Hi there, I mentioned that VMware Infrastructure Navigator (VIN) was part of the vRealize family and that I liked it, and someone asked me why. I never got to demo for him why but I realized that I have been asked this before and that VIN is not nearly as common as it should be. … Continue reading Why I like VMware Infrastructure Navigator so much
Hello all, I was out this long weekend and so missed that DataGravity extended the shirt offer. It was supposed to end August 1 but is in fact ending August 5. If you are a vExpert get your shirt here. Remember that if you wear it to VMworld and visit our booth you will have … Continue reading DataGravity Shirts still available – reminder of Webinar!
Hello there, I got my Apple Watch yesterday (6/29/15). By the time my wife came home that night, I was happy with it and impressed. What is strange about this is that I did not plan on buying one yet. I saw the keynote when they were announced and while I was impressed I did … Continue reading Why I like my Apple Watch
Hi there, At 0800 PT we got iOS 8.4. At 0900 PT we get Apple Music. Here is the release notes for iOS 8.4. BTW here is the first real info I have seen on Apple Music. Michael iOS 8.4 This update introduces Apple Music—a revolutionary music service, 24/7 global radio, and a way for … Continue reading iOS 8.4 is here, and Apple Music almost here!
I was using Photos a lot on my recent holiday. And I like it. But I have learned it is much further from being ready for me then I expected. I was a minor little user of Aperture. I thought what I did there would work in Photos and while most things did certainly not … Continue reading Photos and Aperture
This looks like quite a big release. Just in case you did not read everything during the upgrade. Also, I suggest upgrading using iTunes and not over the air. While it works over the air, there can be some additional issues - such as amount of space that you can avoid by using iTunes to … Continue reading iOS 8.3 is now here!
Hi there, The iOS update was smooth and easy. Just like most of them. Not sure if I am going to buy an Apple Watch or not, but I am tempted. And while that is a big part of 8.2 there is quite a number of other things. The list of things in this release … Continue reading iOS 8.2 Update
Today we announced we will be releasing a Management Pack for vRealize Operations. If it was that simple we would just release it without much fanfare. This Management Pack (MP) is like any other of the many storage vendors who have such a thing as it will provide all the info on iOPS, or latency … Continue reading Announcing the DataGravity vRealize Operations Management Pack
Hello all, Happy New Year! I hope this finds everyone already recovered from New Years Eve? Something light today. I had some time and someone had asked me an odd question recently so I thought I would answer it in this blog. The question was why do I use vSphere Tags and Notes. Lets start … Continue reading Why I use vSphere Tags and Notes
This came up recently. Someone didn’t use their iPad much and got me thinking about what I use my iPad for. So here it is in case anyone finds it useful. The stuff I do with my iPad: I watch TV shows on airplanes, and even movies sometimes with it (using iTunes). I read fiction … Continue reading How do I use my iPad?