (Josh Coen)7050-20603181
Virtuwise (Angelo Luciani)71248177783180
Nickapedia (Nicholas Weaver)7262-10663110
By The Bell (Steve Kaplan)7311239873087
VM Blog (David Marshall)74NEWNEW4530716
Perfect Cloud (Rasmus Haslund)7558-17532976
vSamurai (Christopher Wells)7613155442905
SOS Tech (Josh Andrews)7789125428610
VirtXpert (Jonathan Frappier)7817698542868
Net Tweets (Mehdi Kianpour)79NEWNEW522852
WoodITWork (Julian Wood)8055-25602804
Nigel Hickey81NEWNEW582750
Tom Fojta's Blog8256-26532743
3PAR Dude (Richard Arnold)83NEWNEW522643
Ray Heffer84NEWNEW482632
SnowVM Blog (Rene Bos)852081233626314
Wojcieh.net (Wojciech Marusiak)86NEWNEW392609
Mikes.eu (Roy Mikes)8778-9462589
2 vGuys (Andrea de Gregorio)88NEWNEW422570
The SLOG (Simon Long)8959-30652560
The Storage Architect (Chris Evans)9083-7472561
Running-System (Andreas Lesslhumer)9184-7372547
Come Lo Feci (Pietro Aiolfi)92180883425213
50 mu (Rob Koper)9310310542513
Willem ter Harmsel9414854422499
Phil the Virtualizer (Philip Ditzel)95254159782461
Mike Tabor9671-25382439
VMware Arena (Mohammed Raffic)9761-36432427
Proudest Monkey (Grant Orchard)9895-3382387
How 2 VM (Aram Avetisyan)9915859402350
Hypervisor.fr10065-35372344
HyperVizor (Hany Michael)10196-5412341
SFlanders.net (Steve Flanders)1021053392318
Virten.net (Florian Grehl)1031074442281
40 Cent Coffee (Josh De Jong)104NEWNEW452270
Virtualization is Life! (Anthony Spiteri)105233128342259
Stephen Foskett, Pack Rat10654-52472232
Virtual Professional (Sven T.)107NEWNEW3422315
The Saffa Geek (Gregg Robertson)10860-48492183
Storagezilla (EMC - Mark Twomey)10913223452170
Ravi IT Blog (Ravi Kumar)11094-16392135
I wish I could be a VM (Benjamin Ulsamer)1112171062820914
Virtual Bacon (Peter Chang)112NEWNEW432080
Default Reasoning (Marek Zdrojewski)11377-36262049
Storage Mojo (Robin Harris)11412410412040
TinkerTry (Paul Braren)11520287342036
vHorizon (Dale Scriven)11663-53472031
Route To Cloud (Roie Ben Haim)117NEWNEW362022
Planet VM (Tom Howarth)11891-27482011
Adventures in a Virtual World (P. Grevink)11912910412001
Emad Younis Blog120NEWNEW412002
UP2V (Marcel van den Berg)12172-49352002
Deep Storage (Howard Marks)122120-2361960
vBuffer (Zlatko Mitev)123NEWNEW2919610
Blog VMware (Leandro Ariel Leonhardt)124123-1281956
vGeek (Kunal Udapi)125NEWNEW471950
A Day In The Life (Adam Baum)12686-40361921
Chris Wolf blog12766-61421900
VirtAdmin (James Green)128NEWNEW411900
yoyoclouds (Yohan Wadia)12920677371891
Wikibon Blog130119-11441821
Aaron Delp Blog131100-31431810
Ruptured Monkey (Nigel Poulton)132301169341810
vCloudnine (Patrick Terlisten)133292159321797
Vipin V.K.134NEWNEW301781
Jonathan Medd's Blog13518651301772
Linux Coding (Herwono Wijaya)136NEWNEW301778
Glick's Gray Matter (Neil Glick)137NEWNEW2117511
NSX Insight (Todd Simmons)138NEWNEW441750
Virtualb (Benjamin Troch)139NEWNEW341732
VirtualementVotre (Cedric Megroz)140106-34251738
Hans De Leenheer14179-62361721
vMackem (David Owen)1422561142817012
Sean's IT Blog (Sean Massey)143259116351691
Daily Hypervisor (Sid Smith)144NEWNEW261683
VMware Tips (Rick Scherer)14569-76371681
Elastic Sky (Paul McSharry)146110-36321662
VMwaretv (Cahit Yolacan)147NEWNEW261663
Jason Gaudreau's Blog148NEWNEW241656
