Tag Archive: VMworld 2008


May 11 2009

New V-words and Feature Links

Virtual Datacenter OS from VMware – http://www.vmware.com/technology/virtual-datacenter-os/
VMware’s Virtual Data Center OS – http://blog.scottlowe.org/2008/09/15/vmwares-virtual-datacenter-os/
VMware Announces the Next Generation of Virtualization – the Virtual Datacenter Operating System (VDC-OS) – http://vmblog.com/archive/2008/09/15/vmware-announces-the-next-generation-of-virtualization-the-virtual-datacenter-operating-system-vdc-os.aspx
Follow-up on the VDC-OS announcement – http://blog.scottlowe.org/2008/09/15/follow-up-on-the-vdc-os-announcement/
VMworld announcements: the Virtual Datacenter OS and the VMware Ready ecosystem – http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2008/09/vmworld-announc.html
Introducing Virtual Data Center OS (VDC-OS) – http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/virtualization-pro/introducing-virtual-datacenter-os-vdc-os/
The Virtual Infrastructure Evolves Into The Virtual Datacenter OS – http://virtualization.com/guides/2008/09/16/the-virtual-infrastructure-evolves-into-the-virtual-datacenter-os/
VMware proposes a new kind of OS – http://weblog.infoworld.com/fatalexception/archives/2008/09/vmware_proposes.html
VMware’s vCloud Iniatives – The vision for the next 10 years – http://vmetc.com/2008/09/16/vmwares-vcloud-iniatives-the-vision-for-the-next-10-years/
New VMware CEO makes the desktop a core focus for the company, with SIX desktop announcements at VMworld – http://www.brianmadden.com/blog/BrianMadden/New-VMware-CEO-makes-the-desktop-a-core-focus-for-the-company-with-SIX-desktop-announcements-at-VMworld
vCenter – http://www.yellow-bricks.com/2008/09/15/vcenter/
An early analysis of VMware vCloud and VDC-OS – http://fountnhead.blogspot.com/2008/09/early-biased-analysis-of-vmware-vcloud.html
Virtualization Is Dead, Long Live Cloud Computing – http://www.cio.com/article/449665/Virtualization_Is_Dead_Long_Live_Cloud_Computing
vClient Initiative – http://communities.vmware.com/blogs/virtualdesktop/2008/09/16/vclient-initiative
So What Does vStorage Really Mean? – http://virtualgeek.typepad.com/virtual_geek/2008/09/so-what-does-vs.html
VMware’s First Announcement – http://www.yellow-bricks.com/2008/09/15/vmwares-first-announcements/
Expand Virtual Desktops with VMware View – http://www.yellow-bricks.com/2008/09/16/expand-virtual-desktops-with-vmware-view/
New VMware VDI features enable VMware View – http://vmetc.com/2008/09/16/new-vmware-vdi-features-enable-vmware-view/
VMware View enables new vision of VDI with a Universal Client – http://vmetc.com/2008/09/16/vmware-view-enables-new-vision-of-vdi-with-a-universal-client/
VMworld 2008 – New Feature: Fault Tolerant – http://virtualfuture.info/2008/09/vmworld-2008-new-feature-fault-tolerant/
Marathon and VMware FT – http://mikedatl.typepad.com/mikedvirtualization/2008/09/marathon-and-vm.html
VMWorld 2008: “Introducing Cisco’s Virtual Switch for VMware ESX” – http://rationalsecurity.typepad.com/blog/2008/09/vmworld-2008-introducing-ciscos-virtual-switch-for-vmware-esx.html
VMWorld 2008: Forecast For VMware? Cloudy…Weep For Security? – http://rationalsecurity.typepad.com/blog/2008/09/vmworld-2008-forecast-for-vmware-cloudyvirtual-datacenter-os.html
Cisco releases Nexus 1000V virtual switch for VMware – http://www.colinmcnamara.com/2008/09/16/cisco-releases-nexus-1000v-virtual-switch-for-vmware
September 16: A big day for virtual networking – http://blogs.vmware.com/networking/2008/09/september-16-a.html
Prize of VMworld Announcements Isn’t a Virtual Data Center; It’s Better Plumbing – http://www.cio.com/article/450200/Prize_of_VMworld_Announcements_Isn_t_a_Virtual_Data_Center_It_s_Better_Plumbing
VMworld 2008 – VDM 3.0 to be released this year – http://virtualfuture.info/2008/09/vmworld-2008-vmd-30-to-be-released-this-year/
VMworld 2008 – Great news on ESX 4.0 – http://virtualfuture.info/2008/09/vmworld-2008-great-news-on-esx-40/

