VMworld 2016 Keynote

Pat Gelsenger kicked off another VMworld with a keynote that was focused on hybrid cloud computing introducing a cross-cloud architecture called VMware Cloud Foundation. I remember last year having a focus on their on vCloud Air product, but this year it seems that they are seeing that shift in the market that has accelerated dramatically […]

vSAN Node Removal Disk Cleansing

Hyperconvergence is great and now gives us the ability to not be dependent on a centralized storage array (SAN) like we’ve all been accustomed to. Adding nodes to scale our vSAN environment is simple to do (depending on your switch infrastructure) and can be done on the fly. Removal of those nodes is a fairly straight forward […]

Hedvig Overview

I was part of the Storage Field Day 10 group last week and had a chance to visit Hedvig at their new offices in Santa Clara, CA. Lots of space to grow into here and they have a nice friendly atmosphere like most places we visited. The founder and CEO (Avinash Lakshman), spent 6-8 years building […]