Yesterday was fun at #VeeamLive but there was a lot of announcements and news, obviously you can still go back and catch up but this is a recap on some of the important things - vzilla.co.uk/vzilla-blog/ve… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

So very excited to announce the availability of a new cloud-based DR service - VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery! This is the culmination of a ton of hard work by a lot of folks over the last 3 months since the Datrium acquisition @vmwarecloudaws @vmwarecloud cloud.vmware.com/community/2020… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

I’ve now decided my next car will be a full EV (electric). And our household will start a meat-free Monday diet. I’m also going to try make some impacts at my work as part of a wider Green Team agenda 2/2

Our Supreme leader has spoken. Watch this film on Netflix and then go change something for the better regard your impact on the planet... immediately!! youtu.be/64R2MYUt394 1/2

Wrote a LinkedIn post on the topic, added a bit more detail: linkedin.com/pulse/how-can-… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Quick ☁️ how-to guide: designing a CloudOut to Amazon #S3 solution for cost-efficient & reliable long-term data retention. Strategies based on common customer environments: bit.ly/2XAqnky Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

We're excited to announce the newest entrant in the @VMware Global Partner Appliance Category, @Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Series! Get the details. bit.ly/2GV0y9N Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

🥳 Happy to announce the highly antipicated vSphere with @VMwareTanzu Automated Lab Deployment Script is now AVAILABLE! Enjoy folks, it was a lot of work! twitter.com/vGhetto/status… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Nice perspective from @GregL_VMware with insight into how @vmwocto is evolving under his leadership, along with some of our future technology bets. informationweek.com/strategic-cio/… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

vExpert 2021 Applications will open Nov 20th, 2020 and close on Jan 8th, 2021. Signup for the official notification at vexpert.vmware.com. Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

VMware is having its second Multi-Cloud Briefing, and you won't want to miss it. Save the date for October 28. bit.ly/3iXPMg0 Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Introducing VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery (VCDR) cormachogan.com/2020/10/14/int… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

📺 New 4K Video! Beginners Tutorial to #Terraform with #Azure to help folks get up and running quickly and efficiently! 😀✌ youtu.be/gyZdCzdkSY4 Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

I’m very proud of our approach to the multi-cloud universe. It’s all about the best platform for any given use case. Only a VAR with neutral view point, a ton of experience & ability to traverse any vendor or cloud can truly offer this level value areasix-softcat.com/s/4YSKGBDQ @Softcat

From the NVIDIA GTC Keynote: See How VMware Project Monterey and NVIDIA BlueField2 Will Change the Data Center - nvidia.com/en-us/gtc/keyn… @nvidia @VMwarevSphere Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Are you wondering how new features in @VMware #vSAN 7 U1 impact the decision process of large clusters versus small clusters in vSAN? Take a look at the updated guide here: core.vmware.com/resource/vsan-… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

New Post! What I've Learned from 10 Years of Blogging - is.gd/6uswTZ Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

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ESXi on ARM? You've waited - it's now here! Go play... @VMware bit.ly/3iEFqS2 Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Here is my latest #vmworld doodle covering the amazing @Cohesity session with @ccolotti and @mohitaron, ask the CTO session with @shawnbass and @brianmadden and innovation in VMware mentioning @alanrenouf VR journey! @vmworld Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

VMworld 2020 Annoucements – More stuff to come! virtualisedfruit.co.uk/vmworld-2020-a… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Check out my 5 @VMworld sessions on-demand around K8s, core storage, vVols, Site Recovery Manager, Cloud Native Storage. Session links: Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Here is my first #vmworld 2020 doodle covering @PGelsinger and @spoonen keynote presentation, #vmug #vexpert if this is of use please share Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Want to catch up on all of today's #VMworld announcements? You can read my summary here - vmware.com/company/news/u… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Who’s excited for #VMworld 2020? There’s still time to register for one of @OracleCloud's sessions – they're covering #data center migration, capacity expansion, and disaster recovery. bit.ly/3n36IVO Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