May 11 2009

Day 4 (Thursday) Links

VMware Keynote – Automating DR with VMware SRM – http://blog.scottlowe.org/2008/09/18/vmware-keynote-automating-dr-with-vmware-srm/
As the VMworld Turns (D-Day + 2 and 3) – http://www.virtual-strategy.com/VMworld-Blogs/As-the-VMworld-Turns-D-Day-+-2-and-3.html
My VMworld Journal: Days 3-5 (Tuesday – Thursday) – So much to do, so little time – http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/virtualization-pro/my-vmworld-journal-days-3-5-tuesday-thursday-%E2%80%93-so-much-to-do-so-little-time/
VMworld 2008 bag of swag video – http://searchvmware.techtarget.com/video/0,297151,sid179_gci1331842,00.html
Eric Sloof is signing off – http://www.ntpro.nl/blog/archives/664-Eric-Sloof-is-signing-off.html
VMworld Review – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXrIV6w62LM

May 11 2009

VMworld Party Links

We partied like race car drivers – http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2008/09/we-partied-like.html
Danica Patrick pictures from Vmworld 2008 party – http://baep.printroom.com/ViewGallery.asp?shopperid=FKPA5V6BBEU39JG3EA8MSS3XWJ7F1K10&userid=dcody&gallery_id=1275673
VMworld Party Las Vegas Motor Speedway Video – http://www.ntpro.nl/blog/archives/660-VMworld-Party-Las-Vegas-Motor-Speedway-Video.html
VMworld 2008 Party – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DcGI4DC1Es
DJ Ravi Drums vs. Nerds with glow sticks – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7t5M1ukvFY
Tainted Love at VMworld 2008 Party – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Kq-LoP_dro
VMworld Las Vegas Motor Speedway Party – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rt2q70uqs5A
Riding Around Las Vegas Motor Speedway – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3HMKVOvT2M
VMWorld 2008 Party – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hlxmh7A86_E
Tainted Love at vmworld 2008 – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXlrV15x77c

May 11 2009

Day 3 (Wednesday) Links

More VMworld Weds & Thurs linkage – http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2008/09/more-vmworld-we.html
VMworld Live podcasts – http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2008/09/vmworld-live-po.html
Designing the Next Generation Data Center #KN EMC – http://vmetc.com/2008/09/17/designing-the-next-generation-data-center-kn-emc/
As the VMworld Turns (D-Day + 1) – http://www.virtual-strategy.com/VMworld-Blogs/As-the-VMworld-Turns-D-Day-+-1.html
Book Signing at VMworld 2008 – http://www.virtual-strategy.com/VMworld-2008-Coverage-Center/Book-Signing-at-VMworld-2008.html
VMTN Community Experts Video – http://www.ntpro.nl/blog/archives/657-VMTN-Community-Experts-Video.html

May 11 2009

Day 3 (Wednesday) Keynote Links

Keynote Webcasts – http://www.vmware.com/go/vmworld2008-webcast
Wednesday keynote with Steve Herrod – http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2008/09/wednesday-keyno.html
At CTO keynote, VMworld crowd starts to understand vClient – http://servervirtualization.blogs.techtarget.com/2008/09/17/at-cto-keynote-vmworld-crowd-starts-to-understand-vclient/
Notes From the Keynote – http://virtualizationreview.com/blogs/weblog.aspx?blog=2771
VMworld – Dr. Stephen Herrod’s keynote – http://blogs.zdnet.com/virtualization/?p=545
VMworld 2008 Day 2 Keynote – http://blog.scottlowe.org/2008/09/17/vmworld-2008-day-2-keynote/
VMworld 2008 – VMware CTO Dr. Stephen Herrod Keynote liveblog – http://virtualization.com/news/2008/09/17/vmworld-2008-vmware-cto-dr.-stephen-herrod-keynote-liveblog/
VMworld 2008 General Session Day 2 – http://vmetc.com/2008/09/17/vmworld-2008-general-session-day-2/
VMworld 2008 – Wednesday general session – http://virtualfuture.info/2008/09/vmworld-2008-wednesday-general-session/
VMworld 2008 Day 2 General Session – http://lonesysadmin.net/2008/09/17/vmworld-2008-day-2-general-session/
Live from VMworld 2008: Day 2 – VMware Keynote – http://www.virtualization.info/2008/09/live-from-vmworld-2008-day-2-vmware.html
VMworld Opening Video Day 3 – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hG9dqRZsx8

