VxRail 4.5 improvements with vSAN 6.6

VxRail 4.5 will see some drastic improvements with vSphere 6.5u1 and vSAN 6.6, when it goes GA this September 2017. This will bring a lot of features I have been looking forward to like higher flash performance, encryption, and enhancements with Stretched Clusters thanks to Local Site Protection. Here are some of the updates VMware has promised us in this [...]

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Tintri compared to VMware vVols

Tintri has been delivering VM-aware storage for a while now. This feature has created a nice niche market for Tintri over the past few years with all of their storage taking [...]

Quick Demo of the VxRail Manager GUI

I have been getting a lot of great feedback from my past VxRail posts so I thought I would do a quick recording of myself doing a brief overview of the interface. My goal is [...]

An Overview of EMC’s New Unity Storage Solution

The Unity Family is EMC’s new midrange storage offering. Unity sets a new standard for simplicity, modern design, affordable prices, and flexible deployments – to meet the [...]

Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s HC 380 – New dog, old tricks

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced the newest addition to their StorVirtual line up last month. The new HyperConverged 380 (HC 380) is dubbed the “VM Vending [...]

What is Machine Learning?

Machine learning, in its simplest form, uses past examples and pattern recognition to make predictions. You can then use the models to make predictions on future data. For [...]

The 6 Types of Data Science Tools

There are six categories most data science tools fall into. I have done some research into a few of the popular ones within each category of third-party tools. I tried to [...]