Log Insight 3.0 Announced!

I am not sure if you caught the press release this morning, but Log Insight 3 (3.0 — was called 2.6 during the Tech Preview period) has been announced! Expect to here more this week at VMworld, but what is posted now is:

vRealize Log Insight™ 3 – New features in vRealize Log Insight 3 will include double the scale and performance to 15,000 messages per second, improvements in fault tolerance around clustering, analytics improvements with new charting options and query snapshots, improved integration with vRealize Operations, and improvements in Big Data style query execution.

While I cannot talk about specifics now, doubling the performance will be huge for many users, the fault tolerance improvements will be a welcome addition to those in production, the new charting options will be root cause analysis even easier and the improved integration with vR Ops is really, really cool.

In addition to Log Insight 3.0, vR Ops 6.1, NSX 6.2, VIO 2.0, SRM 6.1, vSphere APIs for IO filtering, and a Tech Preview of Project Skyscraper were all announced! Be sure to check out the entire press release here. More information is also available on the media kit.

My VMworld 2014 schedule

Wow, VMworld 2014 is right around the corner! I have my session presentation submitted and just need to finish my demonstrations. I also have a good portion of my schedule ironed out now. I just need to add some sessions 🙂

  • Saturday, August 23
    • 6-10 vBeers Tweetup @ Chieftain
  • Sunday, August 24
    • 8:30am – 11 5K Fun Run
    • 12:00-1:00 TAM Day expert lunch with Log Insight
    • 4-7 VMworld Welcome Reception
    • 8-11 VMunderground @ City View (if I get my ticket back…)
  • Monday, August 25
    • 11:30-12:30 How to perform troubleshooting and root cause analysis with Log Insight
    • 5-8 Log Insight exports group meetup @ Chieftain
    • 6-9 Tegile party @ Roe
    • 7-11pm vFlipCup @ Folsom Street Foundry
  • Tuesday, August 26
    • 11-2 Log Insight booth in Solution Exchange
    • 4:30-6 Hall Crawl
    • 7-10 vExpert/VCDX VMworld event @ E&O
  • Wednesday, August 27
    • 10-1 Log Insight booth in Solution Exchange
    • 7-10 VMworld party

VMworld 2014 public voting and my 6 sessions

As I am sure you heard, voting for VMworld 2014 sessions is now open! Based on my count this morning, it looks like 1,179 public sessions are available to select from (though only 1,178 to vote on as session 1645 appears to have been submitted by accident). All in, I have 6 sessions up for public voting! Now you may be wondering why I submitted 6 public sessions, how many private sessions I submitted, and what I will do if they all get accepted. Read on to hear the reasoning behind my approach this year.

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