May 11 2009

Day 2 (Tuesday) Links

Tuesday afternoon at VMworld – http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2008/09/tuesday-after-1.html
Tuesday night linkage at VMworld – http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2008/09/tuesday-night-l.html
VMWorld 2008 Day 2 – The Virtual Datacenter, Desktop and the Cloud – http://www.systemcenterforum.org/vmworld-2008-day-2-the-virtual-datacenter-desktop-and-the-cloud/
VMworld Wrap: Day 2 – http://virtualizationreview.com/blogs/weblog.aspx?blog=2778
VMworld 2008: Day 2 Review – Virtually Anything is Possible – http://techtrends.billpetro.com/2008/09/17/vmworld-2008-day-2-review-virtually-anything-is-possible/
Another day – http://www.yellow-bricks.com/2008/09/17/another-day/
More VMworld 2008 Day 2 Coverage – http://blog.scottlowe.org/2008/09/17/more-vmworld-2008-day-2-coverage/
As the VMworld Turns (D-Day) – http://www.virtual-strategy.com/VMworld-Blogs/As-the-VMworld-Turns-D-Day.html
Live from VMworld 2008: Day 1 – Cisco Keynote – http://www.virtualization.info/2008/09/live-from-vmworld-2008-day-1-cisco.html
Question and Answer Session with Paul Maritz – http://www.ntpro.nl/blog/archives/649-VMworld-2008-Question-and-Answer-Session-with-Paul-Maritz.html
Q&A with Paul Maritz – http://vmetc.com/2008/09/16/qa-with-paul-maritz/
Notes From Q and A Session with Paul Maritz – http://www.vmworld.com/vmworld/blogs/todd_muirhead/2008/09/16/notes-from-q-and-a-session-with-paul-maritz
Cisco VMWorld Announcements 2008 – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6ax9bJarGo
ClusterFunk “Too Hard To Handle” – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kqbDEWkEeE

May 11 2009

Day 2 (Tuesday) Keynote Links

Keynote Webcasts – http://www.vmware.com/go/vmworld2008-webcast
Tuesday Keynote – Paul Maritz – Will it be moist and chewy? – http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2008/09/tuesday-keynote.html
VMworld 2008 Tuesday Opening Keynote – http://vmetc.com/2008/09/16/vmworld-2008-tuesday-opening-keynote/
VMworld 2008 Keynote – http://www.vmhero.com/2008/09/16/vmworld-2008-keynote-address/
VMworld 2008 – VMware CEO Paul Maritz Keynote Live blog – http://virtualization.com/events/2008/09/16/vmworld-2008-keynote-liveblog/
VMworld 2008 Day 1 Keynote – http://blog.scottlowe.org/2008/09/16/vmworld-2008-day-1-keynote/
VMworld 2008: Day 1 Keynote – http://techtrends.billpetro.com/2008/09/16/vmworld-2008-day-1-keynote/
Live from VMworld 2008: Day 1 – VMware Keynote – http://www.virtualization.info/2008/09/live-from-vmworld-2008-day-1.html
What VMware’s Maritz Did Not Say – http://virtualizationreview.com/blogs/weblog.aspx?blog=2762
Maritz: VMware’s Virtual DataCenter OS, VMware View is better next gen operating system than Windows and Hyper-V – http://blogs.zdnet.com/virtualization/?p=542
Day one of VMworld 2008 and the debut of Paul Maritz – http://weblog.infoworld.com/virtualization/archives/2008/09/day_one_of_vmwo.html
VMworld 2008 Keynote – http://lonesysadmin.net/2008/09/16/vmworld-2008-keynote/
VMworld Keynote updates – http://www.brianmadden.com/blog/MichaelKeen/VMWorld-Keynote-coming-soon

May 11 2009

Day 1 (Monday) Links

VMworld announcements: the Virtual Datacenter OS and the VMware Ready ecosystem – http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2008/09/vmworld-announc.html
VMworld Monday grab-bag – http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2008/09/vmworld-monday.html
VMworld 2008 Monday last call – http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2008/09/vmworld-2008-mo.html
VMworld 2008: Looking Back At Day 1 – http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/virtualization-pro/vmworld-2008-looking-back-at-day-1/
My VMworld Journal: Monday – Waiting for the big show – http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/virtualization-pro/my-vmworld-journal-monday-waiting-for-the-big-show/
The future of Enterprise Virtualization from VMWorld 2008 – Day 1 (Monday) – http://www.systemcenterforum.org/the-future-of-enterprise-virtualization-from-vmworld-2008-day-1-monday/
Wrapping VMworld, Day 1 – http://virtualizationreview.com/blogs/weblog.aspx?blog=2765
As the VMworld Turns (T Minus 1 day) – http://www.virtual-strategy.com/VMworld-Blogs/As-the-VMworld-Turns-T-Minus-1-day.html
Paul Maritz Kicks Off The VMware Partner Day – http://www.ntpro.nl/blog/archives/642-VMworld-2008-Paul-Maritz-Kicks-Off-The-VMware-Partner-Day.html
Solutions Exchange welcome reception – http://www.ntpro.nl/blog/archives/643-Solutions-Exchange-welcome-reception.html

