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HP announces new offerings for VMware

Two of the announcements not getting much press from the floor of VMworld this week were announced during Paul Martiz keynote on day 1 by HP.  HTC is primarily an HP shop, so it looks like an area of interest for me and one that might be getting neglected elsewhere, so here goes some news […]

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Lab Day at VMworld 2009

Day 0 for VMworld was a bit of a bust for me.  I had two labs scheduled for the day – one which dealt with the upgrade from VI3 to vSphere 4 and the second with troubleshooting VMware View deployments.  Unfortunately, the first lab was plauged by technical issues and the lab was never able […]

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VMworld 2009 First Day keynote notes

Notes and things of interest from first day keynote: 12,448 attendees at this year’s VMworld – down from last year in Las Vegas Tod Nielson, VMware COO, challenged partners last year to try and recruit any of the 40 Fortune 1000 companies not using VMware to purchase VMware – 10 companies were recurited and those […]

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VMworld 2009 coverage notes

I decided not to try and join the legions of bloggers who were attempting to cover the conference in real-time.  This year, my family made the trip out with me and so my evenings are filled with family activities as we try to see and as much as possible while we are in San Francisco.  So […]

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Planning to update VCP for vSphere 4

Its only been a matter of weeks that I’ve gotten my VCP3.  I did it in anticpation that I’d need it to update my skills and certification for vSphere 4 and today, I found confirmation that I did the right thing.  I found a page on VMware’s site that details the upgrade path for existing […]

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WMworld and the week ahead

August is quickly drawing to a close and the last day of the month kicks off the first day of VMworld in San Francisco.  The past week has been really busy as I prepare for my trip and try and bring my co-workers up-to-date with what is going on and things that might come up […]

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New release fixes Mozy Mac client issue

Mozy has released an incremental update to address the Time Machine conflict and issues that version 1.4 introduced.  The update, labeled 1.4.3, was released early today, according to ComputerWorld.  I have installed the update and it did immediately fix the problems with my Time Machine backups.  My initial backup is running along at a very […]

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Mozy causing problems with Time Machine backups

Update: Mozy has released an update to fix this issue. File this under the “why’s that happening” category…  About a week ago, I noticed that my MacBook Pro’s Time Machine stopped working.  It has been working flawlessly to an external drive hosted on my iMac at home, but I wanted something to back it up […]

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Adding Mozy Home to an additional Mac

I purchased and installed Mozy Home on my MacBook Pro in addition to the iMac at home.  One thing different for the initial backup this time around is my upstream connection.  I’m currently using an outside connection from work which a screaming fast upstream and I can tell you, Mozy is cruising along much better […]

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USAA to allow customers to deposit checks with iPhone

Yes, you read that correctly.  USAA Federal Savings Bank will soon be allowing many of its customers to deposit checks into their accounts using the iPhone and its camera, according to an article published in the New York Times.  For at least a year, the same bank has been allowing their customers, like myself, to […]

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