Hello all, I wanted everyone to know that I am taking some time off. Not really the best time in my new work life, but it was booked already. My wife and I are off looking for tigers. I hope to have some interesting stories and pictures to share along the way. Have a great … Continue reading Holiday Alert – out looking for tigers!
Hello all, I have had a good week at PEX. Lots of interesting people, and old friends were good to see again. There were several people that were properly NDA'ed and it was fun to be able to talk about what I am working on. I am very excited about our technology and what it … Continue reading Newsletter: Febuary 13, 2014
Hello all, I wanted to talk with you about the Early Access Program for partners at DataGravity. Many of you that read this blog know me. You know that I was a partner SE at VMware and that I have always realized that partners are king. So you might understand when I say that one … Continue reading DataGravity Early Access Program
Hi all, I had not expected to do this today. I thought tonight or tomorrow early. But the kind of VMware partner I am means I don't get all the access I thought it did. Most but not all. I had a good week at home but still in the lab and working with developers. … Continue reading Newsletter: February 9, 2014
Hi everyone, In this I reported how much I liked Piper. Well, things have gotten a little odd. What I reported is correct. But I wanted to share what I have found during a week or so of use. Including while I was traveling away from home. First I need to mention that it did … Continue reading Piper Update #1 – external access
I was recently talking with someone about the Custom UI in vC Ops. They were only using the vSphere UI part of vC Ops and they were happy with it but wanted more 'power'. They thought it was in the Custom UI but did not want to hire anyone to create stuff in that UI … Continue reading vC Ops Custom UI is not empty by default!
Hi all, I just had this show up. I supported them early on and today their product showed up. I am talking about the Blacksumac Piper - a very cool gadget. They call it Home Security and automation in a smart little package. And they got it right. It took me less than 30 minutes … Continue reading Wow! I like the Blacksumac Piper gadget a lot!
Hello all, I had a hard weekend of travel getting home, and than family things so my newsletter did not even get a start this weekend. But I am starting it now and hope to have it out soon. I spent another week working with product management and developers and that is always fun indeed. … Continue reading Newsletter: February 3, 2014
Hi all, I have an odd issue in my lab, and one that I have not been able to figure out. I have documented it carefully and have someone else coming in tomorrow to help me check it out. But I have been gone for a while, and have not paid much attention to my … Continue reading CloudPhysics – a quick audit
Hi everyone, I had to do this upgrade recently, and in celebration of it being the last RPM based upgrade I thought I would document how to do it. In the future all of the upgrades to Log Insight - I believe - will be done in the UI by uploading a PAK file. So … Continue reading Upgrading vCenter Log Insight to 1.5 GA