22 02, 2018

Cloud Automation: Running Powershell (or other) scripts after reboots

By | 2018-02-22T09:58:56+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|AWS, Cloud, Virtualization, VMware, vRA, vRO|0 Comments

When it comes to IaaS cloud computing, one of the main requirements is the ability to automate all processes. After all, while the cloud environment can just be another platform to host IaaS machines, you wouldn't like to keep building machines manually. Plus, we all want to follow NIST's definition of cloud computing and it's not [...]

21 09, 2017

Ravello on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure goes GA!

By | 2017-09-21T17:59:41+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Ravello, Virtualization, VMware, vSphere|1 Comment

A few months back, I reported the return of Ravello with exciting new capabilities in the pipeline. Being a big fan of the technology, I was very excited to know what’s coming and couldn’t wait for its release. Today, I am pleased to say that Oracle is announcing the general availability of Ravello on Oracle [...]

15 09, 2017

VMworld Europe 2017 – Day 2 & 3

By | 2017-09-15T21:38:22+00:00 September 15th, 2017|VMware, VMworld|1 Comment

I started Day 2 by posting coverage of Day 1 of VMworld and all things of note since after landing in Barcelona. Then there was the run to the venue. Coincidentally, I got the same seat in the keynote as on Day 1 and next to Barry Coombs and Megan Warren. https://twitter.com/AtherBeg/status/907860626831179778 The keynote was [...]

15 09, 2017

Open TechCast: EP7: A Bit of a COO – A quick Conflab with Sanjay Poonen

By | 2017-09-15T21:22:42+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Open TechCast, VMware, VMworld|0 Comments

I hope you enjoyed our interview with Pat Gelsinger a few days ago. Today, we have another special treat for you. On Day 2 of VMworld Europe 2017, we interviewed Sanjay Poonen, Chief Operating Officer - Customer Operations at VMware. In the interview, we talked to him about life in general but also at VMware [...]

13 09, 2017

VMworld Europe 2017: Day 1 and before

By | 2017-09-13T06:42:11+00:00 September 13th, 2017|VMware, VMworld|0 Comments

It's VMworld time again in Barcelona and I am here to meet all my like-minded colleagues. For many people, VMworld in Barcelona starts a little earlier; on Sunday with the vRockStar Party. This party is organised by Patrick Redknap and Marco Broeken (with other volunteers) and has now become a tradition and its popularity is [...]

13 09, 2017

Open TechCast EP6: Life, technology and everything with Pat Gelsinger

By | 2017-09-13T06:05:59+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Open TechCast, VMworld|0 Comments

We have a very special episode for you this time and I thought, it deserves a special mention. We were fortunate enough to get a chance to interview VMware CEO, Pat Gelsinger at VMworld Europe 2017. We started with getting his thoughts on the brilliant VR-Powered Cloud Management demo in the morning keynote session but [...]

31 05, 2017

Oracle Ravello Blogger Day – Part 2: Ravello

By | 2017-05-31T11:40:08+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Oracle, Ravello|0 Comments

I covered Part 1 of the Oracle Ravello Blogger Day in my previous post. This post is all about the second part of the day which was devoted what we were originally invited for: Ravello. Why the silence? To answer that question and start us off, Navin Thadani, VP, Product Development, Oracle Ravello Cloud Service [...]