Tech Field Day

Nothing but ClearSky Ahead

This last week, I was fortunate enough to attend a Tech Field Day event, in Boston, Massachusetts. During the event, ClearSky invited us to their headquarters and took the time to present their vision and solution.  I must admit, I had not heard of ClearSky prior to the event, but doing some quick reading, my appetite was whet to learn more. The Lowdown: Founded in 2014, ClearSky aims to provide storage in a way that is a little outside the box.  Most storage admins are aware that the majority of[…]

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Tech Field Day 12 – Kickoff

  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 bloggers, writers, and thought leaders in contact with various IT related companies, products, and solutions.  Each event lasts a couple days, and they are broadcast live, and also uploaded for future viewing.  The great thing[…]


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Docker – Tech Field Day Extra @ VMworld 2016

  While attending VMworld 2016 in Las Vegas this year, I was invited to sit on the Tech Field Day panel for Monday.  One of the companies presenting was Docker. Mike Coleman from Docker presented to the panel and did a great job.  While I am familiar with containers conceptually, I have not yet implemented them in a lab or production environment.  And, being from the Ops side of DevOps, I was in no rush to jump onto the container bandwagon.  However, That’s about to change. Like most Ops people, the idea[…]

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Tech Field Day VMworld – Asigra and Simplivity

  **This article got lost in my Drafts folder, but I wanted to make sure to publish as a lot of work went into putting on these events from the Tech Field Day team, and the Vendors** I had the privilege of attending two Tech Field Day Events while at VMworld 2013 this year. I was able to sit in on discussions for Asigra, and Simplivity. Asigra While Asigra is a name I have heard, I admittedly know nothing of their product. In fact, even after the event, I didn’t[…]

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