Side of #Serverless BS with Your Hardware FUD @CloudExpo #SDN #AI #SDDC


Did You Want a Side of SLBS (Serverless BS) with Your Software or Hardware FUD? A few years ago a popular industry buzzword term theme included server less and hardware less. It turns out, serverless BS (SLBS) and hardware less are still trendy, and while some might view the cloud or software-defined data center (SDDC) virtualization, or IoT folks as the culprits, it is more widespread with plenty of bandwagon riders. To me what's ironic is that many purveyors of of SLBS also like to talk about hardware. Simple, on the one hand, there is no such thing as software that does not need hardware somewhere in the stack.

VMware turns to sci-fi writers to explain virtualization


Chuck and Ravi are the two main characters in a fictional podcast series, written by SciFutures, to help VMware promote the ideas of network virtualization and business mobility. Neo: "What I need is for you guys to have a look at the human energy pods and find a better technical solution." In fact, for an array this size, I bet it would cut your provisioning time in half -- maybe even a third." Neo: "So, we wouldn't have to have The Matrix... Reloaded. That's the premise of Episode 1 of the podcast I.T. Sci-Fi, a series commissioned by VMware.