Captain Obvious works at VMware?
Other superfluous observations (actually questions) are also available in one of Carter USM's great songs....
"Is wrestling fixed?"
VMware has acknowledged what most IT pros have learned the hard way – never buy a first-generation product – with a revised release cadence for its flagship vSphere private cloud suite. The virty giant last week announced that starting with the imminent release of vSphere 8, the product will be released in two waves. First …
6 weeks between IA and GA? I would think 6 months would barely be enough time. 6 weeks is nothing. Here I am being super cautious only upgrading to vSphere 7 after 6 went EOL (did the same with vSphere 6 and vSphere 5). The issues that vSphere 7 had should show them that perhaps as long as 1 year between IA and GA is minimum, unless they can prove their code is better otherwise.
As you can tell - when I created my El Reg account I thought that I should not make any comments that anyone would argue with, or follow. I'm happy to say what I think but not convinced that I'm anything other than a comment ...
"One drink is too many for me and a thousand not enough." - Brendan Behan has always inspired me!
1) VMware 8 is a hot mess, and they know it but don't want to shift their planned release date
2) Like Microsoft, their plan to deal with quality issues is to use their clients as unpaid QA staff
3) New daddy doesn't care as long as Broadcom gets that sweet subscription money.