Six (or More) Data Center and Software Defined Management Dashboards
Recently I found in my inbox a link to a piece 6 Dashboards for Managing
Every Modern Data Center that caught my attention. I was hoping to see who
the six different dashboard solutions were instead of finding list of
dashboard considerations for modern data centers and data infrastructures.
Turns out the piece was nothing more than a list of six items featured as
part of the vendors (Sunbird) piece about what to look for in a dashboard
(e.g. their product). Sure there were some of the usual key performance
indicator (KPI) associated with or related to IT Service Management (ITSM),
Data Center Infrastructure (Insight/Information) Management (DCIM),
Configuration and Change management databases (CMDB), availability, capacity
and Performance Management Databases (PMDB) among others.
Space Inventory Co... (more)
Did You Want a Side of SLBS (Serverless BS) with Your Software or Hardware
A few years ago a popular industry buzzword term theme included server less
and hardware less.
It turns out, serverless BS (SLBS) and hardware less are still trendy, and
while some might view the cloud or software-defined data center (SDDC)
virtualization, or IoT folks as the culprits, it is more widespread with
plenty of bandwagon riders. SLBS can span from IoT to mobile, VDI and
workspace clients (zero or similar), workstations, server, storage, networks.
To me what’s ironic is that many purveyor... (more)
Cloud and Object Storage Are in Your Future, What Are Some Questions?
IMHO there is no doubt that cloud and object storage are in your future, what
are some questions?
Granted, what type of cloud and object storage or service along with for work
or entertainment are some questions.
Likewise, what are your cloud and object storage concerns (assuming you
already have heard the benefits)?
Some other questions include when, where for different applications workload
needs, as well as how and with what among others.
Keep in mind that there are many aspects to cloud storage and they are ... (more)
The other day VMware announced the 2017 list of vExperts which you can view
Congratulations and welcome to all new and returning fellow vExperts for
In its ninth year, it is an honor to now have been named a vExpert for eight
Where To Learn More
Learn more about and view the list of 2017 VMware vExperts here.
What this all means and wrapping up
Thank you VMware and all of those involved with the vExpert process, as well
as congratulations and best wishes to all new and returning vExperts. Im
Looking forward to being involved and participating in t... (more)
Data Infrastructures exists to support business, cloud and information
technology (IT) among other applications that transform data into information
or services. The fundamental role of data infrastructures is to provide a
platform environment for applications and data that is resilient, flexible,
scalable, agile, efficient as well as cost-effective. Put another way, data
infrastructures exist to protect, preserve, process, move, secure and serve
data as well as their applications for information services delivery.
Technologies that make up data infrastructures include hardware, ... (more)