vChat Podcast - Getting Started in Coding for Infrastructure Admins with Dan Appleman (Episode 42)

vChat Podcast - Getting Started in Coding for Infrastructure Admins with Dan Appleman (Episode 42)In episode #42, Simon and David talk with Dan Appleman, CTO at Full Circle Insights to find out the best ways for infrastructure admins to learn more about development. You want to get started in coding and the cloud? You want to ensure you future success in your career? Dan's got some great advice for you! WATCH NOW to see the full episode! In the podcast, Dan talks about the tremdeous opportunity in developing applications for the Salesforce cloud (Force.com) and the largest software [more]

vChat Podcast - VMware Labs Flings with James Green, vBlog Results, and Home Labs (Episode 41)

vChat Podcast - VMware Labs Flings with James Green, vBlog Results, and Home Labs (Episode 41)In episode #41, Simon and David talk with vExpert James Green about his favorite VMware Labs Flings including DRS Doctor, I/O Analyzer, and PowerCLI tools. We also cover the vBlog 2016 results and what we are doing with our home labs. WATCH NOW to see the full episode! Show Notes and Hyperlinks Here are notes and links to many of the things we covered in episode 41 of vChat: vExpert James Green Blogs at - ActualTech.io and jdGreen.io Top vBlog 2016 Results [more]

vChat Podcast - EMCworld 2016, OpenStack Summit 2016 and Hot Tech (Episode 40)

vChat Podcast - EMCworld 2016, OpenStack Summit 2016 and Hot Tech (Episode 40)In this milestone episode #40, Simon and David talk about EMCworld 2016, OpenStack Summit 2016, home labs, Megacasts, vSphere-Land Voting, vSphere 6 training, and LOT of hot new tech (like kickstarter gadgets). Show notes with hyperlinks are below. WATCH NOW to see the full episode! Show Notes and Hyperlinks Here are notes and links to many of the things we covered in episode 40 of vChat: Live vBlog voting now open! EMCworld 2016  Keynotes with Demos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwOktjtq1uc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoRyPu4tPr0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_E2cG4YJBg OpenStack Summit 2016 in Austin David interview [more]

vChat Podcast - LIVE from VMworld 2015! (Episode 39)

vChat Podcast - LIVE from VMworld 2015! (Episode 39)In this episode, recorded LIVE at VMworld 2015, Simon, Eric, and David (all together in one place - a professional recording studio with a 3 camera setup in fact), the vChat crew covers their person experiences at VMworld 2015. We talk about all the latest VMworld news and events including the VMworld keynote, speaking sessions, labs, the expo, and of course - parties. WATCH NOW to see the full episode! Eric's thoughts and observations on VMworld 2015 can be found here. vChat [more]


In episode #42, Simon and David talk with Dan Appleman, CTO at Full Circle Insights to find out the best ways for infrastructure admins to learn more about development. You want to get started in coding and the cloud? You want to ensure you future success in your career? Dan’s got some great advice for you! WATCH NOW to see the full episode!

In the podcast, Dan talks about the tremdeous opportunity in developing applications for the Salesforce cloud (Force.com) and the largest software conference in the world – Dreamforce. Dan is the also the author of Advanced Apex Programming book and the author of numerous Pluralsight.com courses including:

vChat is a regular virtualization video chat covering VMware vSphere, Cloud Computing, Virtualization News, and maybe some geeky humor. Regular contributors are 3 vExperts – Simon Seagrave (TechHead.co), Eric Siebert (vSphere-Land.com), and David Davis (VMwareVideos.com).

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In episode #41, Simon and David talk with vExpert James Green about his favorite VMware Labs Flings including DRS Doctor, I/O Analyzer, and PowerCLI tools. We also cover the vBlog 2016 results and what we are doing with our home labs. WATCH NOW to see the full episode!

Show Notes and Hyperlinks

Here are notes and links to many of the things we covered in episode 41 of vChat:

vChat is a regular virtualization video chat covering VMware vSphere, Cloud Computing, Virtualization News, and maybe some geeky humor. Regular contributors are 3 vExperts – Simon Seagrave (TechHead.co), Eric Siebert (vSphere-Land.com), and David Davis (VMwareVideos.com).

You can now SUBSCRIBE TO VCHAT on iTunes!

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In this milestone episode #40, Simon and David talk about EMCworld 2016, OpenStack Summit 2016, home labs, Megacasts, vSphere-Land Voting, vSphere 6 training, and LOT of hot new tech (like kickstarter gadgets). Show notes with hyperlinks are below. WATCH NOW to see the full episode!

Show Notes and Hyperlinks

Here are notes and links to many of the things we covered in episode 40 of vChat:

  • OpenStack Summit 2016 in Austin

David interview David Safaii at of Trilio Data at OpenStack Summit

David interviews Laurent Denel, CEO of OpenIO.io at OpenStack Summit

vChat is a regular virtualization video chat covering VMware vSphere, Cloud Computing, Virtualization News, and maybe some geeky humor. Regular contributors are 3 vExperts – Simon Seagrave (TechHead.co), Eric Siebert (vSphere-Land.com), and David Davis (VMwareVideos.com).

You can now SUBSCRIBE TO VCHAT on iTunes!

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vChat Podcast – LIVE from VMworld 2015! (Episode 39)

by David Davis on September 17, 2015


In this episode, recorded LIVE at VMworld 2015, Simon, Eric, and David (all together in one place – a professional recording studio with a 3 camera setup in fact), the vChat crew covers their person experiences at VMworld 2015. We talk about all the latest VMworld news and events including the VMworld keynote, speaking sessions, labs, the expo, and of course – parties. WATCH NOW to see the full episode!

Eric’s thoughts and observations on VMworld 2015 can be found here.

vChat is a regular virtualization video chat covering VMware vSphere, Cloud Computing, Virtualization News, and maybe some geeky humor. Regular contributors are 3 vExperts – Simon Seagrave (TechHead.co), Eric Siebert (vSphere-Land.com), and David Davis (VMwareVideos.com).

You can now SUBSCRIBE TO VCHAT on iTunes!

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In vChat #38 Simon, Eric, and David talk about what they are using for their vSphere virtual labs (cloud, physical, and virtual), Simon’s new vVNX videos and how vVNX can be used for home labs, and other home lab vSphere storage options, and a VMworld 2015 pre-view (stay tuned to for our next episode where we will spend the whole show talking about VMworld). JOIN US to learn more!

Links discussed in the show are:

vChat is a regular virtualization video chat covering VMware vSphere, Cloud Computing, Virtualization News, and maybe some geeky humor. Regular contributors are 3 vExperts – Simon Seagrave (TechHead.co), Eric Siebert (vSphere-Land.com), and David Davis (VMwareVideos.com).

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Back at it again! In vChat #37 Simon, Eric, and David talk about VMware Virtual Volumes (VVOLs), what they are, how they work, how they compare to alternatives, what’s required, and what we think the adoption rate will be. JOIN US to learn more!

Links discussed in the show are:

vChat is a regular virtualization video chat covering VMware vSphere, Cloud Computing, Virtualization News, and maybe some geeky humor. Regular contributors are 3 vExperts – Simon Seagrave (TechHead.co), Eric Siebert (vSphere-Land.com), and David Davis (VMwareVideos.com).

You can now SUBSCRIBE TO VCHAT on iTunes!

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