Server SAN? What is it for? Will it stick around? And what exactly is it?

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?

Alert – vSphere 5.5 Update 1 and NFS – dropped connections

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

Need some help learning vCO – I do and here is some!

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!