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How VAAI / XCOPY works with #PureStorage
VAAI has been around (almost 4 years now)for a while now and this is one thing I don't often hear customers or others talking about very often. When your vSphere hosts detect that Hardware Accelera...
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Has tiering's time come and gone?
 
BLOG: The #Tiering Stop-gap is Redundant http://purefla.sh/1dRBiGI Why compromise?
Automated tiering of data sounds good, right? Storage arrays which aim to tier the right data to the right place at the right time have been a staple for a while. Their proponents argue that the data chunks or volumes that need low latency and IOPS get it, and infrequently used chunks find their ...
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I often think about how many people have stalled around getting to 100% virtual. I know you are thinking I need to find some fun things to do. You are probably right. The first thing I thought when...
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A green room for the boy. Of course if I don't move him in I can do some awesome green screen video tricks, of the weather forecast.
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Going through the VCAP-DCD material and I had a question. Since it comes with the assumption that everyone is working toward building a private cloud. So I started asking, do I need to build a "clo...
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XenDesktop 7.5 and Pure Storage plus Citrix User Groups coming up in the Southeast

http://www.2vcps.com/?p=1801#more-1801
Come find out how the Pure Storage Flash Array can help you acheive awesome status on your XenDesktop and XenApp deployments. Compatible for the FlashArray 320,405,420 and 450 Pretty nice review to...
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Flash is everywhere. Get you some.
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Good breakdown of data reduction technology used by #purestorage.
 
Pure Storage Flash Bits: Adaptive Data Reduction - a deep dive into how All-Flash is available for the price of disk
Flash is the revolutionizing the storage market, providing next-generation storage platforms a level of performance previously unobtainable and more ideal to support the data access requirements of today and for the foreseeable future. Flash is broadly offered in one of two formats. There are all-flash arrays that tend to focus solely on high-performance for the …
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Some #PureStorage awesomeness. Making the neighbors uneasy.
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System Engineer
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  • Pure Storage
    System Engineer, 2013 - present
  • EMC Corporation
    vSpecialist, 2011 - 2013
  • Veristor Systems
    Virtual Infrastructure Engineer, 2009 - 2011
  • Securas Consulting Group
    Sr. Technical Advisor, 2007 - 2009
  • Mid-America Apartment Communities
    Network Administrator, 2005 - 2007
  • Morgan Keegan
    2001 - 2005
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Atlanta, GA
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Yucca Valley, CA - Los Angeles, CA - Memphis, TN - Yucca Valley, CA
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Dad, System Engineer at Pure Storage, Virtualization Blogger
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  • A husband and Dad
  • USC Trojan Alum
  • VCP3, VCP4, VCP5
  • CCNA 2006 and 2011
  • EMC Certified Cloud Architect Expert
  • Dodger, Laker Fan
  • ESPN watcher.
  • Stack of books to read
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3 awesome kids
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  • University of Southern California
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