Here it is, the schedule for the TechTalks and the other things happening on the Community Stage.

You will find the Community Stage in the Hang Space, to the left as you walk in the doors. Come along and see your favourite community presenters and some great podcasts being recorded live.

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by Guest Poster on August 21, 2014

This guest post is by Steven Kang who blogs at, where you can find his back catalogue of posts. Find out more about the guest blogger program here.


I’ve worked on rebuilding a vCenter server due to one of the services failing to start and in this blog post, I will try and assist people who is planning to rebuild the existing vCenter server.

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Joe Hoegler, Microsoft Exchange 2010 and 2013 Microsoft Certified Master and Matt Liebowitz, author of Virtualizing Microsoft Business Critical Applications on VMware vSphere and Virtualization Discipline Lead with EMC join the #vBrownBag to discuss considerations for virtualizing Microsoft Exchange 2013. They cover real world example as well as Microsoft best practices and supported configurations.


You can follow Joe and Matt on Twitter @joehoegler and @mattliebowitz respectivley and read Matt’s blog at

Originally published at – Sign up for the live #vBrownBag broadcast at where you can also get updates and view our past series such as the Automate All The Things series at, Cisco certification series or the Couch to OpenStack series at


#vBrownBag Follow-Up OpenDaylight SDN with Kyle Mestery (@mestery) and Chris Wright (@kernelcdub)

August 18, 2014

OpenDaylight is a open source collaborative project that aims to speed up the development and adoption of Software Defined Networking. In this broadcast, Kyle Mestery and Chris Wright provide a detailed introduction to the project, its goals and the features offered by the current and future releases. OpenDaylight is comprised of a number of components […]

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The great APAC Storage Debate

August 17, 2014

Here in the ANZ region we are known for trying anything new. Starting this week the APAC vBrownBag podcast is going to host the Storage Debate. Each episode I will propose a controversial idea about storage in enterprise IT and two teams of storage experts will tell us why the idea is right or wrong. […]

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PowerShell Plug-in for vCO Part 1 – Installation

August 13, 2014

This the first guest blog post, find out more about the guest blogger program here. This post is by Steven Kang who blogs at, where you can find his back catalogue of posts. Introduction VMware vCenter Orchestrator (hereafter vCO) was deployed a few weeks back and it’s been decided to deploy PowerShell plug-in for […]

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Guest blogger program

August 11, 2014

One of the constants in life is change,so we will be changing up a little on this site. We are starting a guest blogging program, having up and coming bloggers post a few articles here. This will help them get exposure and help you to find new perspectives and writers. Each week we will have […]

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Long Haul VMUG

August 8, 2014

It is my turn to make some VMUG pilgrimages. In September I am going to be at the Chicago VMUG summit making vBrownBag video awesome. Since it is such a long way to go I thought I’d make the most of it and also visit the SoCal VMUG Summit on my way home. Later I […]

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Win @VMunderground passes courtesy of the #vBrownBag crew

August 7, 2014

For those headed to VMworld, you may have heard about the awesomest (yes its a word) kick of party – VMunderground.  As is the case every year, there are a limited number of tickets to get in, and we just happen to have a few to give away!  This contest is geared towards our live […]

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#vBrownBag Follow-Up Virtual Design Master (@vdmchallenge)

August 5, 2014

Damian Karlson hosts a Q&A with members of the Virtual Design Master Team as well as several current and former participants from season 2 including Melissa Palmer, Byron Schaller and Geoff Wilmington. Video You can learn about the Virtual Design Master competition at and follow along on Twitter @vdmchallenge Originally published at – […]

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