I am happy to announce the return of the vSphere Storage Best Practices technical breakout session in an all-new and improved format. This is the brain child Cody Hosterman, Pure's Sr. VMware Reference Architect. If you've ever had the privilege to see Cody present, then you know he an expert's expert. I must admit, I'm humbled by the opportunity to join him on stage. Similar … [Read more...] about Like the Phoenix, the vSphere Storage Best Practices Returns for VMworld 2016
Experts Round Table: Flash Mythbusters
The Spiceworks 'Flash Mythbusters' experts round table is available and online for those who missed the live event. Flash technologiests from EMC, Nimble Storage, Pure Storage and SolidFire to set aside their competitive differencees in order to debunk some of the top myths surrounding flash storage. I find community events like this one compelling as the participants (mostly) … [Read more...] about Experts Round Table: Flash Mythbusters
Melbourne VMUG UserCon 2015: vSphere Storage Best Practices
Recently I had th fortune to join my good friend Chad Sakac in co-presenting a keynote session at the Sydney and Melbourne UserCons. We delivered a condensed version of the VMworld 2014 session, 'vSphere Storage Best Practices: Next-Gen Storage Technologies' (STO2496). This secheduled 50 minute session imfamously went on for nearly 90 minutes at the San Francisco event! This … [Read more...] about Melbourne VMUG UserCon 2015: vSphere Storage Best Practices
GHOST Critical Vulnerability in Pure Storage Systems
CVE-2015-0235 or GHOST is a critical vulnerability in the LINUX glibc library. Its a buffer overflow bug affecting the gethostbyname() and gethostbyname2() function calls. This vulnerability allows a remote attacker that is able to make an application call to either of these functions to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the application. Customers … [Read more...] about GHOST Critical Vulnerability in Pure Storage Systems
Pure Storage set to paint VMworld 2014 orange!
VMworld is one of the premier infrastructure technology conferences you can attend. Attendees rave at the insight of the keynotes, the innovation on display by VMware and their partners, the technical depth of the sessions, the ability to get hands on with the technology and of course... the party. Planing for the 2014 event is shaping up to look like another stellar … [Read more...] about Pure Storage set to paint VMworld 2014 orange!