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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What Can On-Premises Ops Teams Learn from Dev Processes?

Disclaimer: I consult for RackN, but I was not asked to write this post (or paid to do so), and it did not go through an editorial cycle with them. The following represents my own words and opinions. Automation is a foundational pillar of digital transformation, but is it possible for on-premises ops teams to […]

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Project Nautilus emerged as Dell’s Streaming Data Platform

Disclaimer: I recently attended Storage Field Day 19. My flights, accommodation and other expenses were paid for by Tech Field Day. There is no requirement for me to blog about any of the content presented and I am not compensated in any way for my time at the event. Some materials presented were discussed under […]

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Taming Unstructured Data with Dell EMC Isilon

Disclaimer: I recently attended Storage Field Day 19. My flights, accommodation and other expenses were paid for by Tech Field Day. There is no requirement for me to blog about any of the content presented and I am not compensated in any way for my time at the event. Some materials presented were discussed under […]

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Tiger Technology Brings the Cloud to You

Disclaimer: I recently attended Storage Field Day 19. My flights, accommodation and other expenses were paid for by Tech Field Day. There is no requirement for me to blog about any of the content presented and I am not compensated in any way for my time at the event. Some materials presented were discussed under […]

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Is storage still relevant?

Disclosure: I was invited by GestaltIT as a delegate to their Storage Field Day 19 event from Jan 22-24, 2020 in the Silicon Valley CA. My expenses, travel, accommodation and conference fees were covered by GestaltIT, the organizer. I was not obligated to blog or promote the vendors’ technologies. The content of this blog is […]

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Storage Field Day 19: Getting Back to My Roots

I’m excited that I have been invited to be a delegate at Storage Field Day 19. This is a little different than the Tech Field Day I attended in 2019, because the focus of all the presentations at this event is data storage. I am looking forward to this because I am a storage person. […]

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