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Dallas VMUG - March 2010

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									Who is Train Signal?
          By David Davis
     Who is Train Signal?
     By David Davis


Who the heck is David Davis?
• Worked in a Dallas-area retailer for many years
  where we consolidated servers using VMware
• Obtained CCIE #9369, VCP4, MS, and CISSP certs
• Awarded vExpert for contributions to the VMware
  community
• Blog on numerous website, write for Virtualization
  Review Magazine, judged products at VMworld, spoke
  a number of conferences
• Authored 9 Train Signal video training products
  including VMware ESX, vSphere, and part of our
  vSphere Pro Vol 1 course
• @davidmdavis on Twitter & VMwareVideos.com
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                 •Over 20 hours with
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VMware vSphere Pro Series Vol 1 Video Training
•3 vExperts
   •Rick Scherer
   •Hal Rottenberg
   •David Davis
•Topics:
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   ThinApp
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      Who is Train Signal?
      By David Davis


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 • Video is full-screen and HQ (not low-res YouTube)
 • Includes iPod/iPhone/iPad, WMV, and MP3 files
 • More Bonus content added every month (ie: vMA &
   vCLI)
 • More Pro series courses on the way…
     –Vizioncore by vExpert Scott Herold
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     –SRM
     –Storage
     –Cloud Computing & more…
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     Who is Train Signal?
     By David Davis


Blog posts on VMwareVideos.com…
VIDEO: Using the VMware Guest Console (VGC)
     Who is Train Signal?
     By David Davis


Blog posts on VMwareVideos.com…
VIDEO: Jumpstart P2V with ESXi and VMware GO
     Who is Train Signal?
     By David Davis


Blog posts on VMwareVideos.com…
VIDEO: vSphere Mini-
 Monitor by Nick Weaver
 from Ft Worth (now of
 EMC), aka @lynxbat on
 Twitter
     Who is Train Signal?
     By David Davis


Tech Field Day – Boston 2010

•15 Bloggers (called delegates)
•6 sponsors – Cisco, EMC, HP, & more
•2 days of intense education and
 challenging questions
•Lots of blog posts and videos
•Check it out at-
 http://gestaltit.com/field-day/2010-
 boston/
     Who is Train Signal?
     By David Davis


“VCDX Brownbag” Study Session

•Cody Bunch, San Antonio VMUG Leader,
 and Tom Howarth of PlanetVM.net
•Sessions are free & usually VCDXs
 attend
•Sessions are recorded for later listening
•Check it out at-
 http://professionalvmware.com
• TIP: Attend VMworld and register for a “VCDX
  workshop”
     Who is Train Signal?
     By David Davis


VirtuMania Podcast

•Rich Brambley, vExpert who runs
 VMetc.com
•Weekly chat with virtualization experts
 with the likes of EMC’s Chad Sakac
•Sessions are recorded for later listening
•Check it out at-
 http://vmetc.com/podcast
     Who is Train Signal?
     By David Davis


VMware Communities Roundtable (Podcast)

•John Troyer of VMware
•Weekly, Wednesday at 2pm central
•News straight from VMware product
 managers (ie: ThinApp staff on hand for
 launch day)
•Sessions are recorded for later listening
•Check it out at- www.talkshoe.com and
 search for VMware
     Who is Train Signal?
     By David Davis


How to stay up to date on daily VMware news?

1. Follow my list on Twitter of 340
   virtualization experts at
http://twitter.com/davidmdavis/virtualization


2. Subscribe to VMware’s RSS Blog
   aggregator, Planet v12n at
http://www.vmware.com/vmtn/planet/v12n/

Bonus Question: what does v12n stand for?
(hint: a number-based word or numeronym)
    Who is Train Signal?
    By David Davis


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 just go to www.TrainSignal.com to get
 yours for 20% off with this coupon
•Valid on any Train Signal virtualization
 product (VMware vSphere or Microsoft
 Hyper-V)
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 2010
•CODE: DFWVMUG
Thank you from Train Signal!
   www.TrainSignal.com
 www.VMwareVideos.com

								
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