Ntirety's Michael Corey blogs on education and new initiatives from VMware on www.dbta.com. Corey blogs directly from the Las Vegas VMware Partner Exchange running through this Thursday, February 16.
Corey writes: As the CEO of an entrepreneurial company, I have to make every dollar we spend count. Money is one of our most valuable resources. It’s my number-one job to make sure my company never runs out of cash. At the same time, I know I need to spend money to make money, and that if I want to keep our growth happening, I need to make good solid bets. Today, I am sitting in Las Vegas at VMware Partner Exchange with 20% of my company here. You might think to yourself: what would ever possess me to send so many people to any event. Well VMware has put together an event that is big on value. Today is Saturday, the official event has not happened. Yet, I am sitting in a boot camp with five of my SQL Server DBAs and feeling really good about the bet I just made. Read on.