Infinio Accelerator v1.2 awesomeness

First of all I want to thank Infinio for Sponsoring this blog. It's awesome to see such an awesome company joining the vdicloud.nl website. Thanks! Great news from my friends from Infinio. Today they announced the GA of Infinio Accelerator v1.2 with support for VMware vSphere 5.5 … [Read more...]

Nutanix EMEA HQ and Web-scale IT

Last week my friends from Nutanix opened their brand new EMEA Headquarters in Hoofddorp (Amsterdam). It's awesome to see such a company like Nutanix opening their HQ in the Netherlands. If you don't know what Nutanix does, you've probably been living under a rock, and the first thing you need to know is that the world … [Read more...]

VMware PEX, PernixData FVP 1.5 and Atlantis ILIO USX

There's always a lot of gossip around VMware Partner EXchange (PEX), and it's not any different during this years edition. It all started about 2 weeks ago when Joe Kovar at CRN posted: VMware Limits Some Storage Vendors Presence At VMware PEX. In the post Joe told us that VMware asked Nutanix and Veeam were asked to … [Read more...]

Join the Tech Field Day family

Today is the start of Wireless Field Day 6 which in turn means a new year of Tech Field Day awesomeness, and I wanted to share my experience with the Tech Field Day family, and invite you to join. Last year I wrote an article called:" You can be a SFD4 delegate". But there's more. As some of you don't exactly would … [Read more...]

Infinio setup: Part 2 the management interface

Last week I wrote the first part for the infinio setup. I promised I would write a part two about how to create an I/O workload to put your setup Infinio environment to the test. After setting up a couple of workloads on different OS'es my Italian friend Luca Dell'Orca wrote a post on VirtualToTheCore about what to use … [Read more...]

Infinio setup

The last couple of days I've spend most of my time on re-installing Infinio Accelerator 1.0. Today Infinio announced that it closed $12 million in it's round B series, which is no surprise for me (for more information click on this link). As I was going through the preparation in my homelab this weekend I made a couple … [Read more...]

Time files when you’re having fun,

I heard an system administrator say: The problem for most of us is that users want the same flexibilty at work as they have at home. And to be honest that's not a strange thing to ask, although, most of the time they totally forget that the data they generate for their company is highly valuable (for their company as … [Read more...]

Upload MS Sysprep files to VMware vCSA

After re-installation of my homelab, I decided it was t […] … [Read more...]

Accelerate Cloud storage with Avere FXT

Using the cloud as your NAS Filer will most of the time […] … [Read more...]

Live stream and Agenda for SFD4

In about half an hour we’ll start with Storage Fi […] … [Read more...]