VMware and the cloud

VMworld 2016 Day 1 To answer my first question, What did we learn… No much. It was a hugely anti-climatic Keynote speak.  First we were enlightened, then we were told “On-Premise” and “Cloud” are the future. What, no year of VDI??? I have worked in the healthcare and credit card industry fields for many year. Cloud… Read More »

VMWorld 2016

VMWorld 2016 I have been given the honor of being granted a VMWorld blogger pass. So I have made all my arrangements to be at VMWorld 2016. I will be spending most of my time around the Nutanix booth and the hang space. I hope I can catchup with most of my readers and close… Read More »

Am I the underdog?

What is an underdog? The Merrian-Webster dictionary gives two definitions for underdog: a person, team, etc., expected to lose a contest or battle a less powerful person or thing that struggles against a more powerful person or thing The definition for kids is even better: a person or team thought to have little chance of… Read More »

Thick to Thin Provisioned Disks

How to migrate from Thick to Thin provisioned disks on a Nutanix cluster I have been doing a lot of conversion over the last couple of months.  This is one mistake I have come across in the field. Below is the description of each type of provisioning. NAME DESCRIPTION Eager Zeroed Thick An eager zeroed… Read More »

Will I hate this job??

Will I hate my job? I have received several comments over the last couple weeks, after I started a new job. When will you get tired of this job and start putting it down? Grow-up?!?!? You will never be happy in a career… I am not going to bring up old companies or employers. There were a lot… Read More »

CISCO HyperFlex, are they late?

CISCO has announced HyperFlex The new CISCO HyperFlex solution will be added on to their current product offerings. In 2016 the hyper-converged industries will be around a $1.9 billion dollars industry. Nutanix is slated to be their main competition within this industry. The current traditional Integrated systems account for $7.2 billion dollars. CISCO has been getting… Read More »

A new page in my book

**Updated: Grammar issues. I was trying to publish this post too quickly The New Page This will be a big page in my career. I am sure that most of you have known that I have looked for the next step in my career for the last 6-8 months. In earlier posts I talked about… Read More »

Where is EVO:RAIL?

What happened to EVO:Rail? This morning I was reading an article called EVO:Fail.  You can ready it here. When VMware announced that EVO:RAIL was the way that they would compete with companies like Nutanix or SimpliVity.  I took a long look into how and why. At VMWorld this year I asked around about how many people… Read More »

2015 – Great Start

2015 I saw Rene Van Den Bedem post on his 2015 accomplishments. I figured that I need to do something similar. Thanks Rene! Here are my accomplishments for 2015: Continued to blog Competed in the Virtual Design Master contest I was not the vDM Master but I learned a lot Awarded VMware vExpert, CISCO Champion,… Read More »

It is that time, Performance Review

Performance Review and the frustration behind them In the workforce, there’s nothing that can causes so much fear and dread on the managers side and so much anger and resentment on the employees side than a performance review. We have all gone through these year-end reviews. If it is for ourselves or we were the manager giving the review.… Read More »