EMC World 2014 – Session Notes – VMAX & Oracle High Performance Solutions

Overheard before sessions - customers of EPIC Healthcare make up 3-4% of EMC’s storage revenues. Summary = Pre-built, Pre-tested for Oracle, Single contact for all support, Extreme Performance for OLTP & BI, Best TCO with FAST and multi-tiering strategy, Best data proaction and availability (T10 PI (DIF), D@RE, VMAX local and remote replications), Easy to … Continue reading EMC World 2014 – Session Notes – VMAX & Oracle High Performance Solutions

EMC World 2014 – Session Notes – ECS Appliance – World’s First Web-Scale Storage Infrastructure for Enterprise

Manuvir Das - Engineering Vikram Bhambri - Product Management Summary = EMC is emphasizing that ECS is really just to enable ViPR — not meant for other stuff, not meant to compete with non-storage companies. Lots of ViPR data but did get to some ECS hardware configs at the end (screenshots below). ~~~~~~~ Starting by … Continue reading EMC World 2014 – Session Notes – ECS Appliance – World’s First Web-Scale Storage Infrastructure for Enterprise

EMC World 2014 – Session Notes – ViPR & Project Nile

Got here late….tried for VPLEX + ViPR session but arrived 15 minute late and they were done the content already (hour long session but only 15 minutes of content). This turned out to be mostly a review of ViPR…very little Project Nile. Came in partway through the ViPR content... VPLEX & RP Enhancements ViPR Hardening … Continue reading EMC World 2014 – Session Notes – ViPR & Project Nile

EMC World 2014 – Keynote – Tucci & Goulden

Summary = I don't necessarily expect new content at a keynote (that's Area 52 & 53) but I find it interesting what themes EMC chooses to focus on when they have an audience of 12,000 onsite and many more online. More content to come here... Strobe lights and lots of quotes from customers about EMC … Continue reading EMC World 2014 – Keynote – Tucci & Goulden

EMC World 2014 – Crazy Schedule

I’m on the plane right now to EMC World — lots on the agenda for this week. In no particular order... vVNX Confidental Briefing this thing Monday morning (Chad already mentioned it on his blog so the name at least isn’t confidential. ) Varrow Customer Dinner at AquaKnox VMAX.NEXT Beta Briefing all day Thursday EMC’s … Continue reading EMC World 2014 – Crazy Schedule

EMC World 2013 – Blog Posts Reference

Just a wrap-up post given I wrote 10+ blog posts at EMC World 2013 - general sessions, keynotes, breakout sessions, and SE Conference sessions. Please note that the SE Conference session notes are password protected due to NDA material - please email me (amiller @ varrow . com) or catch me on Twitter or LinkedIn … Continue reading EMC World 2013 – Blog Posts Reference