VMworld 2016 – PARTY!

Wednesday night (like most other nights) at VMworld is PARTY night! However this night was the VMware Customer Appreciation Party night, where customers, vendors and partners can come together to enjoy free food, free wacky sunglasses and free entertainment (and most importantly feel appreciated). It definitely had an old-school american theme/vibe with Hot Dogs, Burgers and Ice cream…

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VMworld 2016 – Hackathon

To round of the off the first evening at VMworld Barcelona, I attended the very first VMworld Hackathon – Barcelona (#HackVMW) run by Alan Renouf (@alanrenouf). Seven teams of disparate (or is that desparate?) individuals came together with one goal in mind: to complete (well nearly) 7 different projects. I was lucky enough to be in…

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VMworld 2016 – Day 2

Following on from the awesome keynote, I skipped my planned session (VMware Cloud Foundation on Public Clouds) and headed on over to (probably) the most over subscribed session of VMworld, VMware Cloud on AWS (#INF7849) with Alex Jauch (@ajauch) and, the one and only, Frank Denneman (@FrankDenneman) where it was clear that Frank was finally glad to be able…

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VMworld 2016 – Overview

I had a fabulous 4 days at VMworld 2016 in Barcelona.  I learnt a lot and not all of what was learnt emanated from the sessions.  The outstanding sessions/events for me were the inaugural VMworld EMEA Hackathon (run by Alan Renouf), the two General Sessions (with Pat Gelsinger and Sanjay Poonen),  and the VMware on AWS…

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