How Much Cloud Is Too Much? -- Virtualization Review

02/03/2017

Don't let fear force you to spend more than needed on backup and disaster recovery. By Trevor Pott 02/03/2017 ... A lot of bits have to fail for the servers to go kablooie. ... Trevor Pott is a full-time nerd from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

http://virtualizationreview.com/articles/2017/02/03/how-much-cloud-is-too-much.aspx

The Looming Storage Crisis -- Virtualization Review

01/31/2017

The "perfect storm" of events that led to the current shortage. By Trevor Pott 01/31/2017 ... Naturally, this will affect everything else in the datacenter. ... Tipping Point ... Trevor Pott is a full-time nerd from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

http://virtualizationreview.com/articles/2017/01/31/the-looming-storage-crisis.aspx

Virtualization Predictions for 2017 -- Virtualization Review

01/24/2017

Two big trends: Microsoft becomes the hybrid cloud leader, container wars turn bloody. By Trevor Pott 01/24/2017 ... This year promises to be a bit more exciting. ... Trevor Pott is a full-time nerd from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

http://virtualizationreview.com/articles/2017/01/24/virtualization-predictions-for-2017.aspx

The Fallout From HPE's Acquisition of SimpliVity -- Virtualization Review

01/18/2017

The Cranky Admin ... VMware may be threatened, among other aspects. By Trevor Pott 01/18/2017 ... SimpliVity has been dogged by rumors of acquisitions for years. ... Trevor Pott is a full-time nerd from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

http://virtualizationreview.com/articles/2017/01/18/the-fallout-from-hpes-acquisition-of-simplivity.aspx

Shakeup in the CPU Market Coming This Year -- Virtualization Review

01/17/2017

Things are moving in a positive direction for admins. By Trevor Pott 01/17/2017 ... The v5 Xeons look to be reasonable and capable incremental improvements over their ... Trevor Pott is a full-time nerd from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

http://virtualizationreview.com/articles/2017/01/17/shakeup-in-the-cpu-market-coming-this-year.aspx

Key Factors in Choosing On-Premises IT vs. Public Cloud -- Virtualization Review

12/23/2016

Public cloud computing costs more than do-it-yourself datacenters. ... Except when it doesn't. By Trevor Pott 12/23/2016 ... Remember either way to factor in all the costs. ... Trevor Pott is a full-time nerd from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

http://virtualizationreview.com/articles/2016/12/01/key-factors.aspx

The 2016 Virtualization Review Editor's Choice Awards -- Virtualization Review

12/16/2016

Our contributors are experts in the fields of virtualization and cloud computing. ... As you can see, it was a fine year to work in virtualization. Trevor Pott HC3 ... Trevor Pott is a full-time nerd from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

http://virtualizationreview.com/articles/2016/12/01/editors-choice.aspx

vSphere 6.5: A Real-World Review -- Virtualization Review

12/12/2016

A new admin client headlines the changes, most of which are positive. By Trevor Pott 12/12/2016 ... I was personally impressed with the Flex client when I first saw it. ... Trevor Pott is a full-time nerd from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

http://virtualizationreview.com/articles/2016/12/12/vsphere-6_5-review.aspx

vSAN 6.5: A Real-World Review -- Virtualization Review

12/05/2016

VMware's updated software-defined storage product mostly finds its mark. By Trevor Pott 12/05/2016 ... There is good reason for VMware to have invested in vSAN. ... Trevor Pott is a full-time nerd from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

http://virtualizationreview.com/articles/2016/12/05/vsan-6_5-real-world-review.aspx

Scale Computing Single Node Appliance: A Review -- Virtualization Review

11/30/2016

An easy-to-use server that can be pricey. By Trevor Pott 11/30/2016 ... I have occasion to review a number of products from various vendors. ... I call them archive nodes. ... Trevor Pott is a full-time nerd from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

http://virtualizationreview.com/articles/2016/11/30/scale-computing-single-node-appliance-review.aspx