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May, 2017

Off to Tech Field Day 14!

Just barely made my flight from Charlotte to Boston thanks to the TSA....  But I'm on my way!  This will be my second Field Day event with the first being Cloud Field Day 1.  L . . .
March, 2017

The Handcuffs Are Off and the Game is On!

Hard to believe but it's been just a bit over a year since I joined the fine people at AHEAD.  Over the last year I've had to heavily rest . . .
January, 2017

Initial Thoughts on Cisco Acquiring AppDynamics

So the news just hit that Cisco is acquiring AppD for a cool $3.7B.  Not bad for the AppD folks when the last evaluation I saw put them in the $1.9B or so range.  So is this good . . .
September, 2016

Thoughts on Cloud Field Day 1

About two weeks ago I went out to the west coast for the first Cloud Field Day.  Now that I'm back I thought I'd do . . .
September, 2016

Headed to Cloud Field Day 1!

Just a quick note that I am currently on a plane headed out to the valley to be a delegate for Cloud Field Day 1. If you aren't familiar with the Field Day events they bring peo . . .
September, 2016

Monitor SSD Cache Unmounting on Synology

Just a quick FYI. It can take longer than you'd think to unmount SSD cache on a Synology volume and while that is going on your volumes will be offline. If you're . . .
August, 2016

AHEAD Colleagues at VMworld!

Yeah, this is a little last minute but I wanted to get it out there anyway. This year I decided not to attend VMworld. I'm busy getting settled in to my position at AHEAD and ju . . .
August, 2016

Cisco Loves HCI Choice, Except When They Don’t

Correction: I mistakenly said that only AHV was supported on UCS.  That is incorrect.  Nutanix supports vSphere, Hyper-V, and AHV on Cisco C-Series. . . .
August, 2016

The Blog is Back! And I Made a Change…

It's been a while but I finally got the blog redesigned and back up.  This has been planned for a while but it's something that just never bubbled up on the priority list, unti . . .