Hello everyone, Recently I did an article on using fingerprints from DataGravity inside of the Heureka software to prove something exists or not. Which is a pretty cool thing since you can use the file fingerprint from Heureka or DataGravity to prove something doesn't exist on the DataGravity array, or any of the endpoints that … Continue reading Congrats Heureka Software, for the new release!
Finding hidden things!
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!
Why is file content not indexed in DataGravity Searches?
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?
Use fingerprints to prove something doesn’t exist!
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!
DataGravity Discovery Series v2.2
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
Looking for a document author in DataGravity search?
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?
What’s New in DataGravity Discovery Series V2?
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?
August 5 vExpert Webinar details
Hello all, On August 5 DataGravity and I hosted a private vExpert briefing on DataGravity Storage Array version 2. On the 11th of August it went GA and so now I can share with everyone what we talked about. Here is the video, and here is the vExpert Webinar 080315_Final deck. If you have questions … Continue reading August 5 vExpert Webinar details
Calling all vExperts - want a golf shirt? Or a demo of our next gen software?
Hello vExperts, On August 5, I will be hosting a special sneak-peak demo of the next version of the DataGravity Discovery Series for vExperts. This will be an embargoed session so you will not be able to talk about it until we publicly announce the release - more details on that during the webinar. If … Continue reading Calling all vExperts - want a golf shirt? Or a demo of our next gen software?
What is a DiscoveryPoint? Why is it important?
Hi there, I was asked recently what a Discovery Point was and why it was important. I will start the answer off that with something I wrote before: What is a DiscoveryPoint (DP)? It is a combination of a things. It does snapshots but not like traditional tools meaning they are not done on the … Continue reading What is a DiscoveryPoint? Why is it important?