vChat – Episode 5 – VMworld SF 2010 Special Episode

by David Davis on August 26, 2010

In Episode 5 of our new vChat series, Eric Siebert, Simon Seagrave, and David Davis discuss VMworld San Francisco 2010 and the things to see and do including a few tips for VMworld first-timers.

NOTE: The video looks awesome this time! The screen hydration issue has been resolved!

The full list of links discussed in this video can be found below…

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 (, Eric Siebert (, and David Davis (

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Here are links that we discussed in this episode:

For a huge list of  VMworld 2010 conference coverage and travel tips visit


Sunday night


  • 130PM – MA8339 – David Davis – Top 10 free vSphere Tools
  • 7-10pm Solutions exchange opens / reception Get your Train Signal vSphere 4.1 video giveaway!
  • Tweetup 9-11pm – John Troyer sponsored by Train Signal and Xangati




Sessions not to miss-

  • TA7962 – Nick Weaver – my man from TX – modern networking in virtual env
  • V18328 – Eric Siebert, Simon Gallager, Simon Seagrave covering affordable vSphere home labs
  • TA8623 – Storage super-heavyweight challenge – Vaughn stewart and Chad Sakac
  • BC7773 – Mike Laverick on Site Recovery Manager
  • TA8188 – Chris Wolf – what server hosted virtual desktop vendors aren;t telling you Wednesday morning
  • V18268 – Eric Siebert – deep dive on virtualization – how stuff works
  • BC7803 – Duncan Epping – Planning and DSesigning an HA Cluster that maximizes uptime
  • MA8092 – Chris Wolf – Cloud Futures – the infrastructure authority
  • TA8101 – Scott Lowe – virtual storage and vmware vsphere – best practices
  • SS8222 – Charu – Transitioning to ESXi

{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

John Troyer 08.26.10 at 4:31 pm

Keynote correction: Tuesday is the main General Session with Paul Maritz and Steve Herrod. No keynote on Wednesday, but a very cool General Session on Thursday with some MIT scientists on some cool “future of tech” topics. General Session information at

Robert 08.30.10 at 1:36 am

How do we get a copy of the Train Signal vSphere 4.1 video if we can’t make it to VMworld.

David Davis 09.11.10 at 11:00 pm

Hi Robert,
Thanks for your interest in our vSphere 4.1 video training. This course will be available for free with the purchase of any of our vSphere courses, including the Pro series courses.
All the best to you,

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