During a sabbatical before joining Pure, I finally read Simon Sinek's book "Start with Why" (here on Amazon) after having watched his presentation on the topic quite a few times. If you've not seen it before, highly recommended - watch it now...I'll wait. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4ZoJKF_VuA Original 'Start with Why' presentation - you can find longer versions … Continue reading Start with Why – Cloud Block Store Webinar Edition
Simply put, my goal is to communicate well....plus I'll admit I like to tinker. Over 10 years of working from home, I've slowly but surely improved my setup with a recent focus on video and audio quality to up my game in WebEx/Zoom meetings, webinars, and recordings in general.
Let's not hide the lead - does this statement resonate? (can find it and more detail here) We’re out to change the way people build technology. Among data storage companies, we defy industry conventions, and by pairing our partners and customers with our elegantly simple solutions we hope to forever change expectations of what’s possible from a … Continue reading Ready to Launch!
For some background on what's below, see Part 1 of this interview. Without further ado, let's continue into part 2! Integration challenges - there's a classic lower common denominator challenge. In the past I worked with VCE where putting a layer on top of just a "few things" (servers, storage, compute, hypervisors) was really hard … Continue reading HashiConf 2018 – Interview with Mitchell Hashimoto, Part 2
Yes, this would be the Mitchell Hashimoto for whom HashiCorp is named. For background, see this post about my attending HashiConf and a previous blog from a joint interview with Mitchell & Armon. Do read the previous interview blog first - it covers items I'd originally planned to ask Mitchell and will help what's below … Continue reading HashiConf 2018 – Interview with Mitchell Hashimoto, Part 1
If you follow HashiCorp at all, you're familiar with the co-founders - Armon Dadgar and Mitchell Hashimoto. While Amber Rowland had originally scheduled some time with Mitchell, there was so much good stuff in the Tuesday keynote (live blog here) it ran long disrupting executive briefing schedules. Result = 11:40 AM call from Amber - … Continue reading HashiConf 2018 – Interview with Armon & Mitchell
Today's keynotes are a couple different speakers. Started out with a photo montage... https://twitter.com/PariseauTT/status/1055136007299813377 Jeff Barr from AWS on stage next. https://twitter.com/andriven/status/1055136394023059456 If reading this, I ended up posting more on Twitter than here. Disclaimer: I attended HashiConf on a free media pass however paid for my own flights and hotel. There was no requirement … Continue reading HashiConf 2018 – Wednesday Morning Keynote
Watch the live stream at http://www.hashiconf.com/live Want the full press release of what's being discussed this morning? Look no further than the official press release here. HashiCorp Showcases Significant Product Updates Across its Multi-Cloud Infrastructure Automation Suite Keynote starting soon - this blog will be a combination of notes and leveraging what I'm putting on … Continue reading HashiConf 2018 – Tuesday Morning Keynote
TL;DR = HashiCorp makes cool stuff for IT Ops (and more). I'm going to HashiConf while on sabbatical to learn more and write about it. Depending on how we met, you might not know that my career started with 7 years in an IT Operations hands-on role at a university. This involved a little bit … Continue reading HashiConf 2018!
For all that changes in the tech industry, VMworld has been a mainstay for the tech community for more than a decade. As you might expect, Rubrik is doing a lot (we're more than double the size we were last year)...which means I'm a bit busy myself but also really looking forward to it. Packed … Continue reading Already? Yep, it’s VMworld 2018!