8 Oct 2020

Developer Originated SDN?

By |2020-12-19T16:08:31-06:00October 8, 2020|Blog, Data Centers, Enterprise Software, Networking|

How would you handle a situation when a developer can open up a point-to-point tunnel between their Kubernetes hosted application and node on the internet inclusive to a public cloud resource? OpenFaaS project founder Alex Ellis created such an application …

5 Oct 2020

Serverless Functions on vSphere?

By |2020-12-19T16:08:33-06:00October 5, 2020|Blog, Cloud, Data Centers|

What’s the most unlikely place to find Function-based computing (Serverless)? What if I told you VMware has a Functions as a Service platform that’s relatively popular. So popular that the company that leads the underlying project won Best of VMworld. …

5 Oct 2020

Do I Still Hate Kubernetes as Much?

By |2020-12-19T16:08:34-06:00October 5, 2020|Blog, Cloud, Data Centers|

According to the Kuberati, vendors bullish on Kubernetes, I’m a server hugger. I think much of that perception is due to my reputation within the VMware community. I’m a former vExpert and VMware certification holder. After all, my old twitter …

4 Oct 2020

We’ll Never Buy Another Server

By |2020-12-19T16:08:35-06:00October 4, 2020|Blog, Cloud, Data Centers|

What did we learn from building a software-defined data center (SDDC) with bring your own servers and storage? The primary learning – it’s not worth the engineering effort. Spend your time on more valuable engineering efforts. 

The CTO Advisor Hybrid

1 Oct 2020

Connecting HPE’s The Machine to VMware Cloud Foundation

By |2020-12-19T16:08:39-06:00October 1, 2020|Blog, Cloud, Data Centers|

I think, as an industry, we may owe HPE an apology regarding The Machine. I’ve always been intrigued by the concept. The goal was to re-think computing inside of a data center. The vision of The Machine was to …

30 Sep 2020

The Deployment of the CTO Advisor Hybrid Infrastructure

By |2020-12-19T16:08:40-06:00September 30, 2020|Blog, Cloud, Data Centers|

Thanks, everyone, for the incredible feedback on the Oracle sponsored review of the various VMware public cloud options. Some of the consistent feedback is that the team created content we don’t see produced by independent organizations. Intel sponsors the …

28 Sep 2020

A Comparison of the VMware Cloud Solutions

By |2021-04-20T15:09:58-05:00September 28, 2020|Blog, Cloud, Data Centers|

VMworld 2020 starts tomorrow. While virtual, it’s one of my favorite times of the year. It gets the entire enterprise IT industry focused on my favorite topic, Hybrid-infrastructure. Hybrid-infrastructure is an operating model vs. a physical location. VMware cloud …

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