A new blog for Aaron

When I started VirtualInsanity in 2008, I never anticipated what it would become.  Instead of just place where I would post random thoughts ever so often, it has become a place that many new and part-time bloggers have come to call their virtual home.  By this measure alone, I think VirtualInsanity can be deemed a…

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The layer between the layers

Back in June I was asked to build and captain the vFabric SQLFire lab at VMworld.  Now, I’ve been a big champion of the vFabric technologies since the beginning, so I was certainly excited to be given the opportunity.  But I don’t think I fully realized just how fortunate I was at the time.  Because…

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VMware Cloud Foundry … Hypervisor 2.0?

Ever since the acquisition of springsource nearly two years ago, VMware has been generating a lot of excitement in the application development space.  That excitement was kicked into high gear a few weeks ago when VMware announced the industry’s first implementation of open PaaS, CLOUD FOUNDRY. But I have a feeling much of that excitement…

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vFabric … it’s not just for knitting anymore

If you’re a VMware fan, you have probably already seen the graphic above, or some variation thereof.  And you’re also probably already pretty familiar with the blue layer, or the Infrastructure layer of the cloud computing “stack.”  In addition, you’re probably well versed in the orange layer, or the End User Computing layer.  But what…

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What you missed at VMworld 2010

If you couldn’t attend VMworld 2010 which occurred last week, here is what you missed (in no particular order) … Breaking Records … VMworld 2010 by the Numbers How big was VMworld this year? Bigger than ever. Here are some statistics you might find interesting. 17,021: The number of registered attendees. This is up from…

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You got somethin’ to say?!

You may have noticed over the past few years there have been a number of authors here at Virtual Insanity.  Some have contributed only once or twice.  Others contribute (or plan to contribute) on a regular basis.  In fact, there are now seven authors who call Virtual Insanity home (ordered by number of posts) ……

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