David Davis is a virtualization evangelist at Pluralsight.com, the global leader in video training for IT pros. He holds several certifications including VCP5, VCAP-DCA, and CCIE #9369. He has been awarded the VMware vExpert award 5 years running. Additionally, Davis has spoken at major conferences like VMworld and authored hundreds of articles for websites and print publications, mostly around virtualization, for respected publications like Virtualization Review and ComputerWorld. His blog is VirtualizationSoftware.com.
David Davis's Recent Posts
Recent June, 2014 Stories
Trying to choose between VMware vSphere 5.5 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V? David Davis serves up five reasons why he thinks VMware is the better option.
Discover the ins and outs of vCloud Hybrid Service and its unique features - including VMware's install base and ecosystem - all in this breezy walkthrough.
VMware has unveiled vCenter Log Insight, an analytics tool that helps admins measure and analyze the status of their physical and virtual IT infrastructures.
We're back with our look at the new vSphere Data Protection (VDP)! Learn the process of backing up and recovering a vSphere virtual machine with VDP.
It's time to back it up! Learn how to install and configure VMware's new product, vSphere Data Protection (VDP).
Need an application or solution up and running fast? Trying to troubleshoot? Check out our list of the best VMware virtual appliances.
Meet VMware's Horizon Suite, a client for end-user computing (EUC). Discover the Horizon Suite's components, and why you should consider using it.
Viva la virtualization! Make the most of it with our top 10 performance vSphere tips by David M. Davis.
Virtualization guru David Davis discusses cloud computing and VMware's vCloud products in particular.
VMware expert David Davis sits down with HotLink CEO Lynn LeBlanc to discuss virtualization and private cloud management.
VMware unveiled vSphere 5.1 and vCloud 5.1 at VMworld 2012 this morning. David M. Davis provides a technical overview of what's new and noteworthy about the products.
vChat is a regular virtualization video chat covering VMware vSphere, cloud computing, virtualization news, and some geeky humor. Regular contributors are vExperts Simon Seagrave, Eric Siebert and David Davis. See the latest vChat episodes with special guests including Duncan Epping, Frank Denneman, John Arrasjid, John Troyer, Rich Brambley and more.
The Drobo B800i iSCSI storage array is the perfect solution for SMB-level and "pro-sumer" storage as well as virtualization environments utilizing VMware. The new generation of Drobo is pushing the limits with BeyondRAID, Thunderbolt, Data-Aware SSD Tiering and so much more. Read vExpert David Davis' review of Drobo B800i to learn more.
While there are many backup tools out there, they aren't all created equal. In this post, vExpert David Davis goes through the various types of backup tools available for your enterprise backup, and how to choose the best one.
In this video post, vExpert David Davis talks about vCloud Director Tasks and Events, and shows how to monitor Blocking Tasks, view Provider and Org vDC usage, and check vCD Logs.