Social media ought to be social, not just a broadcast platform. That's my feeling at least. It's been a while since I've ranted about "write-only" social media accounts, so I thought I might as well do it again. And at the same time, I thought I would update you on my promise to the people who read, follow, and interact with me online. I guess I'm an organized Pack Rat. I … [Read more...] about What You See and What You Get When You Follow Me
I'm loving the new 2018 iPad Pro. It's amazingly fast, showing off Apple's chops in hardware design like no Macintosh can do. Frankly, it's as important an advance as the iPhone X! Amazing Progress from Apple When the first iPad Pro came out in 2015, I was astonished to see that Apple's in-house A9X CPU had passed the Intel Core 2 Duo CPUs in my old Mac Mini and 2007 MacBook … [Read more...] about The 2018 iPad Pro is a Beast!
Cloud storage is nothing new, but we're now starting to see real integration between on-premises enterprise arrays and as-a-service cloud storage solutions. I've recently written two pieces on this subject for Gestalt IT and thought I would direct you, my beloved readers, over there to have a look! Storage in the Cloud First up is NetApp Heads Into Microsoft’s Azure … [Read more...] about Storage is Getting Cloudier!
A Little Backstory On October 19, 2011, I landed at historic Lambert Field in St. Louis and headed into the city for to prepare for a speaking engagement the next day. The home team had an amazing comeback that year, as any good baseball fan would know, so there was a pretty big game on. Although a life-long Red Sox fan, I mused aloud as I walked into the Hilton, "boy I'd love … [Read more...] about I’m Returning to St. Louis for a Keynote and Seminar!
geek·herd/GekÉ™rd/ Noun: A person who attends to the needs of geeks. Verb: Tend (geeks) as a geekherd. See also: Cat-herder, Nerf-herder February 23 and 24 is Gestalt IT Virtualization Field Day 2. This is significant in many ways, but is especially poignant for me because I will not be there. For the first time, the “geekherd's crook” at Tech Field Day will be wielded by … [Read more...] about Virtualization Field Day 2 – Silicon Valley