I was invited to participate as a delegate for Cloud Field Day 13 from Feb. 16 - 18, 2022 in San Jose, CA. CFD13 was a hybrid event, but I was able to attend in person for the first time in well over two years. It sure did feel great to finally be in the … Continue reading CFD13 Day One Recap – NetApp, Pure Storage and Kasten by Veeam
It wasn't all too long ago that cloud computing seemed like something only bleeding edge tech companies took seriously. Cloud is now fairly ubiquitous in the current world of tech. The recent pandemic helped accelerate this trajectory, but it was undeniable that cloud would become a main player in enterprise IT. This cloud boom has … Continue reading Whose cloud is it anyway? Recap from Cloud Field Day 10
I'm currently sitting in an airport for flight #2 of 3 within a three week period. This is pretty rare for me, but I'm thrilled that flight #3 will be out to Silicon Valley for Tech Field Day 19 next week! The TFD crew has an amazing week lined up, and I'm excited to meet … Continue reading I’ll be at Tech Field Day 19 next week!
It's been a little while since I've written a new post. It is the result of a combination of forces outside my control, one of which seems to be the holiday season playing it's part in filling up lots of my free time with "stuff" all of a sudden. Then I got an email from … Continue reading SolidFire Node Replacement
We recently installed a Solidfire cluster in one of our multi-tenant environments. I figured it would be a good idea to test the use of Virtual Volumes (VVols), since SolidFire touts easy integration for VVol use. SolidFire has a great VVols configuration guide, so I used that as a jumping off point. First of all, … Continue reading Virtual Volumes on SolidFire