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
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
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
With full credit to my colleage Rebecca Fitzhugh's blog post for the title, I'm looking forward to VMworld Europe - it's my first VMworld in Europe actually. VMworld over the years Over the years I've attended VMworld in the US (and PEX when it was separate) as an SE for Varrow hardly knowing anyone, again … Continue reading Catch me at VMworld Europe 2017!
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
With full credit to my colleage Rebecca Fitzhugh's blog post for the title, I'm looking forward to VMworld this year - my 4th one if I've not lost track. VMworld over the years Over the years I've attended as an SE for Varrow hardly knowing anyone, again as an SE knowing more folks, as an … Continue reading Catch me at VMworld 2017!
This ended up being a non-traditional live blog - I'm trying out tweet curation for the first part at least. Dheeraj Pandey onstage to introduce Bill McDermott of SAP https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880543768314732545 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880544069377638400 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880544402535469056 https://twitter.com/nutanix/status/880544402988384257 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880545569315278848 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880545817031036930 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880547247229763585 https://twitter.com/tcrawford/status/880544287229980674 https://twitter.com/ScottIntel/status/880546916299268097 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880548394619609089 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880548778205257728 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880549262219558912 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880549262219558912 https://twitter.com/ScottIntel/status/880549382474608640 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880550727256604672 https://twitter.com/andriven/status/880550893027958784 https://twitter.com/franciozzy/status/880550500286033921 Sudheesh Nair onstage Conversation with Lenovo's Kirk Skaugen - no … Continue reading Nutanix .NEXT 2016 – Day 2 Evening Keynote
Disclosure - this is a live blog. I'll do my best for it to be coherent but I'm prioritizing rapid updates + keeping up with the most polished formatting. Day 1 Keynote was the Dheeraj show + Diane Greene & Google Cloud announcements. I was hoping to live blog but the internet wasn't conducive plus … Continue reading Nutanix .NEXT 2016 – Day 2 Keynote Morning
If you're finding this in 2019 or later, I'm now with Pure Storage (details here) but learned a ton during my time at Rubrik + have many friends and people I respect and keep in touch with there. No regrets and was an amazing 2 years building the Tech Marketing team. tl;dr = Rubrik is … Continue reading My Next Chapter – Rubrik!
This is an overdue post from Dell EMC World (Oct 17-20) - my final one actually. Full disclosure that DellEMC paid for my flight/hotel/conference pass. Also, full disclosure that I’ve since then accepted a position with a company that competes with EMC in certain areas (blog post on that to come later this week). You … Continue reading Dell EMC World 2016 – Closing Thoughts