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Atmos Foundations: Hardware

November 11, 2008

Yesterday, I took a look at Atmos from a software standpoint.  While Atmos is truly a “software” solution, there is an element of hardware to examine as well.  Truth be told, it’s not as interesting as the core Atmos offerings but, there are some notables.  We’ll start with a quick look at 3 basic configurations […]

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IT Knowledge Exchange: a valuable resource for IT Professionals

November 11, 2008

If you’re like me, you often reach a critical mass of frustration and/or psychosis regarding a certain manufacturer’s product.  Whether that’s Microsoft, Oracle, NetApp, HDS, etc. (notice, I’ve removed EMC from that list…we’re perfect, right? 😉 ) there’s always a common theme to the angst: solution information.  I’ve noticed that as solutions get more complex, […]

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Atmos rising…(from Maui)

November 10, 2008

Today is the official GA of EMC‘s latest-n-greatest product, Atmos.  For all intents and purposes, you probably have heard of Atmos under a different guise:  Maui.  In any case, I’ll be taking a look at some of the features and functionalities of Atmos as well as potential integration points for your business.  Finally, if you’re […]

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Future Storage Systems: Part 4: Operating System – Conceptual Overview

October 13, 2008

In the previous Future Storage System articles, we’ve covered the basic hardware foundation for what I envision to be a powerful future-oriented storage solution for the commercial midrange.  However, as you’re probably aware, hardware is meaningless without software to provide the operational capabilities that are needed to mange information.  In this article, I will focus […]

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Quick VMWare Links

October 7, 2008

I get asked a lot of questions regarding VMWare setup, etc. and I thought I’d take the time to push this out to the front page on the blog.
This is for Virtual Infrastructure 3: 3.5 Update 2/3:

Main Documentation Page:
http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vi_pages/vi_pubs_35u2.html

Quick Start Guide:
Quick Start Guide

Installation Guide:
Installation Guide

Basic Systems Admin Guide:
Systems Administration Guide

Virtual Center […]

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