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vThinkBeyondVM (VMware thinks beyond VM i.e. cloud, cloud-native & lot, “v” also stands for Vikas or “We” ) is a personal blog about virtualization/cloud computing(mostly VMware related) maintained by me, Vikas Shitole.


Vikas Shitole is a Staff engineer 2 at VMware India R&D. He currently focusses on vSphere with Tanzu, VCF and partly VMware cloud. He is passionate about VMware customers & automation around VMware technologies. He has been a vExpert since last 9 years (2014-22) in row for his significant contributions to the VMware communities. He is also part of BU driven vExpert sub-programs i.e. vExpert App modernization, vExpert VMware Cloud on AWS & vExpert PRO as well. He is author of 2 VMware flings & holds multiple technology certifications.  He is one of the lead contributors to VMware API Sample Exchange with more than 21000+ downloads. He has been speaker at International conferences such as VMworld Europe, VMworld USA & was designated VMworld 2018 blogger as well. He was the lead technical reviewer of the two books “vSphere design” and “VMware virtual SAN essentials” by packt publishing. 

In addition, he is passionate cricketer, bicycle rider, aspiring Ironman 70.3 & enjoys learning about fitness & nutrition.

What can you expect from this blog?

-Cool automation scripts, API samples & tutorials using vSphere Java, Python SDK and PowerCLI
-Technical deep dives on VMware Tanzu and VMware Cloud as well.


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Any views or opinions expressed here are strictly my own. I am solely responsible for all content published here. Content published here is not read, reviewed or approved in advance by VMware and does not necessarily represent or reflect the views or opinions of VMware or any of its divisions, subsidiaries, or business partners.