On this Thanksgiving Eve in the US, it is easy to recount the things for which I am grateful: my family, my friends, my health, etc. Monday will be 6 years since I exited from my service in the Marine Corps. At that time I was not sure I would even stay in tech as … Continue reading VMware Community #vAllStars
It is imperative for any file system to be highly scalable, performant, and fault tolerant. Otherwise…why would you even bother to store data there? But realistically, achieving fault tolerance is done through data redundancy. On the flipside, the cost of redundancy is increased storage overhead. There are two possible encoding schemes for fault tolerance: triple … Continue reading Understanding Erasure Coding with Rubrik
It’s that time of summer -- VMworld US is only a few days away! Yet again I am making the trek to Las Vegas for the festivities. I wanted to highlight the sessions where I will be presenting so that you have the opportunity to either schedule and come heckle or remind yourself to watch … Continue reading Catch Me at VMworld US 2017!
Rubrik Cloud Data Management (CDM) 4.0 is Rubrik’s ninth and largest product release. The release, named Alta, expands the Rubrik platform to encompass all major hypervisors, adding Oracle support, furthering SQL support by introducing live mount functionality, and Cloud Instantiation. Additionally, Alta closes the gap with traditional backup architectures by introducing support for tape archival. … Continue reading Introducing “Alta” – Rubrik CDM 4.0
After over 5 years of being a freelance consultant, I’m pleased to announce that I have begun a technical marketing position at Rubrik. I’ll be working with the likes of Andrew Miller and Chris Wahl. I took a few months to talk evaluate my options, narrow my focus, and to a few different companies to see … Continue reading New Career Adventure — Joined Rubrik