By the way... Have you checked this awesome #VMworld2020 #vTrailMap ? Thanks again @Veeam for sponsoring! Check it here: veeam.com/vmware-vtrail-… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Announcing VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery, an on-demand #DRaaS to Protect your vSphere Workloads. Blog article: blogs.vmware.com/virtualblocks/… Tech preview video playlist: youtube.com/playlist?list=… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Not only is #ProjectMontery really cool but its also 1st validation of #ESXionARM as most SmartNICs have an @Arm processor. This tech will extend to VMware Cloud Foundation & reimagine vSphere “Cluster” blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2020/0… Congrats to @esxi_arm Team, they must be proud! 🥳 Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Introducing the New Professional Development Track at VMworld 2020 - Office of the CTO Blog octo.vmware.com/introducing-ne… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

New release of VDI Calculator is available; it's Mobile First and has feature parity with old versions. Available here: vdicalc.myvirtualcloud.net Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Thank you @softcat #SoftcatTogether2020 Virtual Kickoff coming in during annual leave. Wouldn’t miss it !! Great job

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Introducing @rubrikinc Cloud-Native Protection for #Google Cloud Platform: rubrik.com/blog/cloud-nat… #AWS#Azure#GCP#Rubrik 🚀 Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Announced today: VMware vSphere 7 Update 1, VMware vSAN 7 Update 1 and VMware Cloud Foundation 4.1! Get all of the details on how these offerings will help accelerate app and infrastructure modernization initiatives! vmware.com/go/developer-r… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

What's new in vSAN 7.0 U1?! @DuncanYB breaks down the new features in this technical blog post. bit.ly/33xwoRh Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Do you boot vSphere from SD or USB media? Be aware vSphere 7.0 requirements may affect your potential for seamless upgrade blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2020/0…

You have missed the @nutanix #NEXTconf announces. All of the content remain available until November 10th. Just visit bit.ly/35pyBAR. 30 seconds after completing the registration form, you can binge watch hundreds of sessions and keynotes. Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Generational #Nutanix AOS Advancements Accelerate HCI Performance bit.ly/3mcbaRN Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

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A summary of what have been announced at Nutanix Global .NEXT #nutanix #nextconf crn.com/slide-shows/cl… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

#NEXTconf sessions available on-demand for a limited time. Get on the conference portal and start learning @nutanix

it’s bordering on overwhelming how many improvements and new features @nutanix have brought to #NEXTconf 2020. Incredible. #NTC

Congratulations to the #Nutanix customers who won a Customer Award at #NEXTconf! We love celebrating our rockstar customers. See what else is going on at the .NEXT Digital Experience here: bit.ly/2F9lEAo #NutanixStories Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Working on a .html version of my VDI calculator. This is a preview and it is missing features, but already has the core components for host (cpu/ram) calculations. Here is a temp link and I'll be improving it day-by-day. vdicalc-go-pqihbnlvwq-uc.a.run.app Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

New Post! Google Cloud Associate Cloud Engineer Mind Map - is.gd/AY8dzc #googlecloudcertified Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

In this short video, you will learn about the steps involved in automatically deploying an NSX-T 3 Edge Cluster. Watch here: bit.ly/34NJpbX Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Which #HCI sessions does @DuncanYB have on his #VMworld 2020 schedule? Get the list: bit.ly/2YIQzdn Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

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Thanks @softcat for the goodies. Love the glasses! #pride

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New Post! #AWS Solutions Architect Associate (SAA-C02) Exam Tips - is.gd/9qJ1yc #certification Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

#HCP2453 - 60 Minutes of NUMA covers both Intel and AMD architecture, including the new NUMA per Socket feature of EPYC. Sign up if you want to hear more: my.vmworld.com/widget/vmware/… #VMworld #VMware #vSphere7 #Intel #AMD Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Pure Partners with Cohesity to Deliver Rapid Recovery at Scale bit.ly/2DW481O Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

