virtuallyGhetto is a personal blog about virtualization maintained by William Lam. It primarily focuses on VMware Automation, Integration and Operations for the everyday virtualization and cloud administrator. In addition to these topics, William also provides many tips and tricks for the various products within the VMware portfolio. virtuallyGhetto has been voted in the top 5 virtualization blogs on vsphere-land.com from 2014-2018 as well as the #1 scripting blog for the past 6 years straight.
William is Senior Staff Solution Architect in the VMware Cloud team within the Cloud Services Business Unit (CSBU) at VMware. He primarily focus on Automation, Integration and Operation for the VMware Cloud Software Defined Datacenters (SDDC). One of his primary responsibility is driving VMware Cloud's (VMC) Customer initiative and helping provide early feedback on the usability, design and architecture of new VMC features and capabilities. He works closely with Engineering & Product Management on developing new ideas and integrations to VMC which extend into our on-premises customers. Lastly, through customer interactions he continues champion their challenges and needs to help further improve VMware’s products and services.
- VMware vExpert 2009-2021
- VMware vSAN vExpert 2016-2018
- VMware NSX vExpert 2018-2020
- VMware HCX vExpert 2020
- VMware VCAP4-DCD (#93)
- VMware VCAP4-DCA (#6)
- VMware VCP5 (#22898)
- VMware VCP4 (#22898)
- BizTech Top 50 IT blogs 2014
- DNSStuff Top 50+ Tech Influencers and Thought Leaders 2016
- The Top 50 Overall VMware Influencers 2017
- Top 25 Virtualization Blog 2018 on vsphere-land.com (Voted #1)
- Top 25 Virtualization Blog 2017 on vsphere-land.com (Voted #1)
- Top 25 Virtualization Blog 2016 on vsphere-land.com (Voted #2)
- Top 25 Virtualization Blog 2015 on vsphere-land.com (Voted #2)
- Top 25 Virtualization Blog 2014 on vsphere-land.com (Voted #2)
- Top 25 Virtualization Blog 2013 on vsphere-land.com (Voted #6)
- Top 25 Virtualization Blog 2012 on vsphere-land.com (Voted #8)
- Top 25 Virtualization Blog 2011 on vsphere-land.com (Voted #25)
- Top Scripting Blog on vsphere-land.com from 2013-2018 (Voted #1)
- VMTN Community Warrior 2017
- What Does It Mean to Be a Tech Influencer? on dyn.com (2017)
- Top 50 Most Influential Blogs and Thinkers in Cloud Computing 2018
- DNSStuff Top 50+ Tech Influencers and Thought Leaders 2018
- Acclaim badge for VMware Validated Designs for Software-Defined Data Center 2017
- Acclaim badge for VMware Flings Master 2019
- Acclaim badge for VMware Flings Developer 2019
- Global Study into Tech Employees’ Online Presence & Influence 2020
- Who’s Who in Hybrid Cloud? Influential Voices & Brands 2021
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The views and opinions expressed on this blog are my own and do not reflect the views and opinions of my employer.