This has got to be one of the most misleading error messages in Mac OS X: Open Software Update, try to update an app, and get the message,"you have updates available for other accounts". This message does not mean what it says, but I found a way to fix it when it appeared on my iMac! "You have updates available for other accounts" Apparently, the Mac App Store uses … [Read more...] about Mac App Store Error: “You have updates available for other accounts”
As I have done since version 3.5, I'm charting the storage changes in VMware's latest release of vSphere, 5.1. Detailed at VMworld but not released as of this writing, vSphere 5.1 is lauded for eliminating the "vTax" and bringing features like replication, a revised backup application, and shared-nothing vMotion. Unlike version 5, which included many new technical storage … [Read more...] about Storage Changes in VMware vSphere 5.1
The enterprise flash storage array market, though not yet crowded, is definitely lively. After a wave of SSD's retrofitted into disk arrays joined a cadre of purpose-built devices, we're getting to the point where finally we have some compelling and competitive products. Out today is another flash start up: Skyera's passel of SandForce engineers have cooked up an enterprise … [Read more...] about Skyera’s Skyhawk Is the First Truly Integrated Flash Storage Array
It seems like everything in storage is in flux right now, with virtualization, commoditization, convergence, and solid state disrupting everything. That's why we at Gestalt IT have decided to host a Symposium on the topic of Solid State Storage: We'll be bringing in experts from a number of top companies to talk tech, and are inviting anyone interested to attend in person or … [Read more...] about Solid State Storage Symposium – San Jose, CA
When I say “cloud storage”, you probably think of Amazon S3: Big, slow, cheap, and distributed. That's probably why the people I talk to about SolidFire usually start shaking their heads and denouncing the company. After all, who would be crazy enough to create an all flash storage array for cloud storage applications? But maybe it's not so crazy; maybe SolidFire is simply … [Read more...] about Is SolidFire out in Left Field, or Are They Playing a Whole New Ballgame?