HPE Discover 2016 – Day 2

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  On the second day of Discover 2016, I was able to walk the show floor, as well as attend some coffee talk sessions.  The major themes of the day were IOT, and the Intelligent Edge. Internet Of Things The Internet Of Things is nothing new.  We have had all sorts of connected devices available over […]

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HPE Discover 2016 – Day 1

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  Hewlett Packard Enterprise kicked off its Discover 2016 event this week in London.  I am grateful that I am able to attend as a guest of HPE as an independent blogger.  Here’s a recap of the first day’s events and announcements: What’s HPE’s Strategy and vision? Jason Newton, Vice President of Pan-HPE Marketing was […]

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v101tv – Install VCSA

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We’ve got ESXi installed and configured, now it’s time to get the VCSA (vCenter Server Appliance) deployed into our lab so we can manage multiple ESXi servers in a single pane of glass.

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All Your Protocols Are Belong To Us

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In the storage wars, we typically hear about block vs file, iSCSI vs Fibre Channel, SAN vs NAS, and so on.  The truth is, none of that really matters; at least, not as much as some make it out to. What’s really important, as with most IT decisions, is using solutions that allow the business the […]

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Tech Field Day 12 – Kickoff

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  Next week is the start of Tech Field Day 12, and I am honored to be selected as a delegate!  I’ve attended some previous Tech Field Day events, both at VMworld, but this will be my first full event. What is Tech Field Day?  It’s an event put on by Gestalt IT Media, that brings […]

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Composable Infrastructure and HPE’s Synergy

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  Recently, HPE invited me out to California for HPE Tech Day, and also the Nth Symposium.  I had a great time, and was happy to see what HPE has been up to! During the Tech Day briefing, I was introduced to a term I hadn’t heard before – Composable Infrastructure. Let’s start with the […]

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Veeam Replication – VM Failover

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Part 1 here: Veeam Replication – Installation Part 2 here: Veeam Replication – Configuration Part 3 here: Veeam Replication – VM Replication The last part of the Veeam portion of the Replication Roundup, is VM Failover.  While Veeam has failover plans, and has some powerful advanced settings, for the series, replication and failover will be […]

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