In case you missed it, here's the live version of the "Chicken Wing" demo from EMC World. Together with Melissa Gurney (aka @SolutionGeek) and with JB and Lara from EMC TV, we discuss the VMAX All Flash architecture. In this hands on demo we pour the tap down on the differences between Scale Up and … Continue reading Chicken Wings and All Flash Storage
Back by popular demand! We are in Lab Q once again with my super cool side kick Melissa Gurney aka @SolutionGeek to talk storage efficiency with the help of a little prestidigitation. In this demo, we share some EMC "magic" to store more information with less space. We reveal the secrets behind mystical technologies like Thin … Continue reading Store More Efficiently with a Little Magic
Flash adoption continues to accelerate as organizations look to modernize their data centers. At the heart of this new modern data center is VMAX All Flash, specifically engineered to drive IT’s transformation into this new era. By delivering higher performance, predictable latency, increased density, reduced power and cooling, and improved customer experience, it’s pretty clear … Continue reading VMAX – Buckle Up and Flash Forward!
Here's another cool demo video post. Our special guest is the totally awesome Melissa Gurney, (aka @SolutionGeek), one of our EMC field rock stars. Melissa and I serve up some "taste great" yet "less filling" knowledge about the new and super cool VMAX All Flash. In this hands on demo we pour the tap down on the … Continue reading A Guys Walks Into A Bar And Orders Scale Up With Scale Out All Flash…
Here's a great VMAX service level provisioning demo featuring a surprise visit from a really cool guy. Our special guest took the challenge and completed the provisioning request in 12 seconds. BOOM! Special thanks to John Madden for representing EMC and leading the discussion. Totally awesome way to wrap up an amazing few days hanging with some … Continue reading …A Really Cool VMAX Provisioning Demo
Lot's of IT organizations we talk with are using containers, such as Docker, as the way to deploy new big data and web based apps. In typical container deployments, the data is considered transient and short lived, making the need for a persistent storage layer unnecessary for these type of apps. But new use cases for … Continue reading Persistent Storage In The World Of Containers
Wow - It was 10 years ago when we lost John Howard, a truly great person and legendary EMC team member. Many of us who worked with John have moved on to different roles, but still talk about him even today. Many more who never knew him, have heard his name as a result of the John Howard Common Sense award given out annually, so his memory lives on. Several of us pulled this together when the award was first started, and I thought I would post it again for newer folks.
It's been almost 2 years since we kicked off our Leadership Development Program. For those not familiar with the program, every year we bring in a group of passionate, ambitious recent college graduates and have them rotate within different areas of the Core Technology Division. Each team member participates in 3 rotations for 9 months each. … Continue reading CORE LDP Class Of 2014 Moving On To Third and Final Rotation!
Within the cloudy skies of the Hybrid world, a key enabler to delivering more business value is better automation, tighter integration, and simple abstraction of the individual technology components. It’s a big topic of interest to users we talk to everyday, and here are some examples of what to expect more of in 2016. Prediction … Continue reading Top Predictions for 2016: Cloudy Skies with Clearing Complexity
Today’s technology forecast includes an accelerated shift to the hybrid cloud. With over 75% of enterprise ITorganizations deploying hybrid cloud already, adoption is predicted to continue to grow. In only the last few years, hybrid cloud has become the preferred way to deliver IT services and drive business transformation. This climate change enables IT to better … Continue reading Make It Rain with Your EMC Hybrid Cloud