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There were many interesting takeaways from VMworld 2016 in Vegas, one of which was the continuing love-hate relationship that storage vendors have with VVols. The storage management technology, which shipped with vSphere 6.0, has been in the public spotlight for so long (remember the first tech previews back in 2012?) that it’s sometimes hard to […]

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Highs and Lows

On April 21, 2016 By

Today is my two year anniversary at SolidFire.
Today is the day Prince died.

Now, on the face of it, these two things have nothing to do with each other. But, if you’ll forgive me the personal digression on a blog that most have come to expect nerd things from, it feels like those […]

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Wow, it’s been a long time since I wrote anything here. Startup life, yo. I’ve written probably more than a blog post or media byline a week for the last two years, but all of them had a SolidFire logo on them, and none of that content ended up here. Cobbler’s shoes and […]

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One Year Later

On April 26, 2015 By

A year ago this past week, I joined SolidFire because Aaron Delp​ asked me to. I didn’t know who they were, I wasn’t terribly excited about working for another storage company, and I was still reeling from 5 months of non-stop stress, frustration and anxiety.  I had another job offer, from a consulting firm in […]

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First, let’s get the jokes out of the way: yes, it’s a technical blog post. No, I haven’t forgotten I had a blog. I know, I know.

One of the projects that I’ve been working on at SolidFire for the last few months is putting together the VMware and Cisco UCS reference architecture, and helping […]

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