May 11 2009

Pre-conference Links

My VMworld Journal: (Sunday) – Welcome to VMworld – http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/virtualization-pro/my-vmworld-journal-day-1-sunday-welcome-to-vmworld/
Blogging at VMworld? – http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2008/09/blogging-at-vmw.html
Here come the virtual crowds: early pictures of VMworld 2008 – http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2008/09/here-come-the-v.html
Do-it-yourself VMworld blogging – http://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2008/09/do-it-yourself.html
As the VMworld Turns – http://www.virtual-strategy.com/VMworld-2008-Coverage-Center/As-the-VMworld-Turns.html
As the VMworld Turns (T Minus 2 days) – http://www.virtual-strategy.com/VMworld-2008-Coverage-Center/As-the-VMworld-Turns-T-Minus-2-days.html
VMware readies for CEO Maritz’s public debut – http://www.networkworld.com/news/2008/091108-vmware.html
VMworld 2008: VideoBlog #1: Mike’s shows off room, and fancy new guitar – http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk/?p=595
VMworld 2008: First video footage – http://www.ntpro.nl/blog/archives/638-VMworld-2008-First-video-footage.html
I picked up my VMworld badge – http://www.ntpro.nl/blog/archives/640-I-Picked-Up-My-VMworld-2008-Badge.html
Sneak Preview on VMworld 2008 and its artwork – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXApsDrFpbM
Vizion Las Vegas – Vizioncore Partner Reception ’08 – http://www.ntpro.nl/blog/archives/639-Vizion-Las-Vegas-Vizioncore-Partner-Reception-08.html
Vizioncore VMWorld 2008 Partner Reception video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frkfLjzgaVc
Palazzo Room at VMWorld – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGOTH4sUe_Q
VMworld Las Vegas 2008 Trailer – http://blip.tv/file/764022/

Oct 12 2008

Top 10 things you must read about VMworld 2008

  1. Day 1 (Tuesday) Paul Maritz Keynote also here and here – Several links from the Day 1 keynote including the official webcast and live blogging with commentary. This keynote introduced some of the new concepts and products that Vmware has planned for the future.
  2. Day 2 (Wednesday) Stephen Herrod Keynote also here and here – Several links from the Day 2 keynote including the official webcast and live blogging with commentary. This keynote was much more technical then the previous days keynote and contained many details on upcoming features in VMware products.
  3. Virtual Data Center OS also here and here – Several links on the new VDC-OS concept that VMware introduced at VMworld including the official VMware page that describes the many new components included in it.
  4. Cisco Nexus 1000V vSwitch also here – The long awaited Cisco vSwitch was announced at VMworld, these links describe its features and technical specifications.
  5. Virtualization.info wrap-up also Part 2 and Part 3 – Great conference wrap-up coverage from Alessandro at Virtualization.info providing information and commentary on the events, products and announcements at the show.
  6. Tech Target coverage – Tech Target provided many good blog posts, news reports, videos and more at VMworld, this link is to the page that contains all the links to their coverage.
  7. Best of VMworld 2008 awards announced – The Best of VMworld awards showcased many great products at VMworld, this link details all the winners and finalists in a multitude of categories.
  8. Brian Madden’s roundup of the desktop/application vendors at VMworld 2008 also Part 2 and Part 3 – Brian Madden’s great coverage of some of the many vendors that displayed their products in the Solutions Exchange at VMworld.
  9. New feature demonstration videos: VMware DVS (Distributed vSwitch) demo video, VMware FT (Fault Tolerance) demo video,   VMware VirtualCenter Host Profiles demo video and VMware Storage vMotion demo video – Demonstration videos for some of the exciting new features that are planned for the next major release of ESX.
  10. VMworld 2008 – EMC Wrap-up – Part I – Chad Sakac’s wrap-up summary of VMworld including summaries and links to the many session presentations provided by EMC.