SDDC, I am your father, and I am called SDI

Listening to one of my favourite albums, by one of my favourite bands, Alt-J, I happened to glance across at the song title “Choice Kingdom”. It reminded me of what is going on in the ICT Industry today. We are in a world where some might say it’s All-or-Nothing. That’s their job, to disrupt, destroy and create doubt in the mind of buyers so they question everything they ever knew. Read More …

Thick versus Thin on VMware – a subject with a deep impact

I have been working lately with vmware & storage in environments where presentation of storage at different layers within the stack and the ability to report and understand usage and over-provisioning is a difficult challenge. In Vsphere 4.X this could be a ticking time bomb – at least that’s been my recent experience – so I’m blogging about how this can adversely impact space utilisation in an environment. It’s neither the fault Read More …