More details from @IntelGraphics on their upcoming Xe Discrete GPU and future lineups wccftech.com/intel-confirms… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Perfect hybrid cloud deployment

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vExpert Application Modernization Program Launched! If you want to be part of these programs, don't miss out when vExpert applications open in November. vexpert.vmware.com Read the article tanzu.vmware.com/content/blog/a… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Did you know that @VMwareVCF 4.0.1 includes #NSX-T cluster-level upgrade support and #K8s in the management domain? 🤔 Learn more: bit.ly/39hQfqj Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

#vSphereBitfusion is now generally available! Here's what you need to know before upgrading: bit.ly/30DXK6N Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

You can download the new Azure Stack HCI right now. So we're clear, this is a NEW OS offering designed to run on your server hardware locally. A truly hybrid offering that still gives you control and hardware options: azure.microsoft.com/en-us/products… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

[NEW BLOG] vSphere 7 – System Storage When Upgrading Get a better understanding of what is happening with the ESXi system storage when upgrading to #vSphere7 blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2020/0… /#vExpert @VMwarevSphere Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Happy Friday! @VMware has officially acquired @Datrium. This week on @virtspeaking @vPedroArrow and @Lost_Signal welcome @leecaswell to discuss the acquisition and VMware's vision for #DRaaS bit.ly/396xl5u Enjoy! Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

An awesome #AI self-driving car demo from @vhojan at #LonVMUG today Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

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It's been great talking on the virtual London VMUG this morning about DRS and vMotion in #vSphere7! A lot more cool sessions are coming up. Great organized VMUG! Check out the YT live feed: youtube.com/watch?v=tA4NgC… #LonVMUG @MyVMUG Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

The release of the i3en.metal instance contained a small but significant shift in the storage architecture used within #VMWonAWS. @glnsize explains: bit.ly/3evqu6I Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

The VMworld 2020 Content Catalog is live! dy.si/1myVjp Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Have you seen #vSAN File Services in action yet? This video demos the setup, mgmt, and performance\capacity monitoring youtu.be/Hh2v9dNzC-0 Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

vSphere with Kubernetes on VCF 4.0.1 Consolidated Architecture cormachogan.com/2020/07/08/vsp… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

What's the best tests to run for a proof of concept? X-RAYs Resiliency Tests! 1. Extended Node Failure 2. Rolling Upgrade 3. Sequential Node Failure 4. Total Power Loss These tests show the real world value of #Nutanix. Resiliency & data integrity are priority NUMBER 1! #HCI Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

In association with @swukvmug @NorthEastVMUG we will be running a combined Virtual #VMUG Event on the 2nd July discussing vSphere 7, vSAN Files and VCF Join us for a virtual coffee with @DuncanYB @FrankDenneman @CormacJHogan community.vmug.com/events/event-d… #VMUGENGLAND Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

#VMware #vSAN Design Considerations - Deduplication and Compression bit.ly/2VlpHyJ Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Infrastructure-as-code is cool for VMs and app hosting stuff. I also like it for building out (and deploying) machinery for managed data services. Here, see how to use Terraform to create an instance of @GCPcloud Data Fusion (ETL), and deploy a pipeline: cloud.google.com/blog/products/… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Some pretty impressive improvements in Purity 5.3.6 specific to #vVols with our VASA 1.1.0 provider. Wow. support.purestorage.com/Solutions/VMwa… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

This looks like a very really useful VMware KB which was just published - vSAN Feature List with vSphere Versions kb.vmware.com/kb/79387 Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Create a new vSphere with Kubernetes namespace (Video) cormachogan.com/2020/06/10/cre… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Automating FlashStack with SmartConfig and VMware Cloud Foundation codyhosterman.com/2020/06/automa… via @codyhosterman Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Snapshots are not backup. But they're not not backup! Check it out: twitter.com/DBArgenis/stat… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