Todd Mace1491501291650
vHersey (Hersey Cartwright)150125-25411652
Virtualization Team (Eiad Al-Aqqad)151304153291650
DBigCloud (Daniel Romero Sanchez)152NEWNEW241629
VI Kernel (Gareth Hogarth)153NEWNEW361610
Burdweiser (James Burd)154116-38281591
StorageIO (Greg Schulz)15576-79331591
That Could Be A Problem (Kyle Ruddy)156269113311590
Settlersoman (Mariusz Kaczorek)157NEWNEW2115510
Why Is The Internet Broken? (J. Parisi)158NEWNEW361541
Northtech Consulting (Yendis Lambert)159300141261532
Robert van den Nieuwendijk's Blog160155-5291530
Virtual Valley (Mo Elamin)161NEWNEW2015310
vmPete (Pete Koehler)16268-94291530
RNelson0 (Rob Nelson)163NEWNEW241511
vElemental (Clint Kitson)16482-82321511
vTesseract (Josh Atwell)16567-98371511
vClouds (Marco Broeken)16670-96331492
Steven Kang167NEWNEW291482
Stretch Cloud (Prasenjit Sarkar)16819426261464
Virtualised Reality (Barry Coombs)1691723281466
Virtual Noob (Chad King)17020333301450
ITPath (Paolo Torresani)171NEWNEW211440
Everything Virtual (Simon Davies)1721775221436
Virtualization Software (Davis/Lowe)17399-74301431
Blog.bertello.org (Giuliano Bertello)174NEWNEW241425
Popping Clouds (Paul Fries)175NEWNEW251420
View Yonder (Steve Chambers)176162-14271420
Virtual Patel (Manish Patel)177111-66301421
Virtualization Blog (Shabbir Ahmed)178NEWNEW231426
Juanma's Blog (Juan Manuel)17926788161418
Virtualize Planet (Ricky El-Qasem)18019515301414
Arnim van Lieshout181113-68351400
CloudManiac (Roman Decker)182NEWNEW201406
Just Another IT Blog (Eduardo Meirelles)183NEWNEW191408
Rickatron Blog (Rick Vanover)18423046301390
Vroom Blog (Fouad El Akkad/Alban Lecorps)185117-68221398
Virtual Lifestyle (Joep Piscaer)186118-68301380
vBrain.info (Manfred Hofer)187139-48271375
Hu's Blog (HDS - Hu Yoshida)18823446181369
Vernak (Dan McGee)189NEWNEW231364
doOdzZZ's Notes (Abdullah Abdullah)19025767191351
Federico Cocinalli191NEWNEW291343
Stuart Radnidge19228290241330
vCloud Info (Carlo Costanzo)193165-28291331
Virt ES194NEWNEW271331
Vinf.net (Simon Gallagher)195181-14301320
VMware Videos (David Davis)19664-132321321
Educational Center (Dean Lewis)197NEWNEW211316
The Virtual Buddha (Linus Bourque)198NEWNEW291310
VirtualBoy (Aakash Jacob)199NEWNEW251303
vPirate (Abhilash HB)20081-119261305
vTagion (Brian Graf)201316115291301
Orchestrate This! (Magnus Ullberg)20223836281290
The Eager Zero (Michael Stump)20322017271290
Orchestration.io (Chris Green)204NEWNEW261280
Sysadmit (Xavier Genestos)205NEWNEW241281
VM Dude (Frederic Martin)206154-52231284
VMware Minds (Anjani Kumar)207NEWNEW221287
G-Virtu (Boris Alexis)208NEWNEW171276
Rob Steele209NEWNEW281272
Andi Mann Ð Ubergeek2102155251260
Tekhead (Alex Galbraith)21127564231262
The Data Center Overlords (Tony Bourke)212164-48221250
vSpace (Parthasarathi)213NEWNEW201254
vTricks (Patrick Schulz)21492-122341251
Filipv.net (Filip Verloy)215320105221245
Peeters Online (Hugo Peeters)21627761241240
Storagebod (Martin Glassborow)217192-25251240
Virtual Fabric (Chris Beckett)218NEWNEW251240
What Would Dan Do (Dan Brinkmann)219138-81241240
Ivo Beerens220200-20251220
Matt Vogt221175-46241221
Rickard Nobel22224119221220
All About Virtualization (Akmal Waheed)223NEWNEW271210
Pragmatic IO (Brett Sinclair)224NEWNEW211212
