Monthly Archives: September 2009

VI Client protects itself nicely

Ok.. Follow me on this one. I am connecting from a laptop via View client to a Virtual Workstation running XP that then I launch VI Client on it and go to the console of my Virtual Workstation.

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Hiring a non-tech person for a CTO

Citrix has gone and hired a new CTO For me I’m seeing another business person at Citrix in charge of the technical direction, not someone that has a strong basis of engineering and technology. Maybe I’m judging MBA’s harshly, though … Continue reading

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VMworld 2009 Trends and Summary

I’ve been watching things finally quiet down from VMworld 2009 and have some of the trends and summaries I have seen.   Some of the trends are interesting, some not so much. Twitter Twitter really started the first time last year … Continue reading

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Business Objects is Virtualization/MultiCore Stupid

Recently I have been involved in discussions internally on what it will take to get Business Objects onto a Virtual Machine.   The main talk has been around potentially removing another equivalent product and moving entirely over to Business Objects.   Then … Continue reading

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VMworld 2009 – Day 2 Wrapup

Day two at VMworld ended up being quite a bit more exciting than yesterday.  The keynote by Steve Herrod was much more what I expected from the keynotes.   He covered some of the “cool” stuff coming down the pipes in … Continue reading

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EA3196 – Virtualizing BlackBerry Enterprise on VMware

Once again.. another session I didn’t sign up with and zero issues getting into.  To start off RIM & VMware have been working together for 2 years and it is officially supported on VMware.   Together RIM & VMware have done … Continue reading

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TA3461 – IO DRS: Tech Preview for VM Performance Isolation

This is a very new area of research at VMware.  Only about 2 years ago.  Since thm is is a Tech Preview it has no roadmap for when it will be available. The Problem: Many different workloads hit the same … Continue reading

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VMworld 2009 – Keynote P5

To expand and handle the next layers of Virtualization is: vSphere Control: Appspeed: is the “finger of blame” now.   Instead of Network always getting the finger, now AppSpeed can point the finger at someone else.   vApps are the containers of … Continue reading

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VMworld 2009 – Keynote P4

vSphere is the basis of all the improvements and technology over the years.  Based on Software Mainframe (for those of you over 40), the Cloud (for the under 40 crowd) and decides the best idea is to call it The … Continue reading

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VMworld 2009 – Keynote P3

View also includes the Mobile Technology dicussion.   Mobile Technology is longer term working for functionality.    Visa Product Development is up on the stage.   He sees this space as a huge innovation going forward.    Current development is significantly complicated.   Easing functionality … Continue reading

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