VMware’s new VSAN – What Matters

Congrats to VMware for launching VSAN!  Are they a virtualization company or storage company?  Yes.  IMO to truly be software defined you should abstract to a none storage construct.  In this case the move from managing LUN’s and brute force storage admin now moves to Policy Based Storage.  Yep, a policy runs storage.  Extending from…

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,800 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 3 trips to carry that many people. Click here to…

Focus

2014 Predictions? Instead “2014 Focus!”

I decided to write this blog somewhat inspired by John Troyer’s blog + tweet about 2014 predictions here.  I love Duncan Epping’s response here.  That said I thought I’d provide what are my focus areas for 2014 as something potentially more useful than a prediction (and I’ll through in a couple predictions just for fun)……