vExpertise (F. Lenz/M. Ewald)225NEWNEW241214
Virtual Pharaohs (Shady El-Malatawey)226NEWNEW201213
David Hill22798-129251192
DefinIT (Sam McGeown/Simon Eady)228216-12211191
Penguinpunk.net (Dan Frith)229184-45261190
The Virtual Way (Francesco Bonetti)23026838231191
GeekFluent (Dave Henry)231NEWNEW201184
Aravind Sivaraman232191-41261170
VM Admin (Andy Barnes)233190-43271170
Horizon Flux (Tim Arenz)23426430231160
Storage Gaga (Chin-Fah Heoh)235NEWNEW201160
The Foglite (E. Rowe/A. Scorsone)23628044221160
Virtualized Geek (Keith Townsend)23725114271161
The Virtualization Practice (Various)238115-123181154
Blazilla.de (Patrick Terlisten)23929253161140
Virtualization Matrix (Andreas Groth)240NEWNEW221141
VMware & Veeam Blog (Karel Novak)24187-154231144
vmdaemon (Mohammed Salem)242NEWNEW171132
Cosonok's IT Blog (David Cookson)243185-58181122
Thankfully the RAID is Gone (G. Chapman)244168-76231120
Got Dedupe? (Eric Hagstrom)245243-2181112
Virtual 10 (Manny Sidhu)246NEWNEW271110
Virtual Future (Sven Huisman)247135-112221111
The Lower Case W (Matt Liebowitz)248133-115261101
VDICloudn.nl (Arjan Timmerman)249145-104231100
Talking Tech With SHD (Scott Davis)250NEWNEW201092
The SAN Man (Archie Hendryx)251178-73231090
ThinkCloud.nl (Martijn Baecke)252246-6231070
Tim's IT Blog (Tim Smith)253222-31211072
Virtual Admin Notes (Anton Zhbankov)254188-66201060
Jose M Hernandez255NEWNEW181050
Storage Soup (Tech Target)256218-38251050
vDestination (Greg Stuart)257114-143231050
Virtual VCP (Rynardt Spies)258189-69241050
vThink (Julien Varela)259NEWNEW211050
Backup Central (W. Curtis Preston)260171-89271030
Build Virtual (Ian Walker)261NEWNEW191030
VM Today (Joshua Townsend)262236-26241031
MindJudo (Laurens van Gunst)263NEWNEW201021
vPourchet (Valentin Pourchet)26430339161022
Thinking Loud on Cloud (Samir Roshan)265NEWNEW231011
VCDX Blog (Will Huber)266242-24231010
Virtual Bits & Bytes (Niels Engelen)267183-84231010
VMware & Powershell (Greg Kulikowski)268109-159281010
Demitasse (Alastair Cooke)26993-176241000
vExperienced (Edward Grigson)27085-185221000
VSpecialist (Michael Poore)271128-143231001
Empiric Virtualization (Joel Gibson)272226-4616991
rsts11 (Robert Novak)273187-8617990
The Virtual Headline (Pete Del Rey)2743022820991
vBrainstorm (Roger Lund)2752982325990
NutzandBolts (Mark Jones)276193-8321980
The VM Guy (Dave Lawrence)277151-12623980
Virtual Management (Marco Giuricin)278266-1221960
VirtualWorldUK (Chris Bell)279NEWNEW23960
All of my Brain (Thomas Lepke)280NEWNEW24950
Everyday Virtualization (Rick Vanover)281173-10821951
Knudt Blog (Brian Knudtson)282214-6820950
Plain Virtualization (Wee Kiong Tan)283NEWNEW16953
Tecnolog’as Aplicadas (Patricio Cerda)284231-5315950
Ray On Storage (Ray Lucchesi)285144-14117940
J Metz (J Michael Metz - Cisco)286274-1218930
The Odd Angry Shot (Andrew Dauncey)287209-7818931
Virtual Insanity (S. Sauer/A. Sweemer)288146-14222930
VCritical (Eric Gray)28974-21523920
vSential (James Bowling)29075-21523920
The VDI Sage (Kenneth Slish)291NEWNEW20910
Virtual Me (Joseph Griffiths)2923061419911
vPedroArrow293NEWNEW21911
vZare (Preetam Zare)294NEWNEW16911
Random Writes (Nebojsa Ilic)295NEWNEW24900
