Intel & VMware bring HyperSocket Infrastructure

History Virtualization has come a long way. In 1987 RAID (redundant Array of Independent Disks) was the first introduction to obfuscating what was really happening on a lower level to one level above. Dozens of layers of obfuscation have been added over the last 30 years that it is today wildly know as virtualization. It wasn’t until VMware came to market with their server obfuscation that this methodology would be adopted by many competitiors. Intel The direct result of virtualization was that by adding more layers of obfuscation we were able to increase speeds and lower the overall latency. Lately there has been

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This Burning Man is a rising Phoenix

This end-of-year post is not a happy one, but at the very least it will be honest. As you have always known me.  All in hindsight Starting August 2012 as an Evangelist for Veeam Software I had the happiest year of my entire life. I had finally landed somewhere where my talent was appreciated, despite some of my flaws. I worked with and for the best people in this industry for one of the best products out there. The fire in me was enormous and I reckon you have noticed. That happiness reflected on our personal life as well and

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Do I have ADHD?

The more I write about ADHD, the more there are people whom feel related. It’s actually quite normal as the majority of adult people with ADHD are not diagnosed. Yesterday someone commented that it even frightened him. So I guess that before I scare too many people with more stories I’d better try to get you relieved from that paranoia. I’ll talk about Symptoms and we’ll finish with What’s Next. However: if everything I say here hits home, it can be a very emotional experience and you are up for a roller-coaster. Born to be wild ADHD is a physical

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the HR-checklist gone wrong

It’s not that big of a secret that I’ll take a job interview that sounds interesting. How about Amazon Technical Evangelist – Rest of Europe? Not only can I imagine it, I’ve done it and from what I hear from other people I did that role quite well previously. For the people that don’t really know what this is: The evangelist position is a technical role with the mission of engaging the broad community of developers and IT professionals to drive excitement and usage of (AWS) tools and technologies. In short; travelling throughout your assigned territory and trying to be

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Transcribing video and audio the awesome way!

Ok, first of all I have to admit that transcribing is not fun at all. No matter how easy the tools you find to do it. If I could have a secretary to do that stuff, I would. The first time you have to do this you’ll have a media player with the audio file somewhere in the corner of your screen and then you’ll use a text-editor or notebook type of solution (Evernote/OneNote) to write. The problem is that you probably don’t write as fast as the recording goes and you’ll be doing a lot of pauze – play –

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you startups challenge my basic knowledge

DISCLAIMER: the companies named in this blogpost COHODATA: sponsor of Storage Field Day 4, where I was an attendee and my T&E was covered by the collectiveness of all sponsors. DIABLO TECHNOLOGIES: a very recent out-of-stealth technology with whom I have no affiliation (yet?) SCALECOMPUTING: I am currently working on a marketing project to help ScaleComputing with brand awareness. If you want to read this post as sponsored by them I will allow you to 🙂 Today I got inspired by J.Metz’s article The Napkin Dialogues: “Open”-ing up to SDN where he admits being caught in speed by new technologies. Sometimes

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