Monthly Archives: October 2005

Life in the Guard isn't all one weekend a month, and two weeks per year

I post previously that I rejoined the Guard. I rejoined as Military Intelligence Analyst (96b) not Infantry or Mortarman, but that also meant I needed to be retrained. According to the recruiter, the retraining course was supposed to be a … Continue reading

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Virtualized Desktops vs. Citrix desktops

I previously blogged on the fact I didn’t understand why one would virtualize the desktop than implement a Citrix solution. Well, Brian Madden examines the same topic today in his blog: So why would anyone do this? Why give users … Continue reading

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Best and Worst of VMworld Sessions

Here are the best sessions of VMworld (from my perspective): PAC267-C – ESX Server Storage III: Internalsor as I would call it “Everything you wanted to know about VMFS, but were afraid to ask.”This session was simply awesome. It was … Continue reading

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VMPlayer and Standards

From ChipLog: (hat tip to Virtualization.info) There has been a lot of excitement about VMware Player on Slashdot and other sites. I’ve also seen many people talk about it on IRC and some have messaged me with questions. Namely, what’s … Continue reading

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VMworld Day 3 – General Session Liveblogging

The chief scientist and founder of VMware really attacked where Virtualization was going. Having achieved being the same as running in a physical environment, VMware now is forward thinking to how to do it better. It really is apparent that … Continue reading

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VMworld and the Atkins Diet

I have a bit of a different perspective today of VMworld than probably most attendees as a follower of Atkins Diet WOE (Way of Eating for the uninitiate. The other conferences (Brainshare and Teched) I have attended bent over backwards … Continue reading

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VMWorld Party

I just got back from the VMworld party. It was interesting driving the Gigadromes. My team made it to the semi-finals out of a field of sixteen. The Gigadrome Challenge was a interesting idea, but it was a bit slow … Continue reading

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Another VMworld 2005 blogger

VMwhirl2005 http://spaces.msn.com/members/vmwhirl/PersonalSpace.aspx?_c01_blogpart=blogmgmt&_c=blogpart It is interesting reading another user’s perspective on sessions I am yet to get to seeing. I reiterate totally what was said about the lines. They are horrible at the moment at my first two sessions.

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VMWorld 2005: Day 2 – Liveblogging the General Session

Day 2 of VMworld 2005 has started. So far so good, I am on the wireless without an issue. (Update: I was misled. The DHCP server is having problems allocating IP addresses. Network communication is fine, but no IP are … Continue reading

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VMworld 2005 Day 1 – Additional Thoughts

First here is the e-mail I got today: ARE YOU READY? Congratulations!!! We received your entry and are excited to inform you that you have been selected to be a competitor in Wednesday’s main event at the VMworld Party; The … Continue reading

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