Defined By Software (Various)296NEWNEW16881
Dmitry's PowerBlog297255-4215880
Go SDDC! (Fabio Rapposelli)298NEWNEW20880
Virtual Red-dot (Iwan Rahabok)299NEWNEW21880
Virtually Mike Brown (Mike Brown)300212-8816880
VirtuallyLG (Lorenzo Galelli)301270-3120880
VM-Ice (Larus Hjartarson)302310818880
VMware Training & Certification (S. Vessey)303130-17320880
Cloud Computing Infrastructure (B. Carter)304284-2020870
Virtual GeekCH (Various)305156-14922870
Virtually Speaking (Dan Kusnetzky)306265-4120870
vNugglets (Allen Crawford)307205-10216871
I'm all Virtual (Lior Kamrat)30884-22414860
Common Denial (Erin K. Banks)309NEWNEW16851
Everything Should Be Virtual (Larry Smith)310137-17317850
ICT-Freak.nl (Arne Fokkema)311169-14217850
Techazine (Philip Sellers)312201-11117850
Unix Arena (Lingeswaran)313225-8816850
V-Desktop (Colas Fabrice)314NEWNEW15850
VMZone (Jilesh Kacha)315NEWNEW20851
Double Cloud (Steve Jin)316239-7718840
Enterprise Admins (Brian Wuchner)317285-3217840
Virtually Prepared (Darren Woollard)318NEWNEW20841
Musings of Rodos (Rodney Haywood)319245-7423830
vConsult (Duco Jaspars)320163-15715830
Virtualization Express (Karthic Kumar)321210-11118830
vByron (Byron Schaller)322167-15519821
I'm Tellin' Ya Now! (Mike Foley)323207-11615811
Imran Qureshi324NEWNEW13803
Null Byte (Antti Hurme)325NEWNEW17800
Ather Beg's Useful Thoughts (Ather Beg)326312-1416790
DeinosCloud (Didier Pironet)327278-4917791
Uber Tech Geek (Marc Crawford)328141-18716791
vmDK (Damian Karlson)329108-22114790
Timo Sugliani330179-15118781
VCDX181 (Marc Huppert)331NEWNEW15781
VMAdmin (Fletcher Cocquyt)332260-7218780
vTerkel (Terkel Olsen)333NEWNEW18781
Amit's Technology Blog (Amit Panchal)334197-13721771
Shogan.tech (Sean Duffy)335279-5615760
The HyperAdvisor (Antone Heyward)336221-11517760
Blog.igics.com (David Pasek)337NEWNEW15750
Vdsyn (Ayan Nath)338127-21119750
Virtualization Spotlight (P. Redknap)339299-4016750
VM Spot (Matt Bradford)340NEWNEW15752
VMnick (Nick Fritsch)341211-13018750
Amitabh's Virtual World (Amitabh Dey)342170-17214740
Get Scripting343152-19116740
Koolaid.info (Jim Jomes)344NEWNEW17740
Pascal's Wereld (Pascal Heldoorn)345229-11617740
Cloud-Buddy (Bilal Hashmi)346142-20417730
Mount Virtual (Brian Trainor)347NEWNEW23730
vCrumbs (Josh Sims)348153-19513730
Virtual Wiki (Christian Wickham)349NEWNEW14730
VM/ETC (Rich Brambley)350313-3718730
Marco Pol351104-24713720
Virtual Stace (Stacy Carter)352NEWNEW18720
vLore Blog (John A. Davis)353NEWNEW19720
Blue Shift Blog (Kevin Kelling)354149-20515710
Jase's Place (Jase McCarty)355244-11119710
Keith Norbie Virtual Ideas356252-10414710
GestaltIT (Various)357213-14416700
Jameskilby.co.uk358315-4317690
Kanap.net (Fried Eva)359NEWNEW14680
Michael Ryom360166-19415682
VMware Admins (Eric Sarakaitis)361223-13818680
Stu McHugh's Virtualisation Blog362296-6612670
VirtualizeMyDC (A. Pogosyan)363228-13512673
VMpros.nl (Sander Daems)364122-24215660
vWired (Seb Hakiel)365NEWNEW14661
Show me the Hypervi$or (Matt Heldstab)366NEWNEW14650
VM Trooper (Trevor Roberts)367237-13015651
Logical Block (Ashish Palekar)368295-7311640
Rational Survivability (Christofer Hoff)369235-13410640
Blue Gears (Edward Haletky)370311-5912630
