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vChat – Mike Foley – Fortifying VMware vSphere Security – Episode 53 – @MikeFoley @DavidMDavis @Kiwi_Si

In episode #53, David and Simon chat with vExpert Mike Foley (@MikeFoley) of VMware about how to fortify VMware vSphere Security. Here’s what you’ll learn in this vChat: how the perception of security has changed in the enterprise how vSphere security has changed what’s new in vSphere Security with 6.7 the future of vSphere security vSphere Platinum – 6.7 with AppDefense what you need to know about the vSphere hardening guide plus Mike’s best tips for vSphere security resources! Don’t miss it! (Links to resources that Mike covers are below) Links from the show- Mike Foley on Twitter Mike Foley’s Blog vSphere 6.7 Media Resources Link – (Mike’s top recommendation!) vSphere Hardening Guides vSphere Security Central vSphere Platinum with AppDefense VMware AppDefense vChat is a regular virtualization video chat covering VMware vSphere, Cloud Computing, Virtualization News, and maybe some geeky humor. Regular contributors are vExperts – Simon Seagrave (TechHead.co) and David Davis (VMwareVideos.com). You can now SUBSCRIBE TO VCHAT on iTunes!

41mins

13 Dec 2018

Rank #1

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vChat – Scott S Lowe – Kubernetes for vSphere Admins – Episode 52 – @Scott_Lowe @DavidMDavis @Kiwi_Si

In episode #52, David and Simon chat with Scott Lowe about Kubernetes – what it is, what virtualization admins need to know, and how to get started. We also chat about Scott’s relatively new position at Kubernetes startup, Heptio. We’ll also ask Scott questions like: For those who don’t know, what is Kubernetes? How does it compare to vSphere? Are people really starting to containerize traditional apps? What is the best way to learn k8s for vSphere admins? and… what’s new at Heptio? (Links to resources that Scott covers are below) Links from the show- Scott Lowe on Twitter Scott Lowe’s Blog Kubernetes the Hard Way (great learning tool, not for production!): Awesome-Kubernetes Creating Highly Available Clusters with kubeadm Creating a single master cluster with kubeadm vChat is a regular virtualization video chat covering VMware vSphere, Cloud Computing, Virtualization News, and maybe some geeky humor. Regular contributors are vExperts – Simon Seagrave (TechHead.co) and David Davis (VMwareVideos.com). You can now SUBSCRIBE TO VCHAT on iTunes!

39mins

12 Oct 2018

Rank #2

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vChat – Stu Miniman – What’s New at @TheCube – Episode 51 – @Stu @DavidMDavis @Kiwi_Si

In episode #51, David and Simon chat with super-analyst, host of @TheCube, and all around awesome guy, Stu Miniman. Watch this episode to hear about Stu’s best interviews, the coolest shows, and a bunch of other geeky stuff! This is a NOT TO MISS episode – enjoy the show ! Links from the show- Stu on Twitter Stu on LinkedIn TheCube.net Homepage Stu’s Blog on ServerLess 101: Revolution or Evolution The Cube’s YouTube Channel vChat is a regular virtualization video chat covering VMware vSphere, Cloud Computing, Virtualization News, and maybe some geeky humor. Regular contributors are vExperts – Simon Seagrave (TechHead.co) and David Davis (VMwareVideos.com). You can now SUBSCRIBE TO VCHAT on iTunes!

43mins

9 Jul 2018

Rank #3

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vChat – Bill Kleyman – Building IoT like Tony Stark – Episode 50 – @QuadStack @DavidMDavis @Kiwi_Si

In episode #50, David and Simon chat with super-evangelist, speaker, and CTO, Bill Kleyman about how to build an IoT infrastructure for the home and enterprise like Tony Stark (yes that’s IronMan). You’ll learn about Bill’s Interop presentation on the 6 components of IoT, how to security IoT based on context, how to align the business with IoT, and what Simon and Bill are using to automate their homes with IoT. You don’t want to miss this special 50th episode of vChat ! Links from the show- Bill on Twitter Bill on LinkedIn Bill’s Blog Post on DarkReading – Deconstructing the Possibilities and Realities of Enterprise IoT Security Wink IoT Homepage Samsung Smart Things Datacenter Frontier Information Week – Bill Kleyman’s Bio 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) and David Davis (VMwareVideos.com). You can now SUBSCRIBE TO VCHAT on iTunes!

