WhereScape Announces WhereScape Migration Express for Snowflake

WhereScape has released a product to help companies migrate existing data warehouses, vaults and marts to Snowflake.  The name of the product is WhereScape® Migration Express™ for Snowflake.  Their goal is to make this migration fast and easy for organizations.  For more information, check out the press release below. WhereScape Announces WhereScape® Migration Express™ for Snowflake…

E8 Storage Announces InfiniBand Support Extending High Performance Compute (HPC) Options for New and Existing Customers

Big news from growing storage player, E8.  Bringing InfiniBand to its blazingly fast storage solutions. In a very welcome move E8 have announced added support for InfiniBand to their storage solutions for customers looking to leverage the blazing speed of the centralized NVMe flash only storage, in storage intensive workloads via the speed of InfiniBand.…

Repost: Avere Systems is Acquired by Microsoft

Big congratulations to Avere Systems, who recently announced their acquisition by Microsoft. Avere is a company I’ve followed since inception in 2008. Their technology started as an edge NAS filer, extending data centre content to branch offices. Over time, the platform became virtual and moved to the public cloud. Today, vFXT (the cloud instance of…

Looking Forward to 2018

Looking Forward to 2018…. 2017 was the year of virtualization, the days of buying dedicated hardware is coming to a close. and I can only see this continuing as the power of virtualization is clear for all to see, dedicated task orientated servers are relics from the past being phased out in all sectors. Virtualization…

New Tintri FlexDrive Lets Customers Expand All-Flash Storage Capacity One Drive at a Time

New Tintri FlexDrive Lets Customers Expand All-Flash Storage Capacity One Drive at a Time Organizations simply insert drives and click-to-expand storage capacity Exciting news for Tintri customers, and potential costomers alike, Tintri, a leading player in  enterprise storage solutions have announced this morning an exciting development allowing much more granular and affordable storage for enterprises.…

repost: VMware ESXi Release and Build Number History as of Dec 15 2017

Repost: VMware ESXi Release and Build Number History as of Dec 15 2017 The following listings are a comprehensive collection of the flagship hypervisor product by VMware. All bold versions are downloadable releases. All patches have been named by their release names. Please note that the ESXi hypervisor is available since version 3.5.   So…

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…