VMnerds (Jeremie Brison)371147-22414620
JBcomp (James Brown)372NEWNEW13600
Virtual Storage Speak (Rawley Burbridge)373NEWNEW13600
Eck Tech (Adam Eckerle)374293-8117580
Poshoholic (Kirk Munro)375287-8815570
The Solutions Architect (Michael Letschin)376317-5913570
vCO Flow (Simon Sparks)377161-21616570
Tim's Virtual World (Tim Patterson)378283-9511560
Virtual Potholes (AJ Kuftic)379294-8517550
David Stamen380NEWNEW14541
Virtually Everything (Phillip Jones)381281-10013540
IT Diversified (Bryan Krausen)382NEWNEW12530
VMware Trainer (Shyamlal Pushpan)383NEWNEW14530
Eprich (Paul Richards)384289-9515500
Hazenet.dk (Mads Fog Albrechtslund)385318-6711500
vWilmo (Geoff Wilmington)386232-15414500
vChallenge.me (Rogerio Goncalves)387NEWNEW10490
vNoob (Conrad Ramos)388134-25416490
Blog.shiplett.org (Jason Shiplett)389157-23213461
Virt for Service Providers (J. Dooley)390140-25013450
VMdamentals (Erik Zandboer)391258-13313450
vNelsonTX (Brian Nelson)392196-1968441
VMBulletin (Rick Schlander)393288-10513430
VMwareAndME (Santosh Suryawanshi)394160-2348410
VMwarewolf (Richard Blythe)395291-1049400
Virtually Benevolent (Michael Stanclift)396319-7710391
Virtualization Information (S. Snowden)397272-1258380
Great White Technologies (Dave Morera)398NEWNEW8370
Virtualizing the D.C. (Tony Wilburn)399309-908370
M80ARM - Virt. Warrior (M. Armstrong)400297-1037330
vReality (Tomi Hakala)401199-2029330
Virtualis.info (VR Bitman)402NEWNEW10300
Virtualization Buster (J. Franconi)403314-899290
Copy Data Tips (Jeff O'Connor)404NEWNEW6280
GeekSilver's Blog405227-17810240
ITuda (Lieven D'hoore)406308-984241
VMexplorer (Matt Mancini)407250-1574210
Jume (Bouke Groenescheij)408286-1223190
Gerbens Blog (G. Kloosterman)409182-2273180
Dervirtuellewirt (Daniel Baby)410NEWNEW7140
Gert Kjerslev411271-140690

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Here are the full category results…

Favorite Storage BlogVotes
Cormac Hogan458
Virtual Geek (Chad Sakac)218
Around the Storage Block (Calvin Zito)94
Datacenter Dude (Nick Howell)91
Steven Poitras91
My Virtual Cloud (Andre Leibovici)82
Punching Clouds (Rawlinson)79
CloudXC (Josh Odgers)69
Pure Storage Guy (Vaughn Stewart)60
The Storage Architect (Chris Evans)57
Deep Storage (Howard Marks)45
StorageIO (Greg Schulz)45
Cody Hosterman41
3PAR Dude (Richard Arnold)39
Stephen Foskett, Pack Rat36
Paul Meehan34
Glicks Gray Matter (Neil Glick)27
vClouds (Marco Broeken)26
A vTexan (Tommy Trogden)25
Virtual Valley (Mo Elamin)25
Blog.bertello.org (Giuliano Bertello)18
Pragmatic IO (Brett Sinclair)18
Todd Mace18
Vipin V.K.17
Wikibon17
doOdzZZs Notes (Abdullah Abdullah)16
Hus Blog (HDS - Hu Yoshida)16
VirtualBoy (Aakash Jacob)16
Ray On Storage (Ray Lucchesi)14
Why Is The Internet Broken? (J. Parisi)14
VI Kernel (Gareth Hogarth)13
Jases Place (Jase McCarty)12
Keith Norbie Virtual Ideas12
Ruptured Monkey (Nigel Poulton)12
Penguinpunk.net9
Logical Block (Ashish Palekar)6
None of these listed here256
Favorite Scripting BlogVotes
Virtually Ghetto (William Lam)446
LucD (Luc Dekens)206
Virtu-al (Alan Renouf)194
vCO Team118
Steven Poitras111
MyVirtuaLife.Net (Andrea Casini)67
Dmitrys PowerBlog57
vGeek (Kunal Udapi)57
Jonathan Medd55
Seans IT Blog (Sean Massey)51
