Posts with category: Uncategorized

Lists of posts with category Uncategorized

VxRack Nodes


I’ve been asked quite a bit lately on VxRack node types and options so I wanted to go over what is available and some of the options. First lets start off with the VxRack 1000 Flex options. At a high level there are 3 vxrack node types that can be configured in a VxRack solution; […]


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Winning Powerball with Big Data


If you are looking for the magic formula to win the lottery you have come to the wrong place. However today we will have some fun with some of the Powerball’s previous winning numbers so we can better decide on how we want to make our picks for the upcoming drawing. Before we get started […]


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VMware vCloud Air from Beta to Now


I was given the privilege to test out what was formally called VMware vCHS on demand, and up until the beta phase of OnDemand you would have to size and buy chunks of resources if you were going to use the VMware vCHS service. When they announced the beta on demand program I was nothing […]


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VMware CBT may not be giving your backups accurate data.


If you are currently using VMware vSphere and you are utilizing CBT (Change Block Tracking) for you backups you may be at risk of bad backups. Luckily this issue only effects vmdk files that have grown over 128GB in size, so this should narrow down your scope of affected backups. This issue can be reproduced […]


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VMware’s Hyperconverged Infrastructure Appliance: EVO Rail


VMware EVO RAIL At VMworld 2014 this year, a new hyperconverged infrastructure appliance emerged. This appliance brings together storage, networking and compute for an easy to manage IT infrastructure. A simple and powerful appliance taking a large step in the SDDC direction. When you no longer have to manage hardware, you can focus more on applications and […]


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OpenStack Icehouse Released Today


The latest version of OpenStack called Icehouse was released today. New Features in Icehouse OpenStack Icehouse has nearly 350 new features that reflect a community-wide effort to bring the voice of the user into the rapidly maturing open source cloud software platform. Key themes this release cycle have been raising the bar on testing and […]


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Beer Prank


I wouldn’t mind if someone pranked me like this! A group of friends disconnect the main water line in this guys house and replace it with cold beer!  


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Google’s Data Center


I’ve been in several of the largest and most secure data centers in the United States and it just occurred to me that as often as I use Google, I have never seen any of their data centers. I thought it would be fun to do some quick research and post about what I find […]


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Roundtower Wins Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year Award


Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award recognizes the significant contributions of entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. I made a cameo in the video: http://www.roundtower.com/awarded-ernst-and-young-entrepreneur-of-the-year-2013/ Official link to EY.com Press Release: http://www.ey.com/US/en/Newsroom/News-releases/Ernst-and-Young-announces-Entrepreneur-Of-The-Year-2013-Award-winners-in-South-Central-Ohio-and-Kentucky  


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