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Posted on 11. May, 2016 by .

 

    Last week Brian Verkley (@bverkley) and I had the extreme pleasure of presenting at the 2016 EMC World in Las Vegas.  We were part of “Code and Modern Operations” Track.  Our discussion was around 12 Factor App development as it relates to Cloud Native Apps.  We took the audience made up mostly of […]


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Posted on 11. May, 2016 by .

 

  This has taken way longer than I had hoped   I wanted to post my April 2016 Austin VMUG Conference Lunchtime keynote.  I’ve posted it to Slideshare and you can link to it from here 2016 April Austin VMUG User Conference – lunch keynote from Tommy Trogden    


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Posted on 08. Apr, 2015 by .

 

  I had the absolute pleasure of delivering the lunch keynote at the April 7th VMware UserGroup Conference in Austin.  I always enjoy presenting and love it even more when I can be vendor neutral and talk about things that are passionate to me.  This presentation is focused on disruption, which interestingly enough is something […]


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Posted on 13. Feb, 2015 by .

 

  TL:DR – go sign up and participate in the VMware Virtual User Group Meeting <-LINK Do you have an active VMUG in your city?  If not, do you wish you did?  When was the last time you were able to attend one?   Here is a FANTASTIC opportunity for you to participate in a “Virtual […]


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Posted on 16. Apr, 2014 by .

 

  Let me remind you of my favorite motto, and probably the title of a future blog post.  “If you don’t like change, you’re going to like irrelevance even less“ Keep that motto in mind as you work through this blog post.  If you find yourself saying “this is the way we’ve always done this”, […]


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Posted on 08. Apr, 2014 by .

 

  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 […]


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Posted on 22. Jan, 2014 by .

 

  2014 is the year of EUC   Because of this EMC has recently updated their list of EUC Reference architectures with nice additions from the XtremIO team.  In an effort to help other track down where all of these EMC Reference Architectures are located, I’ve made it really simple.  At least simple for me […]


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Posted on 19. Nov, 2013 by .

 

  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 = […]


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Posted on 16. Aug, 2013 by .

 

  I had an incredible opportunity the other day to do a cool Google+ Hangout with VMware’s Software Application Services Business Unit’s Chief Strategist Chuck Hollis (@ChuckHollis) for the EMCElect Community group.  By the way, if you didn’t realize he moved, check out his blog post titled: “A Change in Role” .  Matthew Brender (@mjbrender), […]


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Posted on 31. May, 2013 by .

 

  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 […]


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