Tom gets to mingle with like-minded IT folks again and reports back on interesting sessions, companies, trends and more.
"It was nice to see and talk with like-minded people again."
Tom lists his top 5 and then turns presenter in a session where he puts a laptop in a microwave oven as part of an experiment to limit Wi-Fi ... and then turns it on!
Tom Fenton sneakily works around his 5-item limit to showcase even more goodies you need to check out in what might be the first big post-pandemic tech show allowing the option of in-person attendance.
From Project Monterey to the future of VM provisioning (Kubernetes), Tom Fenton shares the top five technologies he's interested in learning more about during the online-only VMworld event in October.
Tom notes new members for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and covers new goodies from Kioxia, Diamanti, Kasten and more.
Tom Fenton lists his top five takeaways from VMworld this year.
Tom Fenton shares his top five commands used to configure new virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environments or add virtual desktops to existing environments.
Tom Fenton details a quick list of five things you can do to make your home networking experience better during the huge surge in telework.
As expected, the big IT vendors all gave K8s the credibility that it deserves, but for me the most interesting news came from the small and mid-sized companies that are laser-focused on K8s. Below are 5 areas that I found especially interesting at KubeCon 2019.
KubeCon + NativeCon North America 2019 will take place in at the San Diego Convention Center Nov. 18-21, 2019. I've already shared five things I'll be checking out at the show, but San Diego is a fantastic place with perhaps the best weather in the U.S., and if this will be your first time in San Diego, you'll want to set aside some of your free time to explore the city.
Just when I thought the hype and excitement around Kubernetes (K8s) hit a plateau I was proven wrong as at the major IT conferences (VMworld, NetApp Insight, MS Ignite, etc.) this year K8s took front stage. By all accounts the enthusiasm for K8s will continue unabashed in the foreseeable future as developers love it and enterprises are trying out how to incorporate and tame it.
At next month's user conference, Tom will be checking out what looks to be some very interesting sessions and presentations, focusing on: Kubernetes; HCI VDI with GPU Nodes; NVMe over Fabric; Data Fabric; and NetApp Ecosystem.
VMware's regular release cadence makes VMworld less of a can't-miss event than it used to be, but that doesn't mean a shortage of major announcements.
After spending four days at the Linux Foundation event, here are some of the more important takeaways and latest developments in Kubernetes (K8S) and cloud-native computing.