Hello all, I had an interesting week working with engineering on our cool new stuff. Helping them to understand what is a 'typical' customer network, or how customers might adopt and use our stuff. So really a lot of fun. But I was able to collect some useful and interesting things as well and so … Continue reading Newsletter: January 25, 2014
Month: January 2014
Don’t you want something more from your storage?
Hi, I installed my first Storage Area Network (SAN) - a Compaq one - maybe 15 or more years ago. It took me several weeks, and I needed a lot of help. It was done in Jakarta Indonesia so that may have made things more interesting! Once we finished, the admin of it was hard … Continue reading Don’t you want something more from your storage?
Where do I work? - DataGravity!!
Hi all,I heard some chat about where people work, and where they pretend to work on Twitter and I thought I would mention where I work. I am a Product Manager at DataGravity. Two of us - Steve Kearns, and I, are the PMs for a secret product. It is great fun working with engineers … Continue reading Where do I work? - DataGravity!!
SRM Testing (and external resources)
Hello all, This is something I have been asked about a lot. We have had labs on it, and I wrote blogs on it when I was working at VMware. But I still get asked. So I am going to write it on this blog. I do not have access to Site Recovery Manager (SRM) … Continue reading SRM Testing (and external resources)
Newsletter: January 18, 2014
Hello everyone, I trust that everyone had a week that they survived? Survived is good, but if you had fun, and accomplished things, that is of course even better! I have a range of things this week, and as always I have tried to make sure we cover off a wide range of things. Something … Continue reading Newsletter: January 18, 2014
Did you see this? CloudPhysics will tell you the last time you updated your templates!
Hello all, I am writing a more interesting article (hopefully!) about solving things using CloudPhysics when I saw this card - which is new to me - that I thought was quite cool. In fact, it has prompted me right now to do some work in my lab. Check it out and don't forget to … Continue reading Did you see this? CloudPhysics will tell you the last time you updated your templates!
What software do I use on my work MacBook Pro - 2014?
Hi everyone! I always like to read this sort of thing that other people that I know or respect do. Sometimes I find some a real gem of software. So here is my software that I think important. Some of them cost money to buy and I use my own money to buy them although … Continue reading What software do I use on my work MacBook Pro - 2014?
Newsletter: January 12, 2014
Hello all, I am sorry to have not done last weekend's newsletter. But I was swamped both in my personal and professional lives. But I have a lot to share so I need to get started! So here is this weeks of things to be aware of and hopefully something for everyone! BTW, need a … Continue reading Newsletter: January 12, 2014
Site Update - Sorry not be sharing more but ….
Hi all, I just wanted to say I am sorry to not have shared anything lately. I have lots to share but no time. New job, and some household issues - major sink backup on Christmas day for example, have been very distracting. Plus, I may have been hoodwinked on the purchase of two servers … Continue reading Site Update - Sorry not be sharing more but ….
Improving the OmniGraffle modified and created dates in variables
This will be a short post. When I was updating my network diagram - using OmniGraffle - which I talked about here, I used a variable to represent the modified date, and one to represent the created date. But they both only did day / date and not time. It took me a little bit … Continue reading Improving the OmniGraffle modified and created dates in variables