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…

Netapp Insight 2018 – Keynote Day 1

I am here today at Netapp’s Premier event as both a partner and a Tech Field Day Delegate. This is a live post in progress.   They are Kicking off the keynote with some great music.   #datadriven They start by kicking off a video about data driven.   Netapp ‘s George Kurian kicks it…

Installing Windows Server 2019 on ESXi 6.7

Ok, So lets get a Virtual machine running on ESXi, and what better to start with than a windows server?  So I jumped on Microsoft’s evaluation center website and grabbed a copy of server 2019. With iso in hand (on disk anyway) lets connect to an ESXi host and start building. Firing up Vmware Workstation…

Pre SpiceWorld Thoughts

As I sit here watching some college football and trying to size up my expectations for SpiceWorld 2018 next week, along with what I hope to get out of my opportunity to attend, I keep trying to compare it to other conferences I’ve been to. In terms of attendance it seems bigger significantly than Infoblox’s…

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…