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Jon Herlocker

Jon Herlocker

Jon Herlocker is a VP for the MSBU group and works on technology strategy for the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at VMware. In prior roles he was CTO and VP of Engineering of Mozy and CTO of the EMC Cloud Services Division. He was co-founder of two high-tech startups - MusicStrands (now Strands), and Smart Desktop. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Minnesota and was tenured Associate Professor of Computer Science at Oregon State University (Corvallis) where he published a number of highly cited scientific papers and led DARPA-funded research. He was heavily involved in the pioneering work in the area of recommendation systems, and in 2010 he was awarded the Association for Computing Machinery's Software System Award in recognition of developing a software system that has had a lasting influence in the field of computer science. Jon’s research & product experience has spanned distributed systems, machine learning, and human computer interaction.

Log Insight and vCenter Operations – Better Together with vRealize Operations Insight

At VMware, we are personally dedicated to making IT Operations a better place. What does that mean? To me that means providing software and automation that detects and mitigates most issues before they impact your customers, rapidly detects and resolves issues that do impact your customers, reduces the total cost of purchasing and maintaining your […]

Log Insight Now Understands More of your IT Environment with Partner Content Packs

In my last post, I introduced VMware vCenter Log Insight. Since announcing the public beta and subsequent GA of Log Insight, we’ve seen tremendous response from the community with more than thousands of downloads within the first four weeks of availability. We’ve been very pleased with the results that customers are seeing – often within […]

Introducing VMware vCenter Log Insight

Today VMware announced its latest analytics product, VMware vCenter Log Insight. The product enables you to easily perform advanced analytics on log data aggregated across your physical, virtualized and cloud infrastructure, leading to across the board improvements in IT metrics. Log Insight is fully integrated with vCenter Operations, and the technology behind it is from […]

VMware acquires Log Insight technology and team from Pattern Insight

I’m pleased to announce that VMware has acquired Log Insight together with its technology and team from Pattern Insight. The technology provides real time search and analytics for large scale unstructured log data and will enable VMware to meet our customers’ growing need for advanced analytics-based approaches to operations management in highly dynamic virtualized and […]