vCloud Director 1.5 Quick Start

This start video provides a simplified, step-by-step set of instructions for creating a new virtual machine on the StratoGen vCloud platform. The StratoGen vCloud platform is built upon VMware vCloud Director 1.5. This video is a supplement to the vCloud director 1.5 user manual which provides comprehensive information about the platform.

Using the vCloud Connector

The VMware vCloud Connector is a free plug-in that will allow all VMware vSphere administrators to immediately begin deploying and managing virtual machines (VMs) across VMware vCloud Powered cloud services from within the VMware vSphere Client. This video shows you how to configure both the vCenter server and the vCloud Director and how to upload …

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SpringSource CTO Discusses the Cloud

This article is a transcript of an interview with SpringSource, a subsidiary of VMware, CTO Adrian Colyer. He discusses the impact of mobile devices, HTML 5 and cloud-computing on enterprise IT generally and Cloud Foundry which surprisingly is written in Ruby.

Building Scalable Cloud Infrastructure with Ruby

This video details the use of Ruby, EventMachine, RabbitMQ, and various distributed systems techniques in the building of the VMforce large scale cloud system at VMware. Topics covered will be the cloud system architecture, asynchronous programming in Ruby, EventMachine, Sinatra, and the use of messaging in a complex distributed system.

VMware Announces Cloud Foundry

VMware has introduced a major new PaaS called Cloud Foundry. The project is available as open source software and provides a platform for building, deploying and running cloud apps. This product is described in this interview with Tod Nielsen, Co-President of the Application Platform Group at VMware.