SPBM: Configuring VVol Replication

Now that vSphere 6.5 supports array-based replication (ABR), customers are starting to configure replication in their VM Storage Policies. Before you configure your policies for replication below are a few prerequisites to check. Note: Always check with your storage vendor for specific instructions on configuring your VASA Provider.  While very similar, each vendor I’ve configured is slightly different. […]

VMworld 2016 – VIVA Las VVols

I can’t even believe it is already time again for VMworld. As always I can’t wait for it to be here (and I can’t wait for it to be over)  On one hand, its the largest opportunity to unite with my fellow IT brethren and sistren from all over the world yet on the other […]

VMworld Sessions

Its that time of year again to cast your vote for the VMworld sessions you want to see this year. Like every year, there is no shortage of great sessions to choose from so let me add a few for your consideration. Full disclosure: On the majority of these sessions I am either presenting, co-presenting […]

Bye for now….

If you are a listener of the Tech ONTAP Podcast, this will come as no surprise to you, but Friday 11-20-2015 was my last day at NetApp and Monday I start my new position at VMware (more on that later).   Professionally speaking, without question this has been the most difficult decision I have ever […]

The Tech ONTAP Podcast is Vegas bound for NetApp Insight 2015

Thousands of NetApp enthusiasts (employees, partners and customers) are Vegas bound, ready to teach, learn, network, socialize, make memories, and who knows maybe even make history!   NetApp Insight is in the Mandalay Bay from October 12-15, offering more than 300 technical sessions to choose from, self-paced Hands-On Labs, and free NetApp Certification exams.  GRAMMY-winning Train will […]