About MeGreetings, fellow humans! I'm a proud dad of two awesome kids, and my other love is Cloud! Working for 20+ years in tech has taught me 2 things; Always have a backup and yes, it was the network! The last 7+ of those years has been all about the cloud, and when I find the time, a bit of blogging and podcasting too!
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Monthly Archives: November 2015
Where and why is my data growing?…
I’ve written recently about issues of data gravity and data inertia, and about how important analytics are to managing your data “stockpile”, but one thing I haven’t gone [..]
Storage, Tech Field Day aggregates, analytics, filesystem, NAS, NFS, QSFS, Qumulo, REST, scale-out, SFD8, SMB, statistics, storage, Tech Field Day, TFD
NanoLab – Part 10 – Your NUCs are nice and cool, but what about your stick?
I have been running a variety of Intel NUC nodes in my vSphere homelab over the past 3 years now, including the D34010WYKH, DC3217IYE & DC53427HYE. In that [..]
Software Defined Storage Virtualisation – How useful is that then?
Ignoring the buzzword bingo post title, storage virtualisation is not a new thing (and for my American cousins, yes, it should be spelt with an s! 🙂 ). NetApp [..]
Storage, Tech Field Day data gravity, Data Inertia, IOPS, IT Strategy, Latency, NetApp, NFS, ONTAP, Oracle, Primary Data, QoS, RMAN, SDS, Single Pane of Glass, SLO, SMB, SPoG, Steve Wozniak, V-Series, VMware, vSphere, VVOL, VVOLs
NanoLab – Part 9 – Installing VMware vSphere ESXi 5.5 on Intel NUC
I successfully ran my VMware vSphere ESXi 5.1 Nanolab for 18 months on my pair of Intel NUC DC3217IYE hosts. Early this year I got around to upgrading to 5.5. I [..]