Edge computing architecture fundamentals

I was ecstatic when I was invited to be a delegate at the very first Edge Field Day. Edge is a weird term. Is it COLO 2.0, or about IoT? How do you get your arms around requirements for edge computing architecture? We found out at Edge Field Day 1. The line up was stellar: […]

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AWS live blog post from Storage Field Day

Here’s my 2nd post from Storage Field Day – AWS live blog post. Overview In this section we got some of the business reasons to use AWS managed file services. For example, some customers want to move to cloud for file service because they don’t want to deal with the on-prem hardware anymore (procuring and […]

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Dell live blog from Storage Field Day

Here’s my my first live blog from Storage Field Day 24 – the Dell Live blog. Delivering a continuously modern storage experience Scott Delandy kicked off Storage Field Day with the presentation “Delivering a continuously modern storage experience”. He kicked it off with some revenue numbers. One third of Dell’s revenue ($34B) comes from ISG […]

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Project Monterey: What We Know So Far

Project Monterey was announced (in tech preview) at VMworld this year. This post is a collection of my early reactions to VMware’s Project Monterey, as well as contemplations from other sources. If you know of an important source of content that I’ve missed, please let me know. I am still hunting for some of the […]

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Have You Built Your VMware 2020 Adventure?

I can’t believe VMworld 2020 is finally here! I have taken my own advice and treated VMworld this year as an online adventure. This post outlines the details for for my VMworld campaign. All times are in my timezone – Central. Gathering Places Gathering places are important when we are in San Francisco (or Vegas), […]

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The Story of the Edge

The Edge is a confusing topic, but it is definitely going to play a big role in the future of IT. I wrote this blog series on the Edge and related topics for the Aruba Blog, and wanted to share the content here. This was a pretty easy exercise because Aruba has just TONS of […]

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Review: TFDx PoweredUp event

I participated in the TFDx PoweredUp event in June 2020. This post is a round-up of the content I created and my experience at the event. Before I get started, I should say that I was not paid for participating in the event, and I was not required to create any content as a condition […]

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Can you automate bare metal infrastructure?

Automation is a foundational pillar of digital transformation, but is it possible for on-premises ops teams to automate bare metal? Can ops teams automate bare metal infrastructure? This post will define a few cloud infrastructure terms and discuss how our client RackN does it. Disclaimer: I consult for RackN, but I was not asked to […]

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