A collection of 9 posts

Aug 29, 2022

Home Lab Renewal - Pt 1

About two years ago, I purchased myself a pretty sweet deal on Ebay: Dell RX730xd 2 x 2.5Ghz Xeon Gold 128 GB ECC RAM 28 TB RAW 2 x 1oGB Ethernet and

Nov 28, 2021

Minio and Azure

Minio and Azure

When one simple thing breaks, the fix is definitely gonna be more complex. But, at least I learned a few new Azure tricks!

Mar 14, 2012

The State of Storage in 2012

There is a great article in Information Week this week about the 2012 State of Storage [] that I wanted to comment on.  If you don’t have a subscription,

Mar 22, 2011

Where the Cloud Meets the Road

It occurs to me that a lot of gesticulation has been going on about the cloud over the past few quarters: is it good for business, is it secure, will it really reduce

Oct 3, 2010

Cooking Up a Storm

Last month, my team and I had the opportunity to present at the Dallas Cloud Computing User Group.  It was a fantastic presentation, led by our lead developer extraordinaire Trent (

Sep 19, 2010

Windows Azure's Value Proposition

The value proposition of Windows Azure is very unique.  It can be articulated to the qualification of three major feature sets with different patterns of implementation to introduce a broad range of solutions

Jun 4, 2010

Biggest US cloud deployment - BPOS :)

Was reading this article about the largest BPOS (Live@Edu) rollout.  Then realized it was the largest Cloud Deployment in the country.  Then realized they migrated HALF A MILLION mailboxes from on prem

Mar 27, 2010

Some Windows Azure Thoughts

I’ve been pondering Windows Azure lately.  I know that a lot of folks are investigating the great potential of the cloud to offer on demand or even throw away computing resources.  Two