Momentum Season in Asia-Pacific

VMware’s term for our annual series of customer events is “momentum season”, and as the APJ CTO that means that I’ve hardly stopped moving since VMworld kicked off the season in August. I’m writing this as I head to my fourth vFORUM, this one in Singapore. As widely noted on social media, one of my […]

VMware’s Mihai Budiu presents “Hillview: A Spreadsheet for Big Data” at Stanford

Dr. Mihai Budiu, a Senior Researcher in VMware’s Research Group, will present on “Hillview:  A Spreadsheet for Big Data”, as part of the Stanford DAWN Project’s seminar series.  The talk will occur on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 from 3 to 4 p.m., on campus in the Gates Computer Science Building in room 415.   The Hillview Project is […]

Blockchain: The Core Technology of Bitcoin

The following is an excerpt from the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science’s (EATSC) just released October Bulletin. VMware Research Group members Ittai Abraham and Dahlia Malkhi, experts in distributed computing, were asked to present their perspective on Blockchain consensus protocols, through the lens of distributed computing, and discuss the relationship to Byzantine Fault Tolerant […]

High Performance Computing Conference: VMware at SC’17 in Denver next week

VMware will once again have a demo kiosk inside of the Dell EMC booth at Supercomputing, which is being held next week in Denver. We will showcase the benefits of virtualization of on-premise HPC environments with good performance for an array of workloads. We have a lot to talk about! Here is a preview… New […]

5 Deep Dive Perspectives from VMware Open Source Experts

We recently published a piece here on the OCTO blog called Curious About Open Source at VMware? 5 Articles to Get You Started. This article explored the basics of open source at VMware via a collection of the 5 best introductory blogs on the Open Source @ VMware Blog. For those now looking to dig […]

AI at VMware: A History, Present and What’s Next

A few months ago, Michael Gandy and Joel Leichnetz from the Xplorer Group presented a session at VMworld about AI at VMware. We thought it would be interesting to share with the larger community as Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become such a buzzword (and often over used). A brief history of AI AI is not […]

We’re off to SOSP 2017

The 26th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principals (SOSP 2017), a biennial event, is being held October 29-31, 2017 in Shanghai, China. VMware, a Silver sponsor, will be at the conference as well as several of our researchers who will be involved in presenting papers, leading poster sessions, and co-leading a Birds of a Feather […]