Hello all, I talked with someone in my hotel yesterday about upgrading the iPhone. They were a little confused and they thought it would be nice if I had a blog on how to do it. I showed them how to upgrade their iPhone via the iPhone and it was easy so I am not … Continue reading IOS 7.1.1 Upgrade
Hello all, My second week on the road and working in HQ. Pretty good week, and lots of working with engineers which I really like. But also some fun work building out a realistic lab for demos. Should be fun in the future - it may be the one I use for videos in the … Continue reading Newsletter: April 26, 2014
Yesterday a co-worker - in fact my new boss - sent an email to my fellow PM Steve and I about Server SAN that he found on Wikibon. You can see the links here and here. I think they have a bunch of great points (BTW, Server SAN is when you use local disk in … Continue reading Server SAN? What is it for? Will it stick around? And what exactly is it?
Hello all, I had another good week working in the lab, trying to improve our product, which is always fun, but also working with developers and engineers. So a pretty good week. In the background has been the NFS issues where ESXi is dropping connections and Heartbleed (general and VMware). So not only do I … Continue reading Newsletter: April 20, 2014
Hello all, I started to see comments about this on Twitter yesterday afternoon - NFS hosts losing connections to ESXi hosts. I saw it from VMware, and NetApp people / customers first. I heard from guys I knew who said to not upgrade, and to downgrade if I had. It was suggested it was an … Continue reading Alert – vSphere 5.5 Update 1 and NFS – dropped connections
Hello all, I have had a busy week, and this weekend I head back to the DataGravity HQ which should be a lot of fun. But this is one of those odd weekends with a full day of travel tomorrow, and a night out tonight. So I am starting this newsletter today (Saturday), and hopefully … Continue reading Newsletter: April 12, 2014
Hello all, Last year (while I still worked for VMware) I realized one day after a few meetings that the following year(s) would have a number of different mainstream products released that would in fact integrate with vCO capabilities. We have seen the first one in the Horizon announcements. This really got me thinking that … Continue reading Need some help learning vCO – I do and here is some!
Hello all, This is one of those cool things not enough people are using. VMware support did a great job producing this very nice little tool. When I used to work for VMware and visit people I always asked if they used it and almost always they didn't. So I have talked a lot of … Continue reading Learning more about VMware vCenter Support Assistant
I heard about this a few days ago in this article from arstechnica. I checked with a top notch security guy I know (thanks Rob) and he confirmed this was a bad one. He also mentioned that it was bad enough to keep him busy for a while but he was happy about that as … Continue reading Heartbleed – yes, indeed I have a few words on it!
I was very excited when I saw this book. I did not know the author, but I certainly knew of the subject area. Knew enough in fact, to be nervous of it! So I was very excited when I got the book actually in my hand - now I could learn more about troubleshooting one … Continue reading Review: Troubleshooting vSphere Storage by Mike Preston; [PACKT] Publishing Enterprise