Dan Kusnetzky

Dan Kusnetzky

Virtualization, cloud computing and system software analyst

Rochester, New York

Areas of Expertise:

  • Virtualization
  • Cloud Computing
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • UNIX
  • Mac OS X
  • Mobility
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • writing
Daniel Kusnetzky, Distinguished Analyst and Founder of the Kusnetzky Group LLC, has been involved with information technology since the late 1970s. He's interested in system software, virtualization technology, cloud computing, and mobility. In the past, Mr. Kusnetzky was: - Vice President of Research Operations for the 451 Group - Executive Vice President of Corporate and Marketing Strategy for Open-Xchange, Inc. - Vice President of IDC's System Software research and - Spent 16 years at Digital Equipment Corporation in program and product management, and marketing in the areas of client software, server software, and clustered and networked systems.

Virtualization: A Manager's Guide Virtualization: A Manager's Guide
by Dan Kusnetzky
June 2011
Print: $19.99
Ebook: $12.99

Dan blogs at:

Kyoto’s Nasty 22% City-Bike Hill Climb

May 24 2015

距離125mで高度上昇26m、22%の坂を頑張りました。 I went out for a long bike in the mountains of northern Kyoto on Saturday, and after 120km (75mi) of tough ups and pleasant downs with friends (that I'll write about separately), I made an attempt at a hill so steep that its name on Strava is "Nasty". It's… read more

Why are Eight Bits Enough for Deep Neural Networks?

May 23 2015

Picture by Retronator Deep learning is a very weird technology. It evolved over decades on a very different track than the mainstream of AI, kept alive by the efforts of a handful of believers. When I started using it a few years ago, it reminded me of the first time… read more


May 23 2015

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How Shazam predicts pop hits

May 22 2015

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. In this week’s Radar Podcast, I chat with Cait O’Riordan, VP of product, music and platforms at Shazam. … read more

Webcast: When is virtual machine software the wrong choice?
November 15, 2011
This webcast will review the model of virtualization described in Virtualization: A Manager's Guide and discuss different virtualization solutions for different IT problems.

Webcast: What is desktop virtualization and why hasn't it taken over the world?
December 13, 2011
This webcast presents the model of virtualization described in the book Virtualization: A Manager's Guide, the virtualization tools that make up desktop virtualization and examine why this combination of technologies hasn't replaced everyone's desktop...