Extending Memory Capacity with VMware vSphere and Upcoming Intel Optane Memory Technology

Next year, as part of a major server refresh, we should see productization of a new technology known as Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory technology. This memory technology, supported on new Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors code-named “Cascade Lake,” represents a new class of memory and storage technology architected specifically for data center requirements. It offers […]

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. […]

VMware’s Strategy for Software-Defined Storage

What if the concepts Abstract, Pool, and Automate are applied to Storage? The foundation of the modern data center is pooled, automated resources that are sufficiently abstracted from physical hardware leading to significant gains in operational efficiency and resource utilization efficiency. This is true for almost every virtualization and cloud platform today. The advantages come […]

VMware Cloud Foundation™, the Unified SDDC Platform For The Hybrid Cloud, Is Here!

It’s been an exciting first day keynote today at VMworld 2016 with several very important announcements. It was great to hear from Pat Gelsinger on how VMware plans to extend our hybrid cloud strategy with the new Cross-Cloud Architecture while continuing to deliver innovative solutions that our customers can use today. In this respect, I […]

A Preview of Distributed Storage

VMware shared a technology preview of Distributed Storage at VMworld 2012 as part of our broader storage strategy. Steve Herrod described this technology as “virtual SAN” in his Day 1 keynote at VMworld. Distributed Storage (DS), currently under development by VMware engineers, is a distributed layer of software running natively as part of the ESX […]

EVO: RACK Tech Preview at VMworld 2014

Today is an exciting day! If you are attending VMworld 2014, you will hear about VMware EVO: RAIL shortly. VMware EVO: RAIL™ is a hyper-converged infrastructure appliance that will help customers to streamline the deployment and scale-out of Software-Defined IT infrastructure. It is also the first solution in a family of hyper-converged infrastructure offerings from […]

Unveiling Project Clarity

Today we’re ecstatic to announce Project Clarity, a design system that combines UX guidelines, patterns, and front-end code in one solution. Clarity is for the designer and developer in each of us.   Bringing it together — UX, HTML/CSS, and Angular Clarity’s designs stem from relentless exploration and research. These designs are built into our HTML/CSS components, which […]