Category: Architecture Design & Strategy

General Enterprise Architecture Design & Strategy

Career Certification Strategy

Recently, I have been having many conversations about the value of advanced and expert-level certifications and what you should focus on as an IT professional in the SDDC space. This got me thinking about how I would distill this into a general strategy that a fresh graduate could use to

The Enterprise Cloud Bell Curve

This set of questions comes up a lot in conversations with my customers, “What should my Enterprise Cloud look like? Should I stick with Private Cloud, should I go Hybrid Cloud or put everything into the Public Cloud? Which Public Cloud provider is the best?” It is a confusing time

1 Million Views

I noticed yesterday that I hit one million views at vcdx133.com after 3 years of blogging and 291 posts. Thank you to everyone that reads this blog, I hope this site continues to provide value to you. My most popular all time posts are: vSphere 6.0¬†Basics – Part 4 –

#SFD14 – Dell-EMC VMAX All Flash Review

The first cab off the rank at Storage Field Day 14, where I was lucky enough to be invited as a delegate, was Dell-EMC with their flagship storage solution the VMAX All Flash. The last time I used Symmetrix with deadly intent, was the VMAX2 for running business critical banking

Attending #SFD14 next week

Long time listener, first time caller, I have always been a fan of the Tech Field Day series, they produce great content. Next week I am attending Storage Field Day 14 as a first time delegate. Looking forward to hearing what Dell-EMC, Scality and E8 Storage have to present over

Turbonomic openSUSE to CentOS Appliance Migration

You may have heard the news, the Turbonomic appliance platform has changed from openSUSE to CentOS. If you want to upgrade your appliance to version 6.0, then you must migrate to the new CentOS platform. You can stay on your openSUSE appliance, but you will hit the version ceiling of

Turbonomic 6.0 is live!

Turbonomic has announced the release of version 6.0 of their Automation Platform. The most exciting part for me, is the new HTML5 UI is now fully functional and you no longer need to use the Flash-based UI (the “Classic UI” will still be present in the near future for the

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