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Netapp Insight 2018 – TFDx- HCI Revealed! Hyper Converged or Hybrid Cloud?

I am sitting in Las Vegas , at a round table with some great colleagues today. No not at a poker table, but at yet another Tech Field Day. A Few of the delegates. @Arjantim @ChanEk81 @DeepStorageNet @settlersoman @darkkavenger @RayLucchesi @sfoskett @MBLeib @BenTGage https://tfd.bz/2pXpD82  also we have @davidchapa @ChrisMaki @mcbride_ruairi at the table and @PeytStefanova and @timwaldron […]

FAQ: Discontinuation of third party vSwitch program (2149722)

While looking at NSX resources, I ran across this , and thought it was worth sharing.   Thus, if your running a third party vSwitch, migrate… ” FAQ What is happening with VMware’s third Party Virtual Switch Program? VMware is discontinuing its third party virtual switch (vSwitch) program. VMware plans to deprecate the APIs in […]

Repost : What is vNIC, VMKNIC, PortGroups, Uplink Ports, vPorts and VMXNET3 Adapter

Studying NSX, I found that a review of the differences between vmnics, vNIC’s, and the terminology where in order.   I thought this blog post did a good job of over viewing the terms.   What is vNIC, VMKNIC, PortGroups, Uplink Ports, vPorts and VMXNET3 Adapter   ” Virtual Networking is one of the Key […]

Netapp ‘s Soldifire HCI Overview at VMworld 2017 – Tech Field Day Extra.

Netapp ‘s Soldifire HCI Overview. I had a chance to get a overview of Netapp’s new HCI Product while at Tech Field Day Extra while attending VMworld 2017.   I’ve long been a fan of the Solidfire Technology. From the early day’s to after the purchase and the re-branding of the product into Netapp.   […]

Pluribus Networks Netvisor & Adaptive Cloud Fabric @ VMworld 2017 – Tech Field Day Extra

I had the chance to get a Netvisor And Adaptive Cloud Fabric Overview by Pluribus Networks at Tech Field Day Extra at VMworld 2017.   White box Networking has been main stream in the service provider world for some time. Plurbus has been strong in that space, but now more and more enterprise’s are looking for […]

Kingston – NVMe Overview at VMworld 2017 – Tech Field Day Extra.

Today I’m at Tech Field Day Extra at VMword. I had the chance to sit in on a presentation by Kingston. Overview of NVMe by @kingstontech at #TFDx #VMworld #vmworld2017 ‬   Kingston has developed and released a couple NVMe products with a read focus. Below are the slides highlighting the products. Kc1000 card DCP1000 SSD […]