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VMworld 2008: a Veritable Verdant Venture (Green)

VMWORLD 2008: A VERITABLE VERDANT VENTURE “Green, that’s what it’s all about,” Larry says as he shows me the eco bag that TIG is handing out at the VMworld 2008 show. Many of the booths say “Green IT” right on their signs. Virtualization can contribute to Energy Efficient IT in a number of ways, not…

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VMworld 2008: Day 1 Keynote

VMWORLD 2008: DAY 1 KEYNOTE Following yesterday’s opening event, both the Technology Exchange and Partner Day, the conference started in earnest today with a keynote by Paul Maritz, VMware President and CEO. Paul is quite an articulate speaker, sounding both like a savvy businessman and an erudite professor. For many, his accent is difficult to…

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VMworld in Vegas

VMWORLD IN VEGAS This year’s VMworld, at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas September 15-18 looks to be the place where all things virtual will occur. Last year’s event in San Francisco attracted 10,000 attendees, this year’s conference in Las Vegas expects 14,000. The VMworld.com website is using Jive Software’s Clearspace social networking platform —…

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EMC World: Day 3 Recap

EMC WORLD: DAY 3 RECAP
Q: How can you tell a conference is a technical conference?
A: When the ratio of PDAs to attendee approaches 2 to 1.
The amount of IM, Twitter, SMS, email, and phone calls was amazing. All kinds of devices: iPhones, Qs, Nokias, and of course Blackberries. Lots of people doing the “Blackberry Prayer” […]

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EMC World: Day 3 Recap

EMC WORLD: DAY 3 RECAP Q: How can you tell a conference is a technical conference? A: When the ratio of PDAs to attendee approaches 2 to 1. The amount of IM, Twitter, SMS, email, and phone calls was amazing. All kinds of devices: iPhones, Qs, Nokias, and of course Blackberries. Lots of people doing…

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EMC World: Day 2 Recap

EMC WORLD: DAY 2 RECAP
EMC World, in its 2nd day in Las Vegas, is by and for engineers. While there are more suits present than in previous years, nevertheless most of the presenters are usually not polished marketing presenters but often the software developer who wrote the code for the product. This provides a level […]

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EMC World: Day 2 Recap

EMC WORLD: DAY 2 RECAP EMC World, in its 2nd day in Las Vegas, is by and for engineers. While there are more suits present than in previous years, nevertheless most of the presenters are usually not polished marketing presenters but often the software developer who wrote the code for the product. This provides a…

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EMC World: Day 1 Recap

EMC WORLD: DAY 1 RECAP
A full and rich day in the “city by the sand” Las Vegas. I attended a variety of talks during the day, but the best was:

Virtualization Technology and Directions offered by David Black, PhD of EMC. He covered a discussion of a variety of virtualization techniques, but spent most of his […]

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EMC World: Day 1 Recap

EMC WORLD: DAY 1 RECAP A full and rich day in the “city by the sand” Las Vegas. I attended a variety of talks during the day, but the best was: Virtualization Technology and Directions offered by David Black, PhD of EMC. He covered a discussion of a variety of virtualization techniques, but spent most…

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