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EMC Hands-on Labs at Sydney vForum 2011

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Every VMworld attendee knows how important the hands-on labs are to the show’s success. Many attendees cite the HOLs as the most important part of the show. EMC picked up on this and in recent years has offered its own interactive demonstrations at the EMC booth on the showroom floor.  We have taken these labs on the road and I am happy to announce they will be featured at Sydney vForum 2011.

The Sydney vForum runs from 19-20 October at the Sydney Exhibition and Convention Centre.  This will be my third year attending this show, which is one of the largest VMware events in the Asia Pacific region.  VMware will offer the same hands-on labs to the Sydney vForum attendees that they offered to VMworld attendees.  So EMC decided to add a small set of our own labs at the EMC booth.

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Maximum Hosts Per Cluster


I just returned from a one week vacation to a warm sunny beach on a small island not too far from Singapore.  Even on my vacations my conversations often migrate to technology and my travel mate is an old friend and current employee at VMware, Dave Korsunsky.  Sitting by a pool with a cocktail in hand at a fantastic hotel I asked my friend, “what is the right number of hosts per DRS/HA cluster?”  Great conversation for a vacation, right?

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