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Did VMware do what it had to do? TR Dispatch v3n11

By John Troyer | September 5, 2016 | Comments Off on Did VMware do what it had to do? TR Dispatch v3n11

Hi friends, Check out those whales. We’ve been seeing a lot of them right off the beaches in Half Moon Bay. It’s either a wonderful gift from nature of a sign of incipient ecosystem collapse. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Last week was VMworld and I trekked there for the yearly infrastructure homecoming and bacchanal. I laid off the steak…

Move serverless for great justice – TechReckoning Dispatch v3n10

By John Troyer | June 3, 2016 | Comments Off on Move serverless for great justice – TechReckoning Dispatch v3n10

The TechReckoning Dispatch, Vol. 3, No. 10. Boston, Minneapolis, and El Granada. Friday, June 3, 2016.  VMworld Opening Acts & vBrownbag Tech Talks VMworld Opening Acts are coming to VMworld again this year. This independent, community-organized event happens on the Sunday afternoon before VMworld kicks off. There’s still time to give your input on the…

All The Feels, #smh edition – TechReckoning Dispatch v3n9

By John Troyer | May 14, 2016 | Comments Off on All The Feels, #smh edition – TechReckoning Dispatch v3n9

The TechReckoning Dispatch, Vol. 3, No. 9. El Granada, Calif. Friday, May 13,  2016.  New podcast – listen to John interview Zerto’s Shannon Snowden about The New Realities of IT. And then join TechReckoning at ZertoCON May 23-25 in Boston with our mini-track on DevOps and Careers. Use code TECHRECKONING15 for 15% off! Register today. Normally we…

I’ve got 99 problems, but OpenStack ain’t one – TechReckoning Dispatch v3n8

By John Troyer | April 28, 2016 | Comments Off on I’ve got 99 problems, but OpenStack ain’t one – TechReckoning Dispatch v3n8

In this issue: OpenStack is not your problem, comments on speaking at VMUG and VMworld, ZertoCON discounts

How do you solve a problem like VMUG? – TechReckoning Dispatch v3n7

By John Troyer | April 20, 2016 | Comments Off on How do you solve a problem like VMUG? – TechReckoning Dispatch v3n7

n this issue: How do you solve a problem like VMworld? How do you solve a problem like VMUG? A flibbertigibbet, a will-o-the-wisp, a cloud? Mesosphere goes all in on open source. TechReckoning Live at ZertoCON. No, you didn’t blink; we skipped a week.

Suits are from Mars, Hoodies are from Venus – TechReckoning Dispatch v3n6

By John Troyer | April 4, 2016 | Comments Off on Suits are from Mars, Hoodies are from Venus – TechReckoning Dispatch v3n6

In this issue: Intel Cloud Day, Microsoft Build and the amazing technicolor dreamcoat, hybrid IT, object storage, losing 1.7PB of data, and diversity is not just a pipeline issue.

Hardware is the new Software – TechReckoning Dispatch v3n5

By John Troyer | April 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Hardware is the new Software – TechReckoning Dispatch v3n5

The TechReckoning Dispatch, Vol. 3, No.. 5. Sunday, March 27,  2016. Hardware is the new software “Software is eating the world” is the famous quote from Marc Andreessen, a man that my generation of techies treated both as our exemplar and our measure by which we are found wanting. He’s our Mark Zuckerberg. (He Did What By What Age?) He’s now…

The Hyperconvergence Wars Cometh – TechReckoning Dispatch v3n3

By John Troyer | March 14, 2016 | Comments Off on The Hyperconvergence Wars Cometh – TechReckoning Dispatch v3n3

The TechReckoning Dispatch, Vol. 3, No. 3. Sunday, March 13, 2016. The Hyperconvergence Wars; Thanks, Obama!; Toxic Data; Security only for the 1%; 10 Years of AWS; No Labels. Mommy, Daddy, What Did You Do During The Hyperconvergence Wars? This, the year of Our Lord 2016, may in fact be the year of hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI).…

Magic Keys – TechReckoning Dispatch v3n2

By John Troyer | March 7, 2016 | Comments Off on Magic Keys – TechReckoning Dispatch v3n2

The TechReckoning Dispatch, Vol. 3, No. 2. Sunday, March 6, 2016. In this issue: The FBI and the Slippery Slope, Cloud-based Control Planes, VMware Brain Drain?, Docker Data Center, Container Orchestration, Open Source Is Eating IT, Not Your Father’s Disk Drive. We had a big winter storm last night here in the San Francisco Bay…

We’re Back! TR Dispatch v3n1

By John Troyer | February 28, 2016 | Comments Off on We’re Back! TR Dispatch v3n1

The TechReckoning Dispatch, Vol. 3, No. 1. Sunday, February 28, 2016. In this issue: We’re back! Why You Should Ignore VR in 2016, SSD Reliability, Correcting the Podcasts about Ravello, RSA, Help Wanted!  Sunset over Mavericks Long time no see! I’ve been great, thanks. I hope you’ve been well. We took a bit of a…

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