37mins

1 Jun 2018

Rank #4

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vChat – Aaron Delp on Podcasting and Cohesity – Episode 49 – @aarondelp @thecloudcastnet @cohesity

In episode #49, David chats with VMware vExpert Aaron Delp of Cohesity and The Cloud Cast Podcast. You’ll find out about Aaron’s new team at Cohesity (Yes, he is hiring!) and what’s made his podcast (@TheCloudCastNet) with Brian Gracely so popular. The CloudCast is now up to almost 350 episodes so make sure you listen to hear Aaron’s podcasting tips! Also, if you are interested in a new gig at a cutting edge storage company, hit up Aaron on Twitter to see if you might be right to join his team! We hope you enjoy this episode of vChat! Links from the show- Aaron on Twitter Aaron on LinkedIn The CloudCast Podcast on Twitter The CloudCast Homepage Cohesity’s Homepage 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!

27mins

9 May 2018

Rank #5

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vChat – VMware vSAN 6.6 New Features with vExpert Jase McCarty – Episode 48 – @jasemccarty @davidmdavis

In episode #48, David chats with VMware vExpert Jase McCarty of VMware about VMware vSAN. You’ll learn what’s made it so popular, some of the coolest use cases for vSAN, and cool new features of vSAN. Join us on this episode of vChat! Links from the show- VMware vSAN Homepage Jase McCarty on Twitter vSAN 6.6 Release Notes Virtual Blocks- What’s New in VMware vSAN 6.6? By Jase McCarty VMware Hands On Labs vSAN on a Submarine? (vSAN with 2 Failure Domains) #VMworld STO8568 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!

45mins

7 Apr 2018

Rank #6

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vChat – AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner – Episode 47 with @kiwi_si and @davidmdavis

In episode #47, Simon and David chat about the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam – what it is, how it helps you, and how to prepare. Join us on this episode of vChat!  Links from the show- AWS Certification Homepage AWS Certification Prep Resources AWS Cloud Essentials free video training for the cloud practitioner exam AWS Cloud Practitioner Exam Blueprint / Guide Pluralsight’s AWS Video Training Courses with free trial ACloud.Guru’s AWS Video Training 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!

22mins

22 Mar 2018

Rank #7

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vChat – 2018 Enterprise Tech Conferences Past and Future – Episode 46 with @kiwi_si and @davidmdavis

In episode #46, Simon and David chat about AWS Reinvent, Dell World, Microsoft Ignite, VMworld, CES, and other tech conferences, past and future. Learn about these conferences, which ones we’ll be at, and gain conferences tips! Join us on this episode of vChat! Links from the show- AWS Re:Invent Microsoft Ignite The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) VMware’s VMworld Dell World ActualTech Media Events including the Megacast and Ecocast event series 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!

41mins

27 Feb 2018

Rank #8

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vChat – Blockchain Cryptocurrency Bitcoin Ethereum Mining Oh My! – Episode 45 with @kiwi_si and @davidmdavis

In episode #45, Simon and David chat about Blockchain, Cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Ethereum, and how Simon is mining this stuff in his home lab. Want to learn what all that stuff is about? Me too! Join us on this episode of vChat! We’ll answer questions like- What are blockchain, cryptocurrency, bitcoin, and Ethereum? Why are you mining ? What does it take to mine? How do you balance the cost vs the return? Why an open rig? What kind of GPU, CPU, Memory, and disk do you have? And why? What OS and app in the OS? Links from the show- Determine the real-time profitability of mining a particular crypto-coin: What to Mine: https://whattomine.com/ Coin Warz: https://www.coinwarz.com/cryptocurrency Crypto News Sites: Coin Desk:  https://www.coindesk.com Coin Telegraph:  https://cointelegraph.com/ 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!

38mins

14 Feb 2018

Rank #9

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vChat Podcast – vSphere 6.5 Management What’s New? (Episode 44) with Emad Younis (@emad_younis) of @VMware

In episode #44, Simon and David chat with Emad Younis of EmadYounis.com and VMware fame to learn what’s new in vSphere 6.5, specifically related to vCenter and vSphere Management. Emad is an expert in vCenter and the entire upgrade process from vSphere 5.x and 6.x to 6.5 and offers a lot of good tips and resources. The vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) is production and ready for the mainstream and the vSphere C# client is no longer being shipped. Watch this episode to find out what you need to know about vSphere 6.5 from a VMware expert! In the podcast, Emad talks about … His blog – Emad Younis.com His post – What’s New in vCenter 6.5 VMware vSphere Product Walkthroughs vBrownBag with Emad Younis – What’s New in vSphere 6.5 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!

22mins

28 Apr 2017

Rank #10