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  1. A Big Day in Converged Infrastructure! - Today, VCE made several big announcements: Major updates to VCE VBlocks Expansion of the CI portfolio to include VCE VxBlocks – a broader spectrum of technology choices, starting with VMware NSX, but will be applied more generally. VCE Technology Extensions...
  2. Is the dress white and gold – or blue and black? SDS + Server, or Appliance? - Chad – what the hell are you talking about with that title? Last week I was with an partner in Japan, and had a lengthy discussion over SDS data plane stacks – and what we were doing, and thoughts on...
  3. Happy XX day! - Those that know me know that I’m a proud father of two girls. They are the light of my life, the apple of my eye. They are smart, funny, insightful, and beautiful. I want them to be afforded every opportunity...
  4. It’s time to cast your vote! - It’s that time of year! The vSphere-land “Top vBlog” voting is open! The voting runs through 3/19 – so vote now! I’m sure that I speak for many of the other bloggers – writing the blog is a labor of...
  5. Trouble in the Federation re ScaleIO and VSAN? - Is there fighting in the family? Actually, that’s just an intentionally inflammatory, eye-ball grabbing headline – everything is actually great, and even getting better :-) I just wanted to try on for size how it would feel to build a...
  6. Big Moves by Big Players in a Big Week in Big Data - This week has seen big moves, big changes in the big data landscape – and that’s big :-) First, the industry took a dramatic turn – led by HortonWorks, Splunk, Pivotal and others with the creation of the Open Data...
  7. vSphere 6 – epic on every level - Huge news today at VMware PEX - and I don't want to re-iterate all, but want to quickly hit it for readers :-) "Godzilla VM" scaling (128 vCPU, 4TB vRAM). Why it matters: with each release, VMware just keeps moving...
  8. VSPEX Blue: Hello World! - Today, EMC announced VSPEX Blue, which is an awesome new Hyper-Converged appliance - designed to deliver great and unique capabilities, global supply chain and support - and do it in a small, inexpensive package. VSPEX Blue delivers everything you need...
  9. VMware PEX 2015 Bootcamp: Prepare to have faces melted… 10,9,8… - It's that time! VMware Partner Exchange is RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER. While I've been travelling furiously, I've also been working as furiously on the EMC Bootcamp opener. VMware PEX is for me THE partner event of the year - and...
  10. XtremIO 4.0… and don’t trust people who go negative. - [UDPATE: 1/28/2015: 8:13pm PT - Some people have taken some erroneous impressions from this post, so I want to make a couple things clear: Poop flinging is bad whoever does it. I'm not claiming EMC is innocent (I thought this...

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