Hi again, Here is a picture of the lego I just built. I have several big ones on order so next pictures should be more interesting. It was fun to build and I hope it makes you smile. Michael === END ===
What is NetApp HCI?
As I am in a new job, a few people have asked me what I do. When I say I am on the SolidFire HCI team at NetApp they are curious, usually about what is HCI. This is how I explain it. In the past, we had new server projects, new storage projects and new … Continue reading What is NetApp HCI?
Meltdown and Spectre - what you need to know!
Hi all, I was going to mention this topic in my newsletter this weekend. But things got sort of crazy and now there is so much info it is confusing out there so I thought I would treat this as a separate subject rather than as part of my newsletter. Here is an article by … Continue reading Meltdown and Spectre - what you need to know!
Major releases from Veeam - Amazing in fact!
Hello all, Monday I saw the email that QA had approved release of our next batch of software: Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 3 Veeam ONE 9.5 Update 3 Veeam Agent for Windows 2.1 Veeam Agent for Linux 2.0 I am most impressed that our R&D team can do so well as begin able … Continue reading Major releases from Veeam - Amazing in fact!
VBR 10 - Veeam CDP Replication
I was able to play with the new Veeam Backup & Replication v10 feature CDP before we showed it to the public. I talked about it a lot with the product manager Vlad and it was very cool. I know it will help a lot of customers. I want to talk about it in this … Continue reading VBR 10 - Veeam CDP Replication
Protecting against Ransomware
I hear backup companies talking about protecting against Ransomware and it normally means after the fact it will help you recover. Some of them do talk about it that way - and some don't. But this article will be about the defense. Not a detail type plan but good and important things to think about. … Continue reading Protecting against Ransomware
What a great time - VMworld 2016 Hackathon rules!
Hi all, I had an amazing time at the VMworld EMEA 2016 Hackathon last night. Team 4 was a bunch of smart people working on an interesting issue. We wanted to have a script that would produce a host availability report - just like the MUI did once upon a time. Perhaps it is worth … Continue reading What a great time - VMworld 2016 Hackathon rules!
How are Veeam backup files written?
Hello all, One of my co-workers at Veeam - a field SE - has written a short article that I quite like, and with his permission I have reprinted it here. You can find his blog here and in fact there are a number of article about the recent Veeam launch you can find. This … Continue reading How are Veeam backup files written?
What is a Technical Product Manager?
As I look for work, this term - technical product manager (TPM) comes up and not everyone knows what it is. I know some amazing product managers - like Jacob Jensen and Azmir Mohamad - hope they don’t mind my saying that publicly - and they are quite different then a TPM. Make no mistake … Continue reading What is a Technical Product Manager?
Management Cluster (Stack?) thoughts
Hi there, I hope for some comments on this to improve my thinking. Background The idea of Management Clusters is not particularly old or new. My first exposure was when I was part of Integration Engineering in R&D at VMware. We had a management cluster that held our GA management software, and we had compute … Continue reading Management Cluster (Stack?) thoughts