From GIFEE to COFEE

While I was an analyst at Gartner, I co-developed the concept of “web-scale IT” based upon what I had learned from researching as well as talking to individuals working at several of the industry-leading FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google) companies.  At the time, I envisioned web-scale as the next step in DevOps evolution as […]

Dan Tsafrir wins award at Eurosys

Dan Tsafrir, a Scholar-in-Residence at the VMware Research Group won the EuroSys Jochen Liedtke Young Researcher Award, at the EuroSys 2018 conference in Porto, Portugal on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018. EuroSys, now in its 13th year, is a premier forum for discussing various issues of systems software research and development, with a strong focus on […]

Corfu, The Database-less Database, Take a Chance on Me

This article is for all the distributed systems application programmers out there who want to increase their programming efficiency; not have to worry about the complexity of the tool they are using; increase throughput and reduce the IT complexity for the end customer. You know who you are, the person who is now going through […]

New $6M NSF – VMware Solicitation for Research Proposals

A new partnership between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and VMware is jointly soliciting research proposals on the topic of Edge Computing Data Infrastructure (ECDI) with an anticipated total funding of $6M. Full information can be found here. The VMware Academic Program (VMAP) is dedicated to VMware and academia jointly envisioning, exploring, and influencing the […]

AWS Greengrass on VMware vSphere Is Here! Let’s Go!

Today we are pleased to announce the availability of our preview of the AWS Greengrass Core VM Appliance 0.5. This follows our earlier preview announcement and is a major step in allowing cloud services to execute anywhere that data is created or consumed, providing organizations with new ways to accelerate innovation initiatives. VMware vSphere® is […]

Re-thinking IT Security

“This is why high walls and deep moats do not guarantee security, while strong armor and effective weapons do not guarantee strength. If opponents want to hold firm, attack where they are unprepared; if opponents want to establish a battlefront, appear where they do not expect you.” – Sun Tzu Recently I was invited to […]

VMware Announces the 2017 Systems Research Award Recipient

VMware is pleased to announce the 2017 recipient of the early career Systems Research Award: Tim Kraska, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Brown University, who will be joining MIT in the spring as an Associate Professor. Professor Kraska’s university will receive a gift of US $100,000 in support of his research on data management systems. […]