Always a Student – Rubrik + vForum Asia-Pacific Tour

tl:dr = as part of Technical Marketing, I'll be in Sydney, Singapore, Seoul, and Manila in November to present at VMware vForums about ransomware trends, how Rubrik helps, and core Rubrik capabilities along with our awesome local teams. January will take me to Taipei, Mumbai, and Singapore. Look me up if you're located there! I'll be posting … Continue reading Always a Student – Rubrik + vForum Asia-Pacific Tour

[Live Blog] Oracle OpenWorld 2017 Monday Keynote

This will be a loosely structured combination of live commentary plus pulling in what I and others post on Twitter. This is my first Oracle OpenWorld so wanted to prioritize getting to one keynote at least. Starting out as many keynotes do with a DJ onstage - the hall is moderate sized. Definitely not small … Continue reading [Live Blog] Oracle OpenWorld 2017 Monday Keynote

[Live Blog] Microsoft Ignite 2017 – Azure Technology Keynote

Same DJ in between keynotes as before the first keynote. Everyone has wristbands underneath their chairs so can participate in the keynote in some way. Presumably Azure can make lots of LEDs blink at the same time. https://twitter.com/andriven/status/912327443146567680 Starting with Scott Guthrie, MS Executive VP (I think) - time to go deeper into MS Azure … Continue reading [Live Blog] Microsoft Ignite 2017 – Azure Technology Keynote

[Live Blog] Microsoft Ignite 2017 – Opening Keynote

This is my first Microsoft Ignite - gotta say I love the feel so far. From the music on the walk over from the Hyatt Regency... https://twitter.com/andriven/status/912297819347791872 ...to the stadium seating, I like it. https://twitter.com/andriven/status/912291216393428992 Love the energy in the room - stadium seating in the back gives a great view. Opening video walking through … Continue reading [Live Blog] Microsoft Ignite 2017 – Opening Keynote

VMworld 2017 Thursday Keynote

MIT Media Lab - Hugh Herman Works with prosthesis/crutches/etc. Even back in old times, found artificial items - toe on Egyptian mummy. In some ways not a lot of advancement in many years. Hugh lost his legs to frostbite - asked doctor if could drive, ride his bike, and moutainclimb. Doctor said can drive with … Continue reading VMworld 2017 Thursday Keynote