TinkerTry.com will be at VMworld 2015, see you there?

Back in April 2015, I had no idea whether my CFP (Call For Papers) submissions would be accepted, or if I'd find a way to get to VMworld to deliver the presentation(s). I applied for a blogger pass on faith, hoping that somehow the stars would align in time. I know, I know, you're not supposed to…

Jun 5 2015

Help shape VMworld 2015 by casting your votes for presentation ideas by May 26th (or May 27th!)

If you're planning to get to VMworld 2015 this year, please consider checking out the massive list of possible topics that the recent call for papers generated. Take a moment to give a thumbs up for the proposals that appeal to you. Here's VMware's recent blog post about the voting, and here's the…

May 20 2015

vSphere 6 features previewed at VMworld 2014, including much better vSphere Web Client performance

Great video below from Eric Sloof's interview with VMware's Mike Foley at VMworld last week. Yes, the same Mike I've had the opportunity to hang out with twice now, at two different VMUGs, see our recent trip to New York City's New York Times building here. I like that he was rather loose lipped…

Sep 4 2014

Highlights of VMworld 2014, for those not able to be there

I wasn't able to get to VMworld 2014 myself. Naturally, I'm going to try to attend some of the general sessions, virtually. Thought it might be helpful to share key sites you might also be interested in. As the week goes on, I'll update this article with any new links of interest. VMworld 2014…

Aug 25 2014

VMworld 2012: my schedule

So, I'm taking off in about 36 hours, very excited about this trip! Send me an email if you'll also be there! They'll be a lot to soak in. Also very fortunate to have the opportunity to make the trip across the Golden Gate Bridge this Sunday, to see Leo Laporte's Brick House in nearby Petaluma, CA,…

Aug 23 2012

Shared-Nothing Live Migration arriving with vSphere 5.1, to be unveiled at VMworld 2012 the week of August 26th

Like many of you, I've been eagerly awaiting the release of vSphere/ESXi 5.1 for a variety of reasons. I've also adjusted my VMworld 2012 schedule accordingly, to be sure to confirm sessions VSP1549 AND BCO1757 mentioned at VMware vSphere 5.1 to include shared-nothing live migration. So glad I'll…

Jul 28 2012

VMworld 2012 presentation proposals include "Build Your Own VMware vSphere Home Lab Using Commodity Hardware" (cast your vote by June 8th)

Before voting closes on June 8th, please consider the sessions you'd like to see presented at VMworld 2012 this August 26th-30th in San Francisco CA: www.vmworld.com/www.vmworld.com/cfp.jspa Also consider voting for a session I proposed called: Session 2358  "Build Your Own VMware vSphere…

May 30 2012