Hi there, An interesting talk with one of my co-workers - a sales SE, got me thinking about this subject and I realized others would be interested so I figured to share it out. It started with a customer who doesn't want music on his array. And he is used to checking backups and doing … Continue reading Finding hidden things!
Hi all, Someone was asking me questions around why file contents were not indexed. Which means the file could be found if you search for it by name, but not if you search for it by contents. The background is they wanted to know what files were not indexed. When files are copied to a … Continue reading Why is file content not indexed in DataGravity Searches?
I remember when I first saw fingerprints. Several people mentioned them as if they were just another thing. I knew they were not, and I knew they were special. In my What's New in 2.2 article I mentioned how you could do a search for a file using a fingerprint that would find a file … Continue reading Use fingerprints to prove something doesn’t exist!
This is a big release. Work on it has been underway for a while. I am happy to finally be able to share information about it with you. Here is my list of what is new! Fingerprints Yes, every file stored on a DataGravity array will have a SHA-1 created fingerprint. Actually it is of … Continue reading DataGravity Discovery Series v2.2
I was asked by someone about how to search for a document author, rather then owner. This is pretty cool in the v2.1 of our DataGravity software. Check it out: You can see above that I just typed in: author: todd barton The first file is owned by me. But when we select the file … Continue reading Looking for a document author in DataGravity search?
Hello all, I was rereading my article from yesterday on the Log Insight Content Pack and of course I realized that the requirement of DataGravity array firmware v2 had nothing public on exactly what it was. I had done a vExpert webinar on that subject which I have shared out the video and slides here. … Continue reading What’s New in DataGravity Discovery Series V2?
Hello there, I showed you how to distribute an MSI file to computers via AD in this article. In that case it was to install the DataGravity Intelligence Service. That was an application that had no real choices as part of the install so it worked well. The outlined process would work with other software … Continue reading Use Active Directory to install an MSI that needs a transform
Really, there is power to knowing how to NOT do something. And in Nashua lately that means how to not shovel snow. Which no one has escaped! We had 23 – 30 inches of snow in a day. Quite fun. This was from when I headed out that morning to get my car and head … Continue reading The Power of NOT
Hello all, We are going to look at how we can push out the DataGravity Intelligence Service (DGIS) to virtual machines. This will take care of the install, and updates too. In my lab of 30 or 40 machines it is way too many to do it manual. If I did, I would have to … Continue reading Installing DataGravity’s Intelligence Service - automated!
Hi all, I have been working in the lab lately quite a bit. Some of it is boring type lab stuff like upgrades and checking logs and things. But my boss suggested I should be thinking about why VMware customers should be using our gear. I have been doing that by spending lots of time … Continue reading Why VMware customers should have DataGravity!