Archive for 'Misc-IT Related'
Posted on 26. Jan, 2016 by vTexan.
In my last blog post (New Year with a new focus) I mentioned that I’m on a new journey – one that requires me to roll up my sleeves and get comfortable being uncomfortable in this new world of Cloud Native Apps. For those of you playing along at home, I thought I […]
Posted on 21. Jan, 2016 by vTexan.
Over 5 years ago I left a storage startup to move to EMC to be a vSpecialist. Probably one of the most Pivotal (pun intended) moves I’ve ever made. The numerous opportunities afforded to me here at EMC has been crazy. I went from being a vSpecialist individual contributor, to a vSpecialist Manager to […]
Posted on 12. Oct, 2015 by vTexan.
This is my ElReg style title You like ?!?! HAHA <tap tap tap> is this blog still on? What an amazing time to be in the technology sector and information infrastructure as a whole. So many things going on, so many opportunities and so much information to consume. It can sometimes […]
Posted on 02. Dec, 2014 by vTexan.
“If you don’t like change….you are going to like irrelevance even less” As I’ve mentioned in prior blog posts, that’s a phrase I use in just about every meeting, presentation and blog to describe the fast-paced, ever-changing world of IT. It can also be used to describe the incredible amount of change happening […]
Posted on 08. Apr, 2014 by vTexan.
Last week I had an awesome opportunity to attend a VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) bootcamp put on by the VMware team. If you aren’t familiar with vCAC, it can be described as an Enterprise wide IT Portal that helps customers deliver on the “Software Defined Datacenters” promise around IT as a Service. The […]
Posted on 19. Nov, 2013 by vTexan.
Epic blogger and overall rockstar Chris Wahl (Twitter: @ChrisWahl) over at Wahlnetwork.Com recently pondered out loud about VSAN and it’s impact in overall datacenter storage design. This caused a flurry of Storage and infrastructure companies to add their 2 cents worth in the comments section. I decided I would do the same. VSAN = […]
Posted on 15. Aug, 2013 by vTexan.
As someone that started their career on the IT operations side of the table, I’m always excited when I get an opportunity to pay it forward and work with others on the operations side that want to try their hand at the PreSales world. A recent great example is my good buddy Brian Carpenter […]
Posted on 31. May, 2013 by vTexan.
W0OT !! VMware vExpert 2013 ! When I got into social media a few years ago it was mostly an outlet to research and absorb as much information as my brain would allow. I lurked and gleaned as much info as I could. As I got more comfortable, I started to interact more and […]
Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 by vTexan.
Today, more than any other day, I seem to have VDI/End User Computing on the brain. Man I HEART EUC !! It probably started a few weeks back when I decided it was time to update my home lab to VMware Horizon View 5.2. Some of the new features like Unity Touch and HTML5 […]
Posted on 14. Mar, 2013 by vTexan.
The results are in !! In 2012 a vTexan.com was ranked 30th and this year we moved up 10 spots to #20 !! W0OT !! AWESOME! First and foremost THANK YOU VERY MUCH !! Secondly thank you Eric Siebert for working hard to pull this together !! Make sure you head over to http://vsphere-land.com/news/2013-top-vmware-virtualization-blog-voting-results.html […]
- How to setup your first Desktop Pool in VMware View 5
- How to install configure and deploy VMware View 5 on vSphere 5
- FastCache-the answer to the Automated Storage Tiering Problem
- The VMware Home Lab
- How To Install EMC ProSphere
- How to recreate a VMware Workstation VMX file from scratch
- Vblock: the answer to the NRE time problem
- VMware is not evil - my opinion on their new licensing model