New Post: #vSAN Design Considerations - Using Large Capacity Storage devices bit.ly/2YeyDq3 Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

[New] Interesting Kubernetes application demos ift.tt/2BMzy9N Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Registration launches soon! Are you ready to make your mark? #VMware #VMWorld2020 bit.ly/37alsKO Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

We are extending End of General Support for #vSphere67 for you –– our customers! More on this, here: bit.ly/2Up5APx Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

#VMware is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to deliver a superior hyperconverged infrastructure customer experience with the Integrated HPE #vSAN ReadyNodes! Learn more: bit.ly/30kX4om Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Performance Best Practices Guide for #VMware vSphere 7.0 bit.ly/3h41J4b Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

VMware NSX over ACI fabric presented by Paul Mancuso youtu.be/ZhmUSlghEl8 Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

.@VMware has now certified vSphere with Kubernetes on the management domain! Read more about how this reduces the minimum host count: bit.ly/2Y3GCGD Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

#vExpert Applications for second half 2020 are now open. Look back at what you’ve done this past year with your community involved and consider applying. It’s a great program to be part of. More Here: blogs.vmware.com/vexpert/2019/1… Apply Here: vexpert.vmware.com/apply @VMware @vExpert

Got 15 minutes to spare? I just published the vSphere 7 DRS Scalable Shares Deep Dive: frankdenneman.nl/2020/05/27/vsp… #VMware #vSphere7 #DRS #Pacific Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

vCenter 7.0.0a is out, for those wanting to use vSAN File Services and Lifecyle Manager! my.vmware.com/web/vmware/det… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Running vVols in VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) on @PureStorage Cloud Block Store (CBS) on AWS buff.ly/2WwmH3o #vVol #PureStorage #CBS #VMConAWS #vExpert #vCommunity #VMUG Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

PowerCLI – Copy Roles, Privileges and Permissions from One vCenter to Multiple vCenters virtualworlduk.co.uk/powercli-copy-… Subscribe to the vExpert blog feed blogs.vmware.com/wprss Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Official VMware Visio Stencils & Icons for 2020 bit.ly/35D5k3Q Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

[NEW] Getting Started with #SRM 8.3 (and vSphere Replication) on @VMware #vSphere 7.0: 1️⃣ Install 2️⃣ Configure 3️⃣ Manage virtualg.uk/getting-starte… @VMwareSRM @vExpert #vExpert virtualg.uk/getting-starte… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

New Blog Post!!! Nutanix AOS 5.17 Release - What´s new scavetta.home.blog/2020/05/03/nut… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

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Check it out! @PureStorage with FlashStack now is listed for @VMware Validated Design 5.x. kb.vmware.com/s/article/78867 6.x on its way! Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Enjoyed watching this #lightboard, which detailed The AI/ML characteristics behind #HPEInfosight. Well worth a few mins of your time: community.hpe.com/t5/around-the-… #IntelligentStorage @HPE_Storage Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

[NEW BLOG POST] #Nutanix : Run LCM inventory on multiple clusters with Prism Pro Playbooks vinception.fr/nutanix-run-lc… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

This is the second video - a walkthrough of how to achieve a virtual Lightboard! --> How to lightboard without a lightboard - Setup youtu.be/f3R2XjqvL4Y Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

The #vSAN team added a stretched cluster section within its interactive vSAN infographic that helps you understand what happens in various failure scenarios. Learn more: bit.ly/357lZwe Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

If you are interested in vSAN File Services, I have a decent number of articles posted. yellow-bricks.com/tag/vsan-file-… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

vSphere 7 – Changing VCSA Appliance Size (also for vSphere 6.7) virtualworlduk.co.uk/vsphere-7-chan… Subscribe to the vExpert blog feed blogs.vmware.com/wprss Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