Double Cloud (Steve Jin)45
Blog.bertello.org (Giuliano Bertello)41
DBigCloud (Daniel Romero Sanchez)39
That Could Be A Problem (Kyle Ruddy)35
vTagion (Brian Graf)35
Orchestrate This! (Magnus Ullberg)34
vNugglets (Allen Crawford)24
DefinIT (Sam McGeown/Simon Eady)22
Shogan.tech (Sean Duffy)21
Steven Kang21
Orchestration.io (Chris Green)16
Pragmatic IO (Brett Sinclair)16
None of these listed here417
Favorite PodcastVotes
vBrownBag (Cody Bunch)308
VMware Communities Roundtable (Various)130
Geek Whispers (Troyer/Brender/Lewis)114
Chinwag (Mike Laverick)110
Datacenter Dude (Nick Howell)102
vSoup (Dearden/Mohn)85
StorageIO (Greg Schulz)80
In Tech We Trust Podcast (Farley/Poulton/Vanover/Chapman/De Leenheer)77
vCatchup (Craig Waters)72
Veeam Community Podcast (R. Vanover)70
Get Scripting (Various)59
vChat (Siebert/Seagrave/Davis)54
Virtualization Security (Edward Haletky)50
Size Matters (Various)48
VUPaaS (Khalsa/Wahl/Atwell)46
The CloudCast (A. Delp & B. Gracely)38
None of these listed here731
Favorite New BlogVotes
vMiss (Melissa Palmer)168
VCDX133 (Rene Van Den Bedem)134
Emad Younis Blog74
CloudFix (Various)62
The Virtualist (The Virtualist team)58
3PAR Dude (Richard Arnold)49
VirtualBoy (Aakash Jacob)42
VCDX Blog (Will Huber)41
Settlersoman (Mariusz Kaczorek)40
Blog VMware (Leandro Ariel Leonhardt)38
CloudManiac (Roman Decker)36
DBigCloud (Daniel Romero Sanchez)32
Why Is The Internet Broken? (J. Parisi)32
VMware Minds (Anjani Kumar)31
Steven Kang30
vCloudnine (Patrick Terlisten)30
V-Desktop (Colas Fabrice)29
ITPath (Paolo Torresani)28
Virtual Red-dot (Iwan Rahabok)28
Virtualization Blog (Shabbir Ahmed)28
Nigel Hickey27
Imran Qureshi25
Pragmatic IO (Brett Sinclair)24
RNelson0 (Rob Nelson)24
vBuffer (Zlatko Mitev)24
vSpace (Parthasarathi)24
Route To Cloud (Roie Ben Haim)23
The VDI Sage (Kenneth Slish)23
VI Kernel (Gareth Hogarth)23
Educational Center (Dean Lewis)22
VirtualementVotre (Cedric Megroz)22
VCDX181 (Marc Huppert)18
vZare (Preetam Zare)18
Virtual Pharaohs (Shady El-Malatawey)17
VM Spot (Matt Bradford)16
IT Diversified (Bryan Krausen)14
Jose M Hernandez12
vmdaemon (Mohammed Salem)12
Blog.bertello.org (Giuliano Bertello)11
VMZone (Jilesh Kacha)11
Great White Technologies (Dave Morera)8
MindJudo (Laurens van Gunst)7
Kanap.net (Fried Eva)6
Virtualis.info (VR Bitman)6
None of these listed here728
Favorite Independent BloggerVotes
Wahl Network (Chris Wahl)234
NTPro.nl (Eric Sloof)137
LucD (Luc Dekens)68
VMGuru (Various)62
ESX Virtualization (Vladan Seget)59
VCDX133 (Rene Van Den Bedem)58
vNinja (Christian Mohn)52
SnowVM Bog (Rene Bos)47
The IT Hollow (Eric Shanks)42
Seans IT Blog (Sean Massey)39
StorageIO (Greg Schulz)37
vInfrastructure Blog (Andrew Mauro)37
3PAR Dude (Richard Arnold)36
CloudFix (Various)36
Settlersoman (Mariusz Kaczorek)35
MyVirtuaLife.Net (Andrea Casini)32
DBigCloud (Daniel Romero Sanchez)31
Viktorious.nl (Viktor van den Berg)28
VMFocus (Craig Kilborn)28
Virtualization is Life! (Anthony Spiteri)27
VMware Front Experience (A. Peetz)27
vGeek (Kunal Udapi)26
Virtual Valley (Mo Elamin)25
mwpreston dot net (Mike Preston)24
Come Lo Feci (Pietro Aiolfi)22
Perfect Cloud (Rasmus Haslund)22
Running-System (Andreas Lesslhumer)22
