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Duncan Epping
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For those who weren't able to attend the VMware Online Technology Forum live, the recordings are available for replay now including the Q&A sessions. If you are interested in what's new for vSp...
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I was reviewing a paper on vCenter availability for 6.0 and it listed a watchdog service which monitors "VPXD" (the vCenter Server service) on the vCenter Server Appliance. I had seen the service b...
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On the 15th of April there is an awesome online event planned called the "Online Technology Forum". During this day you will hear all about what is new with vSphere 6.0. What can you expect: Sign u...
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I just received a question around DRS rules and why they are still active when DRS is disabled. I was under the impression this was something I already blogged about, but I cannot find it. I know s...
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I've been thinking about the term Software Defined Data Center for a while now. It is a great term "software defined" but it seems that many agree that things have been defined by software for a lo...
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Hello duncan. I am looking to get in contact whit eric van der meer, could you please let him know this and he will find my details at www.fiskelars.se . Thanks in advance. Lars
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A while back when attending/presenting at some VMUGs I stumbled in to this company called FlowGrab. They are fairly new and pitched their solution to me and I must say it sounded very interesting. ...
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I was talking to a customer this week who was looking to deploy various 4 node VSAN configurations. They needed a solution which would provide them performance and wanted to minimize the moving com...
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Chief Technologist @ VMware. Author of virtualization blog Yellow-Bricks.com. Author of Essential Virtual SAN and vSphere Clustering Deepdive series. Start-up tech advisor. Dad and husband.
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Owner of virtualization blog Yellow-Bricks.com. Chief Technologist at VMware. Specializes in Software Defined Storage and business continuity / disaster recovery solutions, and has 3 patents pending on the topic of availability, storage and resource management.  Among the first VMware Certified Design Experts (VCDX 007). 

Tech advisor for startup companies (CloudPhysics). Author of multiple books including Essential Virtual SAN and the vSphere  Clustering Technical Deepdive series. Speaker at industry events like VMworld (2009 / 2010 / 2011 / 2012 / 2013 / 2014).
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blogger @ yellow-bricks.com, author, dad and husband
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