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EMC and VMware launching the Pivotal Initiative – The larger Picture

December 5th, 2012 · 2 Comments · devops, EMC

PaaS (Platform as a Service) is a layer that runs on top of cloud platforms. Generally PaaS stacks abstract all the unique features of any cloud platform, allowing a developer just just focus on writing good functional code. The PaaS stack then handles connections to database services, autoscaling, etc (example is CloudFoundry and BOSH).

This abstracts the cloud provider, and sets the foundation for true cloud mobility. This I believe is the future, and will be the path to large scale cloud adoption.

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Three incredibly handsome men from Cisco, Nexus and EMC talk about VSPEX

June 28th, 2012 · 4 Comments · CISCO, EMC, VSPEX

It is not often that you can get three great looking guys to sit down together and talk without the ladies hurtling themselves towards them. Luckily this was filmed at Cisco live where there are practically none present. Without this distraction Josh Atwell, Fred Nix and I (Colin McNamara) were able to sit down and [...]

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VSPEX – EMC’s Flexible Reference Architecture Explained

April 12th, 2012 · 4 Comments · EMC, VSPEX

VSPEX is a pre-validated set of reference architectures currently focused around Server Virtualization (cloud computing if you want to church it up) as well as end-user computing (VDI/VXI/Application Presentation Solutions). It fills the gap in EMC’s solution offerings that exists between a design and build your own solutions and their converged infrastructure product (VCE Vblock).

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