Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Understanding Capacity in vSAN

Overview Recently a customer posed a question about what they were seeing in vSAN when they moved a virtual machine over to a vSAN datastore.  Essentially, they were seeing vCenter report the VMDK as consuming more space than they had … Continue reading

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Building and Installing Apache Mesos

Originally posted on Code Trips & Tips:
I have just published a gist that shows how to build and install Apache Mesos on a Ubuntu 14.04 VM or physical box. The Getting started instructions are a good start (well…) but…

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VMware Photon OS, Kubernetes, & Mesos

VMware recently released Photon OS – Tech Preview 2.  You can find it here, along with some of their other open-source initiatives.  This post is intends to (hopefully) introduce folks to Photon and demonstrate how easy it is to use … Continue reading

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Presenting at VMworld!

I am thrilled to have been able to present at VMworld  this year!  Nothing like a last-minute request to goad you into action…  I received a call about 10 days before the event to cover for another speaker that couldn’t … Continue reading

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Cloud Native Applications at VMworld 2015!

Cloud-Native Applications is an exciting new effort at VMware that involves everyone at VMware.  Every business unit is, or will be involved in building and extending products that can support micro services and container-based applications. Cloud-Native Applications will have a … Continue reading

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DevOps, Cloud, and the SDDC…

If you live or work in technology, as I do, then you already know that change in IT is constant.  We all are faced with the reality that the technology you are using will eventually be usurped by something better/faster/smaller/better, … Continue reading

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Graphy Goodness…

In my previous post, I tried to discuss how the traditional RDBMS, while being very good at storing and tracking certain types of data and transactions, fails to provide value for others, and how graph databases are coming to the … Continue reading

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