So with the latest update releases across all the VMware products, I set about upgrading my demo kit last friday...... Upgrading the vCenter Server Appliance was straight forward enough.... mount the update iso to the VM browse to the management webpage click Update Repository selecting Use CD-ROM Updates follow the wizard and kick back and relax … Continue reading The Joys and Pains of upgrades…..
Been a bit quiet lately as I've been snowed under with work and training courses..... >_<" Anyways, some good news from VMware is that they've finally released an update to 5.1 that allows you to use Windows Server 2012 as the underlying OS for vCenter Server! Not to mention the support for SQL Server 2008 … Continue reading vSphere & vCenter 5.1 update
10 most influential bosses in the storage arenaQuite interesting article on The Reg regarding the 10 most influential bosses in the storage arena.....Surprised at seeing the CEO of Dropbox in the top 10..... as well as the CEO of Amazon and Facebook's Open Compute Project at 7 & 8..... I guess cloud computing and cloud … Continue reading 10 most influential bosses in the storage arena
So one of the things I had to pick up very quickly since joining MTI was what Big Data is all about and how different vendors are approaching the management of 'Big Data'.... If you try to Google "Big Data" you get so many websites blasting you with technical goobledigook.... all the big infrastructure companies … Continue reading Big Data & Hadoop