I’ve met many small companies that just can’t justify the financial investment required to deploy a killer VMware vSphere solution, and they will welcome a new alternative like Scale Computing’s HC3 solution without being too put off by the absence of VMware.
Archives for August 2012
At the end of August, I’m headed to San Francisco for VMworld US 2012! I say this with quite a bit of excitement because VMworld is always a highlight of my year but also because of the fun stuff I have planned this year: A special Tech Field Day Roundtable discussion, fun meetups like VMunderground, and of course lots of great technical content!
Twitter is unstoppable, so why did I just pledge actual money to support App.Net, a competing project that will most certainly fail? Because twitter is too important a communication channel to leave to Twitter, Inc. And they need to hear from us, the users, before they destroy their service.
I love the Skyera idea: An integrated array not just designed for flash but designed without the “crutches” of SSD. The world of enterprise storage needed a kick in the pants, and flash is it. It’s exciting to witness real innovation!
Bletchley Park is much more than a museum. For those interested in the history of computing, like me, or World War II buffs, it’s a must-see. The reconstructed Bombe and Colossus computer are truly breathtaking, and I find myself drawn to the stories of codebreaking that took place here. I highly recommend a visit!
Two days after I present in Silicon Valley, I’ll be headed to Seattle for my next Building Virtual Infrastructure seminar. These all-day events presented by Truth in IT are a chance for end-users to learn more about next-generation servers, networks, and storage.
I’m heading back to San Jose at the end of August for another Building Virtual Infrastructure seminar presented by Truth in IT. These all-day events are a chance for end-users to learn more about next-generation servers, networks, and storage.
Google went through extraordinary efforts to keep users from posting to Google+ from outside their approved app ecosystem. I’ve cracked that nut (for now, at least) using a very roundabout method. Here’s how I did it.
ioN gives Fusion-io a place at the ultra-performance array table. Faced with the prospect of commoditization, Fusion-io is wise to respond with software-based differentiators that leverage the unique capabilities of their ioMemory architecture. It shouldn’t annoy too many partners, either.