Scale Applications Seamlessly and Remove the Infrastructure Roadblocks!

In today’s day and age, physical bare metal application servers are a thing of the past; niche!  Every business, regardless of size has a Virtual 1st Policy and most are approaching the 70% plus virtualized watermark.  As business leaders and technology professionals continue to virtualize more and more you’re likely placing the most mission critical applications within the…

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Tintri – Get Thin for the Win!

Introduction At Tintri I talk with a lot of customers and prospects about their virtualization environments and how it relates to their storage configurations.  Virtual machine provisioning discussions come up quite a bit, so I thought I would write about some new features that Tintri just introduced. The method in which we deploy virtual machines…

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Being Purpose Built

  Introduction Since I have been onboard with Tintri for a while now, and after spending time in the field with customers, I thought I would focus on one of the biggest advantages Tintri customers love.  The founders of our company wanted to solve a specific pain point.  Virtualization and traditional storage arrays do not…

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VMware vSphere and DynamicOps Overview

    I was fortunate enough to get the opportunity to spend some time with the DynamicOps team at one of my customer accounts recently.  DynamicOps (Cloud Automation Center aka DCAC) is a very robust tool that provides many of the attributes that we need to run “IaaS” or “Infrastructure as a Service”.  The self-service…

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Infrastructure Deep Dive on EM4J with VMware vSphere

  Introduction Virtualizing and running Java workloads on vSphere is absolutely a reality, but when I talk to customers I emphasize the same best practices as virtualizing Tier 1 workloads.  The rules are not the same as basic consolidation and containment and you need to understand, plan, and architect your virtualization platform if you want…

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