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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Different Data, New Challenges

There are three different categories that can be used to categorize data: Structured Data is normally organized into rows and columns. The most popular form of structured [...]

A Data Scientist’s must be business focused

Some people believe that a Data Scientist is just there to crunch as much data as he can to harvest new information from old data. While this is partly true, the results must [...]

SimpliVity vs VxRail

With the new Launch of VxRail there has been a lot of talk about how it compares to some of the other Hyper-Converged players in the market. Since I have some old friends and [...]

VxRail vs HyperFlex

HyperFlex Is the latest hyper-converged offering to come to the market and it comes by the way of Cisco and a startup called Springpath. Hyperflex bundles the Springpath [...]

Cisco Hyperflex Announcement

Cisco just announced HyperFlex, a hyper-converged appliance based on its partnership with Springpath, a software-based hyper-converged infrastructure startup company. [...]

VxRail Licensing Explained

VCE had their big launch of VxRail last month. This is their first real step into the Hyper-Converged Infrastructure market (Just like EMC, I am pretending VSPEX Blue never [...]