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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 . . .
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 . . .
Demo of EMC’s Hybrid Cloud Solution
At VMworld in August EMC showcased their hybrid cloud solution based on EMC and VMware products and technologies. The highlight of this was the fact that it was built in a very s . . .
Are You Ready for Automation?
Software-Defined This...and Software-Defined That. It's everywhere. Well...the phrases are. Actual products and technologies are still showing up to the party. But they mea . . .
EMCWorld 2014: Project Liberty and the Future EMC
This week is EMCWorld 2014 and it should be interesting as we're in a time of great change within the IT infrastructure industry. A few days ago EMC publicly disclosed a new init . . .
Impact of VSAN on Memory Utilization in a Home Lab
This weekend I'm working on standing up and configuring VMware NSX in my home lab. While doing so I started to cut down the amount of RAM assigned to some VMs to free up resource . . .
A Look at VMware’s vCloud Hybrid Service – Disaster Recovery
Thoughts on VMware’s Expert-Level Certification Plan
This week I've had the privilege of sitting in a new program being introduced by VMware to create a new expert-level certification. Before we get in to the program itself I want . . .
VSAN Session Slides from Varrow Madness
At Varrow Madness 2014 I did a session on VMware VSAN and several people have asked me for my slides. Just a note here. I didn't create this slide deck. This was done by
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