Hello all, I hope everyone stayed safe this week? Covid-19 is not everywhere, but it is certainly stirring up a lot of excitement everywhere. Remember much of what you hear is not right. For example washing hands is much better than the puerile stuff. Also, the CDC web site has good info, along with International … Continue reading Newsletter: March 14, 2020
Hello all, I hope everyone stayed safe, and healthy this week. The hype around Covid-19 is getting worse. My employer has cancelled almost all travel, for likely three months. So I just became a full time documentation junkie which really sucks. The staying home part is nice though. On the Covid-19 thing make sure to … Continue reading Newsletter: March 7, 2020
I wanted to say in the public, how much I appreciate VMware, and its vExpert program. I am part of the 2020 batch of vExperts and it means a lot to me. BTW, here is the welcome blog from Corey. What does it mean to me? It means I am part of a team, and … Continue reading Thank you VMware – for vExpert and so much more!
Another interesting article from my favorite guest author. Image source SAP HANA is column-oriented, in-memory relational database management system (RDBMS). While traditional databases store information in persistent storage, HANA uses random access memory (RAM). This in-memory functionality enables it to provide significantly faster read and write times. SAP HANA functions as a database server, … Continue reading What You Need to Know Before Deploying SAP HANA on Azure
Hello all, I am on the road again. Looking out of a hotel room, at either a garbage place or the red sky. But I have some good music playing so that is good. This afternoon, I will be at the airport and heading home. That is pretty nice! I had a good week at … Continue reading Newsletter: February 29, 2020
I had a customer ask me about using active directory accounts with NetApp HCI. So here is how to do that. Of course this does imply you need a NetApp HCI infrastructure to work with. Start on the LDAP screen. Which is under the Cluster option. Now when you enable you will see a bunch … Continue reading NetApp HCI and Active Directory
I have visited a lot of customers over the years, and I know many of them are using Microsoft PowerShell to simplify their IT administration life. PowerShell makes it easier to automate and perform repetitive tasks, and many people just like using it. In fact, one of the libraries in PowerShell is a VMware scripting … Continue reading PowerShell and NetApp HCI