• Dell EMC World Sessions Recap: Converged Platforms and Ready Solutions

    Dell EMC World was filled with product announcements, a flying Chad Sakac, a Michael Dell keynote, and even more excitement!   While these headline activities were going on, our Subject Matter Experts were busy ...
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  • VCE Converged and Hyper-Converged Architecture for Splunk

    Introduction Everyone is getting bombarded with messaging related to Big Data.  It's, well big, and machine data is one of the fastest growing and complex areas driving the interest in doing more with big data. I...
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  • Managing Mixed Application Workloads on Converged Infrastructure

    Solution Summary VCE, the Converged Platform Division (CPD) of EMC just released a paper titled VCE Solutions for Enterprise Mixed Workload on Vblock System 540.  In this solution guide we show how the Vblock Con...
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  • Taming the complexity of machine data.

    During my 10 year tenure at Microsoft, I met with many corporate and commercial software development teams for architecture review sessions.  The most likely recommendation to result from those sessions was "inst...
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  • IoT meet Hyper-converged

    Day 2 at VMworld.  Vegas is maybe the worst place I can think of to focus and get work done but I'm off to a good start. I actually got up this morning in time to hit the fitness center, do a conference call, emp...
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  • 12 Days of Customer Appreciation

    This year we wanted to celebrate the customer champions we collaborated with in 2016, and what better way to do that than to introduce the 12 Days of Customer Appreciation! For the next twelve days we will be sharing ...
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  • Hyper-Converged Power and Flexibility for Splunk Enterprise

    Operational Intelligence There is little debate these days over whether business decisions should be informed with insights driven by data analytics.  Try to find one article at CIO.com , Forbes.com or the Harvar...
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  • Customer Value is a Priority for Dell EMC

    With 13,500 in attendance, there was a lot of excitement around Dell EMC World and the Converged Products and Solutions Division’s offerings of the newly combined tech giants. Bob Wambach, VP of Marketing, C...
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  • IT Plays a Critical Role in Transforming Health and Lives

    Healthcare IT professionals are acutely aware of the importance that their technology systems have on clinical outcomes. It's a constant search to find innovative ways to improve systems and processes that have a high...
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  • Finding More Value in Your Hadoop Investment

    We just passed the five year anniversary of the initial release of Apache Hadoop and I think it fair to say it a ubiquitous technology.  Born out of Google's need to find a way to store and query a repository of ...
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  • ScaleIO Brings Web-scale Operating Efficiencies to the Enterprise Data Center

    The best way that I have found to describe "Big Data" is data sets that are so large or complex that traditional data processing applications and experience are inadequate.  What I find particulary relevant is th...
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  • Realizing the Full Potential of Your Converged and Hyper-Converged Solutions and Platforms

    Customers are the cornerstone of Dell EMC’s Converged Platforms and Solutions Division’s success. By focusing on our customers’ needs, we have not only created a new IT infrastructure segment, but ar...
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  • Your machines are dying to talk to you! Are you listening?

    I spent eight really great years working with .NET developers at the Microsoft Technology Center in Mountain View, CA.  There was one drum that I beat regularly during those design meetings and lab testing engage...
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  • A Consolidation Platform That Delivers Mixed Application Performance

    Introduction In the spring I wrote an article for this blog summarizing the results of a project that demonstrated the use of a Vblock® 540 system with All-Flash XtremIO storage for running mixed application workl...
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  • Hortonworks Hadoop Summit 2016 San Jose - The Future of Data

    The first thing that I noticed as I made my way to the registration desk at the Hadoop Summit was the abundance of Fortune 1000 companies that had sent people to this show.  Many of the companies sending employee...
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