How To Install CentOS 6.3 KVM on vSphere 5.1

In the course of building my lab for my Nicira NVP role, I needed to install various hypervisors, in particular Linux KVM so I could install and test the Nicira NVP setup.  Of course I did not want to do this on bare metal and I have no intention of trying to set up OpenStack or CloudStack just yet, I can make ... Read More »

The Start Of My New Job Role At VMware – Nicira

Wait……What……Say That Again Colotti?  Yes, you heard it right I am not joking.  After VMworld US 2012 I decided to take on a role that has some incredible potential to be bleeding edge.  After the past couple years doing vCloud and helping folks with everything vCloud, it seemed time for a change.  I was presented the chance to be part ... Read More »

VMworld 2012 Day 1 Recap

VMworld 2012 Day 1 for me I knew was going to be the busiest day by far of all the days.  I had three speaking sessions along with the general hallway madness of drive by conversations.  Prior to VMworld Day 1 I made sure to take in a little time for myself just because I knew it was going to ... Read More »

How to Build a vCloud vApp DMZ

Okay I admit sometimes I spend too many late nights coming up with some goofy ideas.  However this one actually panned out as a real work vCloud Director Networking example you can use to see how flexible vCloud Director Networking could be.  The idea started from me wanting to rebuild by WordPress installation from a single server stack to a ... Read More »

VMware Fusion 5 Now Available!

Well if you are like me and just got your wife a new Retina Macbook….you are one happy camper!  Log into the VMware site today and you will see that VMware Fusion 5 is now available!  This release of VMware Fusion has a whole host of new features OS X Mountain Lion with notification center, AirPlay mirroring and Launchpad search ... Read More »

VMworld 2012 Meet The Experts Program

Just like last year VMworld 2012 will have the Meet the Experts program in full swing.  However it has changed a bit for VMworld 2012 so you may want to get the information from the VMworld website.  The program basically consists of the Meet the Experts Reception on Monday Night at 5:00 in the Meet the Experts Lounge located in Moscone ... Read More »

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