View All num of num See all Photos VMware This employer has taken extra steps to respond to reviews and provide job seekers with accurate company information, photos, and reviews. Interested for your company?Learn More. www.vmware.com Overview Reviews Salaries Interviews Jobs Photos Benefits 1.5k Reviews 3.8k Salaries 483 Interviews 1.1k Jobs Follow Add Review or Salary Follow Add Review or Salary Interview Question Senior Build and Release Engineer Interview Palo Alto, CA VMware I was interviewing for a build and release position, and after answering many relevant scripting and SCM questions, an interviewer who ran out of things to ask asked me to in detail describe, the process for a c write() command making it to disc. I was asked to describe all of the buffering, system calls, etc. Tags: irrelevant See more , See less 8 Answer Add Tags Answer Interview Answer 1 Answer ▲ 0 ▼ I have never been asked such an irrelevant question in my 25 year career. When I asked the developer what he worked on, he said "virtualized file systems." So basically - "please describe my grad school thesis to me" Interview Candidate on Aug 24, 2013 Add Answers or Comments To comment on this, Sign In or Sign Up.