VMworld in San Francisco took center stage this week. Our IT Blog news team wraps up one of the industry’s most exciting events. Here’s our Week in Summary:
1. VMware: Cloud Ahead!
Where is Virtualization and VMware headed? Everyone was waiting to hear VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger’s keynote on challenging the status quo! Read the summary of Gelsinger’s ‘5 Imperatives for Success’ on Server Watch and watch his interview on Silicon Angle’s theCUBE:
2. VMware makes some noise
As expected, Windows 10 was a major topic of discussion during VMworld 2015. During the show VMware unveiled Project A² that intended to give company admins new management capabilities for Windows 10 devices and applications. Get the lowdown on Venture Beat.
Containers, container everywhere! VMware joins the mania, PCmag shares more about the announcement.
3. Ready for Any! From vVOLs to VSAN: Caching in vSphere 6
There’s a new software version in town: welcome FlashSoft 4.0! With write-back caching support for all VMware datastores, Rich Peterson shares why the best feature in the new FlashSoft software is peace of mind – read it on our blog.
And if you’re up for a deep tech dive, join the industry’s most prominent technology bloggers at Tech Field Extra, and hear how VMware & SanDisk® collaborate on Virtual Data Services for IO Acceleration in vSphere:
4. A VSAN Ferrari
Rawlinson Rivera from VMware Storage CTO writes about a new VMware Virtual SAN 6.0 All-Flash storage architecture focused on Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) and from SanDisk and Lenovo. Read about speeding up to 3 million NOPMs in his Punching Clouds blog.
5. The Golden Age of Big Data
Paul Acorn of Tom’s IT Pro takes a look at Nexenta and SanDisk announcement integrating the NexentaStor software platform into a joint SanDisk/Nexenta AFA InfiniFlash IF100 system. Read it here.