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Kenneth Hui
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[New blog post] Understanding How #VMware #vSphere Integrates With #OpenStack #vExpert

One of the more interesting developments that we are seeing within the Platform9 customer base and among the users we speak with regularly is the growing desire to leverage OpenStack as a “manager of managers” for different types of technologies such as…

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[New blog post] Making #OpenStack Upgrades Easy: Think #CloudNative

Anyone who has ever attempted to upgrade a cloud platform, be it from Microsoft, OpenStack, or VMware, will readily attest that doing so in a live production environment is not for the faint of heart. No Cloud Admin wants to suffer through a failed…

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[New blog post] That Time Again: Voting 4 #OpenStack (Tokyo) Summit Talks cc: @Platform9Sys

It seems like only yesterday that we were in Vancouver for the Spring OpenStack Summit and it’s already time to start turning our attention to Tokyo for the Fall summit. Tokyo will be my first Summit representing Platform9 as their Director of Technical…

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[New blog post] Life Is 2 Short NOT 2 Pursue Your Passion (Trust Me, I Know)

The worst day of my life occurred on February 28, 2012.  That was the day my wife, Christine, lost her nearly 2 year long battle against stomach cancer at the age of 39, leaving me behind with our then 8 year old daughter, Erin.  I am not one who believes…

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[New blog post] Under The Covers Of The @Platform9sys Managed #OpenStack Architecture

As many of you know, I recently joined a company called Platform9 as their Director of Technical Marketing. Our mission is to make private clouds easy for any enterprise at any scale. This means creating a solution that provide some important benefits for…

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[New blog post] Why I Am Betting on @Platform9Sys 4 #OpenStack #VMware

Now that folks have heard/read about my recent change in employment, the question I want to answer is, “why did I decide to bet my career on Platform9?”  While making my decision, I primarily evaluated three areas that can be summarized by the acronym…

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[New blog Post] My Next #OpenStack Adventure... @Platform9Sys cc: @sirishraghuram @madhuramaskasky @roopak_parikh @bcle00

Two credos that I live by in terms of my career choices are: Always be willing to challenge yourself by trying something new and by learning new things Assuming you have enough resources to take care of yourself and your family, do the things you are…

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[New blog post] Playing Traffic Cop: Resource Allocation In Apache Mesos #ApacheMesos #Mesos

A key capability that makes Apache Mesos a viable uber resource manager for the data center is its ability to play traffic cop amongst a diversity of workloads.  The purpose of this post will be to dig into the internals of resource allocation in Mesos…

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Dealing With Persistent Storage And Fault Tolerance In Apache Mesos #ApacheMesos #Mesos

In part 1 of this series on Apache Mesos, I provided a high level overview of the technology and in part 2, I went into a bit more of a deep dive on the Mesos architecture.  I ended the last post stating I would do a follow-up post on how resource…

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Digging Deeper Into Apache Mesos #ApacheMesos #Mesos #Mesosphere

In my previous post, I provided the proverbial 10,000 foot overview of Apache Mesos and it’s value as a resource manager for the data center.  It’s time to dig a little deeper into the technology and walk though the components that make Mesos such a great…
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