This is some black magic! - NVIDIA RTX Voice youtu.be/TUh4nQeh2XY Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Migrating from SRM 8.2 Windows to SRM 8.3 Virtual Appliance bit.ly/3bvLRUS Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Thank you to @softcat SolutionsDesign team - the best team in the business - for my very pink gin themed 40th birthday treats. Much appreciated

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. @vmwarensx-T can FINALLY be evaluated!! my.vmware.com/web/vmware/eva… - Includes: NSX-T, Intelligence, and Cloud! All kinds of legal mumbo jumbo prevented it earlier, which have been resolved by a “Lite Edition” of NSX-T. LE lacks encryption features (VPN, SSL for LB). Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

vSphere 7.0, Cloud Native Storage, CSI and vVols support cormachogan.com/2020/04/20/vsp… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

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I’m happy to announce new version of the @VMware Appliance for @foldingathome v1.0.3 @vmwflings supporting latest F@H 7.6.8 release which just came out today! flings.vmware.com/vmware-applian… Join the fun & support #TeamVMware (now Rank 69) vmwa.re/fah and be #ForceForGood Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

I figured it's worth an article. Nested vSphere 7 And NSX-T 3.0 Deployed With Ansible rutgerblom.com/2020/04/12/nes… #vExpert #Ansible Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Big drop! @vmwarensx -T 3.0 is out now! Distributed IDS, support for #vSphere With #Kubernetes, Federation to tie multiple NSX instances together (remember "universal"? 😉), all awesome stuff! Notes: docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-NSX-… Bits: my.vmware.com/group/vmware/i… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

HPE Nimble Storage engineering validated vVols and the HPE Nimble Storage Plugin for vSphere 7.0 ⁦@HPE_Storagedyertribe.co.uk/2020/04/06/nim… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

For those wanting to try out #vSphere7 & #NestedESXi on their physical ESXi host with #NotSupported CPUs - Here’s a nice trick from @chall32 on applying CPUID masks to ESXi VM to allow the installation/boot up polarclouds.co.uk/workaround-esx… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

I think it is safe to name 2020 the year of VDI? Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

vSphere with Kubernetes actually should read VCF with Kubernetes #justsaying

Notice your @foldingathome installation is idle? So many people have joined in to support our work on #COVID19 that our servers are struggling to keep up. We're continuing to get more online as quickly as we can. We still need your help, so please be patient with us. Please RT. Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

I played around with Google Cloud, expecting it to be terrible. It wasn’t. - Last Week in AWS lastweekinaws.com/blog/i-played-… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Thank you to everyone who has been donating their resources! Here are some answers to your frequently asked questions. How can I donate my time for #COVID19? Download and install the client from foldingathome.org; Under topic, select ‘ANY’ (1/8) twitter.com/foldingathome/… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

🔥VMware News this morning 🔥 🔹VMware Tanzu Portfolio (Kubernetes Grid, Mission Control, App Catalog, Observ + App Service)- blogs.vmware.com/cloudnative/20… 🔸VMware Cloud Foundation 4 - blogs.vmware.com/cloud-foundati… 🔹vSphere 7 - blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2020/0… 🔸vSAN 7 - blogs.vmware.com/virtualblocks/… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Take a closer look at all the new @VMwarevSphere features [BLOG] Introducing vSphere 7: Features & Technology for the Hybrid Cloud blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2020/0… #vExpert #VMware #vSphere Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Created a vSphere 7 overview for you to keep track of the major new features and capabilities: vspherecentral.vmware.com/t/vsphere-7/mi… A lot more content coming in the upcoming weeks!! #vExpert #vSphere #vSphere7 @VMwarevSphere Retweeted by Aidan Thomson

Short demo showing cool enhancements to the @vmwarevsan UI for vSphere Replication! Takes less than 2 minutes. youtube.com/watch?v=cjZUkx… Retweeted by Aidan Thomson