Category Archives: VMware

EMC World 2013 – Best one yet?

I’ve spent the last week in Vegas, meeting incredible people and learning a lot at this year’s amazing EMC World. Amazing, just like every year, but always a bit different. Time for an EMC World 2013 wrap-up don’t you think? … Continue reading

Posted in Automation, Big Data, EMC, EMC World, IT Transformation, News, Pivotal, Social Media, VMware | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

EMC ViPR give your SDDC superpowers

Its no news that IT operations are transforming with the help of software. VMware talk about the Software Defined Datacenter and how everything is becoming Software Defined. What do this mean in a storage context and how does EMC ViPR … Continue reading

Posted in Automation, vCenter, vCenter Orchestrator, vSphere5 | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Going to VMworld 2013? Purevirtual´s session covering vCO, Razor and Software Defined Storage could be for you

This years voting for sessions at VMworld 2013 have just begun and as lots of other people, Purevirtual also have a session proposal. Together with products from VMware, vCO and vSphere we will will walk you through how vCO can … Continue reading

Posted in Razor, VMworld | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Summary of Cisco Live UK 2013 through the eyes of a vSpecialist

Hats off to Cisco for a great event last week, very well executed! I was lucky enough to be a part of this year’s event, and was there in the role of an “Expert Roamer” which meant I should pick … Continue reading

Posted in Automation, Big Data, Cisco, Converged Infrastructure, EMC, IT Transformation, Puppet, VCE, VMware, VPLEX, VSPEX | 1 Comment

Exploring vCO and REST APIs

Lets talk about vCenter Orchestrator and how to use it to drive other products or solutions that have a rest based API. During my journey learning about vCO I had to communicate with an external REST API. Specifically an element … Continue reading

Posted in Automation, Unified Storage, vCenter Orchestrator | 2 Comments

VMworld Europe 2012 post-event wrapup

Last week over 8000 registered attendees enjoyed the warmth of Barcelona, delicious tapas and an amazing VMworld. Were you there? If you were, then you might remember some of the things below. If you weren’t, continue reading to get more … Continue reading

Posted in Automation, EMC, IT Transformation, Puppet, Razor, VMware, VMworld | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

VMworld Barcelona recommended sessions – Thursday

I hope you all had a blast at the Pixel-perfect VMworld Party yesterday, and that you’re not too tired today to attend the last day of VMworld Europe 2012. Let’s make the best of it, attend a few sessions and … Continue reading

Posted in Automation, EMC, IT Transformation, News, Puppet, VMware, VMworld | Leave a comment

VMworld Barcelona recommended agenda – Wednesday

Hope all of you enjoyed the start of VMworld yesterday, and that you’re ready for another full day of awesome sessions, exhibitions and labs! Not sure which sessions to focus on today? I’m sure you will find at least one … Continue reading

Posted in EMC, How to, Installation, IT Transformation, News, VMware, VMworld | Leave a comment

VMworld Barcelona recommended agenda – Tuesday

Want to know which sessions to attend today? Have a look at the following agenda, I’m sure you’ll find at least one session that you’d like to see. Also, swing by the EMC Interactive Demos right by the lunch entrance, … Continue reading

Posted in EMC, IT Transformation, VMware, VMworld | Leave a comment

Automating lighttpd installations with Puppet – Part 3

If you’ve followed through the two earlier parts found here and here, you should now have a basic installation of lighttpd installed on your node, together with a nice small Puppet module that you’ve created yourself on your Puppet master. … Continue reading

Posted in Automation, How to, Installation, IT Transformation, Puppet, VMware | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment