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vCloud Resource Management – Reservation Pool

A couple of weeks ago I posted some information on how the vCloud Allocation Pool Model manages resources with Elastic vDC is not enabled as well as when Elastic vDC is enabled.  This is the follow-up post to run through the same scenario except using the Reservation Pool model.  The reason I wanted to do this is that I feel the reservation ... Read More »

What Makes A Cloud A Hybrid Cloud?

Something I noticed I was talking bout a lot last week at VMworld was the concept of what makes VMware vCloud Hybrid Cloud Service, really a “hybrid cloud”.  The funny thing is I asked The Google and TheHostingNews.com has some interesting cloud terms, but I pulled this one quote. Hybrid Cloud – In some situations, the customer may need both ... Read More »

VMworld 2013 Reflection

I will say that VMworld is bar far two of the busiest weeks of my year while working at VMware.  This year has been no exception to that.  Since joining Technical Marketing, it got even busier for me but I love the interaction and personally I love presenting to all the attendees.  I wanted to thank all of you that ... Read More »

vCloud Resource Management – Allocation Pool WITH Elastic vDC

A couple of days ago I posted some information on how the vCloud Allocation Pool Model manages resources with Elastic vDC is not enabled.  This is the follow-up post to run through the same scenario except enabling the Elastic vDC Option.  When you do this some things change.  I will try to use the same basic example setup so we ... Read More »

New Promotion

So this actually came as a total surprise to me that I have officially been promoted to Sr. Product Line Technical Marketing Manager.  Okay, so what does that mean?  Well first I need to explain my last six years here at VMware since 99% of it was spent in the field in some capacity.  Since joining in 2007 I have ... Read More »

vCloud Resource Management – Allocation Pool Without Elastic vDC

Many service providers have been deploying their services using vCloud Director of the past couple years.  Of the various models I have seen the Allocation Pool used most often, but there is two ways it can be configured and each way changes the way your virtual machine resources are handled.  With vCloud Director 5.1 you have the option of enabling ... Read More »

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