The Saffa Geek (Gregg Robertson)22
Virtual Langer (Jason Langer)21
WoodITWork (Julian Wood)21
Vroom Blog (Fouad El Akkad/Alban Lecorps)19
NoLabNoParty (Paolo Valsecchi)18
VirtualementVotre (Cedric Megroz)18
Mike Tabor17
vClouds (Marco Broeken)17
RNelson0 (Rob Nelson)16
Educational Center (Dean Lewis)15
Tims IT Blog (Tim Smith)15
Virtually Mike Brown (Mike Brown)15
That Could Be A Problem (Kyle Ruddy)14
Virtualize Planet (Ricky El-Qasem)14
All About Virtualization (Akmal Waheed)13
VMware & Veeam Blog (Karel Novak)12
Penguinpunk.net11
vCloudnine (Patrick Terlisten)11
Everything Should Be Virtual (Larry Smith)10
Pragmatic IO (Brett Sinclair)10
V-Desktop (Colas Fabrice)10
The VDI Sage (Kenneth Slish)9
Amits Technology Blog (Amit Panchal)8
Imran Qureshi8
VI Kernel (Gareth Hogarth)8
Ather Begs Useful Thoughts (Ather Beg)7
DefinIT (Sam McGeown/Simon Eady)7
doOdzZZs Notes7
IT Diversified (Bryan Krausen)7
Uber Tech Geek (Marc Crawford)7
VM Spot (Matt Bradford)7
Blog.bertello.org (Giuliano Bertello)6
Pascals Wereld (Pascal Heldoorn)6
vExpertise (F. Lenz/M. Ewald)6
Virtual Pharaohs (Shady El-Malatawey)6
Virtualization Blog (Shabbir Ahmed)6
Show me the Hypervi$or (Matt Heldstab)5
VirtualWorldUK (Chris Bell)5
Virtual Me (Joseph Griffiths)4
VirtualizeMyDC (A. Pogosyan)4
Great White Technologies (Dave Morera)3
Michael Ryom3
Northtech Consulting (Yendis Lambert)3
MindJudo (Laurens van Gunst)2
None of these listed here448
Favorite VDI BlogVotes
Brian Madden288
My Virtual Cloud (Andre Leibovici)280
IT Blood Pressure (Dwayne Lessner)127
Ray Heffer87
Virtualize Tips (Brian Suhr)87
Seans IT Blog (Sean Massey)70
V-Desktop (Colas Fabrice)69
My Virtual Vision (Kees Baggerman)64
The VDI Sage (Kenneth Slish)61
MyVirtuaLife.Net (Andrea Casini)58
Imran Qureshi53
Glicks Gray Matter (Neil Glick)49
Virtualize Planet (Ricky El-Qasem)47
Horizon Flux (Tim Arenz)43
Virtual Fabric (Chris Beckett)40
Blog.bertello.org (Giuliano Bertello)34
Come Lo Feci (Pietro Aiolfi)30
doOdzZZs Notes30
Nigel Hickey28
ITuda (Lieven D'hoore)24
None of these listed here629
Favorite News/Information WebsiteVotes
The Register (Various)413
vSphere-land (Eric Siebert)260
Petri IT Knowledgebase (Various)165
CRN (Various)116
Virtualization.Info (Various)104
VM Blog (David Marshall)98
Wikibon95
Tech Targets SearchVMware85
InfoWorld (Various)80
Virtualization Admin (Various)74
Network World (Various)62
Cloud Cow (Various)57
Virtualization Review (Various)50
The Virtualization Practice (Various)48
None of these listed here484

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  1. Chris

    Nice work, but how are the points calculated? From the table, there are 1923 total Votes (#1 Votes, assuming everyone has a #1). Also everyone is worh 55 points (10+9+…+1=55). 1923*55 is 105765, but there are 115952 points in the table. Where do that points came from?

  2. esiebert7625

    Some suspicious votes get tossed which impacts the point totals from adding up perfectly

  3. Abas

    Great list. Thanks for taking the time digging into the internet and bringing such useful and organized information.

    Yes, I do like to know your scoring process.

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