#077 - Introducing Data Services Manager 2.0 featuring Cormac Hogan
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In this conversation, Duncan and Cormac Hogan discuss VMware's Data Services Manager (DSM) and its role in offering data services in a full-stack private cloud. They cover topics such as the use cases for DSM, the integration with Kubernetes, the support for different databases, the automation capabilities, and the licensing model. Cormac highlights the features of DSM, including lifecycle management, backups, scaling, monitoring, and advanced settings. He also mentions the upcoming release of new features and additional data services.  Takeaways Data Services Manager (DSM) is a VMware p ..read more
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#075 - Newsflash - VMware Workstation and Fusion licensing changes! (Did I hear free?)
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1M ago
SummaryFor this special edition of the podcast Duncan invited Michael Roy to discuss the latest VMware Workstation and VMware Fusion announcements. VMware Workstation and Fusion are desktop hypervisor products that allow users to run virtual machines on their PC or Mac. Starting today, Workstation and Fusion commercial licenses will only be available through annual subscriptions. The price for both products is now $199 per year. The free versions of Fusion Player and Workstation Player are being discontinued, but the Pro versions will be available for free for personal use. Support for persona ..read more
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#074 - Exploring the Cloud-Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) with William Rizzo
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by Duncan Epping, Frank Denneman, Johan van Amersfoort
1M ago
In this conversation, Johan van Amersfoort interviews William Rizzo about the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and its impact on cloud computing and modern infrastructure. They discuss the role of the CNCF in making cloud native technology ubiquitous and the support it provides to cloud native projects. They also explore the advantages of using CNCF projects for IT admins and platform engineers, including the ability to build platforms with integrated and efficient tools. They touch on the future trends and developments within the CNCF, such as platform engineering and AI/ML workloads ..read more
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#073 - What was announced for vSAN in the last month? Featuring Pete Koehler!
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1M ago
In episode 073 Duncan and Pete discuss various updates and changes related to vSAN, including ReadyNode configurations, licensing, vSAN Max, capacity reporting, and compression ratios. They highlight the improvements in compression ratios with vSAN ESA, which can result in significant space efficiency gains. They also discuss the use cases for vSAN Max and vSAN HCI, as well as the flexibility in making changes to ReadyNode configurations. Overall, they emphasize the ongoing development and exciting future of vSAN and VMware Cloud Foundation. Takeaways vSAN ESA offers improved compression rati ..read more
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#072 - Chris Gully and the rise of Small Language Models
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by Duncan Epping, Frank Denneman, Johan van Amersfoort
2M ago
SummaryChris Gully discusses his current role in the new Broadcom organization and highlights of his career. He emphasizes the importance of staying relevant in the technology industry and the value of working with cool and smart people. The conversation then shifts to the topic of small language models (SLMs) and their role in the landscape of gen AI applications. Gully explains that SLMs offer a more progressive approach to working with large language models (LLMs) and enable more efficient and scalable deployments. The discussion also touches on the components of gen AI applications, the ne ..read more
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#071 - Developer Experience & Spring with DaShaun Carter
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by Duncan Epping, Frank Denneman, Johan van Amersfoort
2M ago
In this new episode of the Unexplored Territory Podcast, DaShaun Carter, a Spring Developer Advocate at VMware Tanzu and Broadcom, discusses his career highlights, his home lab setup, and his passion for Spring. He explains the concept of developer experience and how Spring and Tanzu contribute to it. DaShaun also highlights the innovations in Spring, such as AOT processing and native images, and their impact on use cases. He discusses the relationship between the open source aspect of Spring and the closed source solutions in the Tanzu portfolio. Finally, he explores the importance of develop ..read more
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#069 - AI on CPUs with Earl Ruby
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by Duncan Epping, Frank Denneman, Johan van Amersfoort
3M ago
In episode 69, we spoke with Earl Ruby on running AI and ML workloads on CPUs. Earl is an R&D engineer at VMware by Broadcom focusing on AI/ML accelerators. He provides us with an overview of the do's and don't of successful deployments of AI-enabled applications on CPUs. Some links to topics discussed: earlruby.org/ AI without GPUs: Accessing Sapphire Rapids AMX instructions on vSphere Earl Ruby on Linkedin Follow us on X for updates and news about upcoming episodes: https://x.com/UnexploredPod. Last but not least, make sure to hit that subscribe button and share the episode with your ..read more
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#068 - Diving into the VMC on AWS announcements with Niels Hagoort
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by Duncan Epping, Frank Denneman, Johan van Amersfoort
4M ago
In episode 067, we invited Niels Hagoort back to the show to talk about the latest VMC on AWS announcements. Topics we discussed: The new M7i instance, including its use cases and specs The Cloud Management Add-on for VMC on AWS and how Aria can add value The differences between the M7i instance and the other instance types, and the deployment considerations. More about these announcements can be found here: https://vmc.techzone.vmware.com/closer-look-m7i-instance-vmware-cloud-aws Follow us on X for updates and news about upcoming episodes: https://x.com/UnexploredPod. Last but not least ..read more
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#067 - Securing the world's data with Rubrik featuring Jerry Rijnbeek
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4M ago
In episode 067, we spoke with Jerry Rijnbeek on the topic of Rubrik, and how Rubrik enables customers to secure their data against natural disasters as well as ransomware, but more importantly, also helps customers to develop a data security posture. Follow us on X for updates and news about upcoming episodes: https://x.com/UnexploredPod. Last but not least, make sure to hit that subscribe button and share the episode with your friends and colleagues ..read more
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#066 - Data Platforms for AI/ML workload with Vaughn Stewart
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by Duncan Epping, Frank Denneman, Johan van Amersfoort
4M ago
In episode 66, we spoke with Vaughn Stewart on data platforms for AI and ML workloads. Vaughn is the VP of Systems Engineering at VAST Data. He provides us with an overview of the needs and requirements of a data platform for successful deployments of AI-enabled applications. Some links to topics discussed: VAST Data Platform VAST Data DASE architecture  VAST Database VAST Data Similarity-Based Data Reduction Follow us on X for updates and news about upcoming episodes: https://x.com/UnexploredPod. Last but not least, make sure to hit that subscribe button and share the episode with your ..read more
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