VMworld 2018 US Solutions Exchange - vendor visit videos

Laptop editing and hotel WiFi weren't exactly great for 4K video production and uploading, but I hope you find that the hardware close-ups were worth the wait! VMworld attendee Dennis Lewis from Vox Mobile earns some smiles, thanks to his mad handstand skills. Video Index Click or Tap the company…

Aug 28 2018

TinkerTry Demo at VMworld 2018 US! "See VMware vSphere 6.7 fly on Intel Xeon D with NVMe SSDs [VMTN12504U]" Wed Aug 29 1pm-5pm VMTN Blogger Table at VMvillage

Back in June, I excitedly announced I'm going to VMworld 2018 US, my 7th time attending, and I get to present! My presentation as a VMware employee had been accepted, but my proposal to present at the #vBrownBag was pending, and I didn't really know for sure if an invite from Community Leaders…

Aug 23 2018

Hands-on GIGABYTE Server MB51-PS0 motherboard featuring 4 core Intel Xeon D-2123IT: unboxing in 4K

Ever since writing my first Xeon D-2100 hands-on article, which was a world-first-look actually: Hands-on the new Supermicro SuperServer SYS-E300-9D featuring 4 core Intel Xeon D-2123IT: testing and analysis May 24 2018 I've been a bit disappointed with how that all went down. First, there was…

Aug 20 2018

Intel Xeon D is a rather versatile platform, have a look!

Please note that despite the 2017 URL for this article, I have added more Xeon D-1500 systems to this list in 2018. In case you were wondering who makes Intel Xeon D based systems, wonder no more! Supermicro still has the most SKUs, but wow, what a diverse product line has sprung up in the roughly…

Jun 4 2017

Superguide: Z68 Sandybridge Motherboard VT-d Test Matrix: Which Mobo/CPU combo works with VMware ESXi 4.1U1 VMDirectPath feature?

I’ve tested 4 brands of Z68 motherboards out, and the results are in, certain ASRock and MSI Z68 Motherboards can do VMDirectPath! I tested these 4 mid price point boards myself while building vZilla and each cost somewhere between $170-$230. As of July 14, 2011, using the BIOS version listed in…

Jul 14 2011