Tag Archives: EMC

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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VMworld 2011 Session – Design, Deploy OptimizedSQL Server on ESXi 5

This is a live update from VMworld! These are just my notes during the session, please forgive the grammatical errors, I am sure I missed parts of the lecture as I am taking notes… Be sure to check out the … Continue reading

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How-To: PowerPath Virtual Edition for VMware

So, as part of my ongoing self-education, I recently got a hold of PowerPath VE (PPVE) and installed it into my lab.  It was a breeze; in fact, the toughest part was licensing it! I documented the whole thing, which … Continue reading

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Sharpening the Axe…

So, I have begun my journey into my new world of EMC and VMware synergy, and I am having a blast.  Last week I helped out Nick Weaver as part of his documentation project for his new HOW-TO guide for … Continue reading

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vSpecialist’s Delight…

So, for any of you wondering what the vSpecialist Team is all about, some of my colleagues have put together a most awesome rap video.  You can find the lyrics to it here. You can find the original video on … Continue reading

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Increasing Availability and Throughput for VMware

This is a live update of VMworld 2010 session TA8133- Increasing Availability and Throughput for VMware Chad Sakac, EMC Vaughn Stewart, NetApp Chad and Vaughn started out by mentioning that they wanted the presentation to be non-vendor related, and basic … Continue reading

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VM Teleportation

This is a live update of VMworld 2010 Session TA8051 I am sitting in the VM Teleportation session that Chad Sakac is holding, and it’s pretty cool. I am somewhat disappointed that he showed the same demos as in yesterday’s … Continue reading

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