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May 16, 2009  7:16 PM

#EMCWorld 2009 is starting tomorrow, and I’m on my way

Posted by: Denny Cherry
CLARiiON, EMC, EMC World, EMC World 2009, Twitter

Well tomorrow begins my annual trek to EMC World.  This year I'm headed back to Orlando as EMC World is being held at the Orange County Convention Center.  As I've done the last couple of years I'll post as often as I can during the conference both on here on my blog, as well as on

April 13, 2009  11:00 AM

Datacenter Migration In Progress

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Data Center Build, EMC, SQL Server, VMware

For those of you who know me, or have heard me talk at a Code Camp in the last year, you've heard me talk about a data center migration that I want to do from Rackspace in Texas to our own equipment in the LA area.  Well that day has finely come. Our current environment has served us well, but...

May 23, 2008  4:00 PM

EMC World 2008 is over :(

Posted by: Denny Cherry
EMC, EMC World 2008

EMC World was a blast this year.  I've posted some highlights of the event through out the week.  I'll continue to post as much of the info as I can through out the next few weeks.  Denny

May 22, 2008  3:37 PM

EMC World 2008 Day 3

Posted by: Denny Cherry
Billy Crystal, Cache, CLARiiON, EMC, EMC World 2008, Encryption

Wednesday at EMC World was a session packed day to be sure. I started my morning with CLARiiON Rebuild Settings and Data which was an in depth look at how exactly the CLARiiON systems handle rebuilds, and how long various rebuilds take.  In addition we went into detail as to how the CLARiiON...

May 21, 2008  5:04 PM

EMC World 2008 Day 2

Posted by: Denny Cherry
EMC, EMC World 2008, FLARE 26, MirrorView Cluster Enabler, MirrorView SE, MSCS

Yesterday was an very busy day.  I didn't have time to think, much less put together a post about it.  I hit every session which I was looking for including the always hard to get into Navisphere Manager Hands-on workshop. The session I probably got the most out of was the session on what's...

May 20, 2008  12:26 AM

EMC World 2008 Day 1 (Last post of the day)

Posted by: Denny Cherry
EMC World 2008, Remote Blob Storage Architecture, SQL Native Client, SQL Server 2008

I find myself with a little extra time between my last session of the day, which was a SQL 2008 Session, and the Grant Opening Reception, so I figured that a blog post was in order.  The SQL 2008 session was a what's coming in SQL 2008. Most of the information was stuff that I already knew and...

May 19, 2008  5:54 PM

EMC World 2008 Day 1 (Keynotes)

Posted by: Denny Cherry
EMC, EMC World 2008, Keynotes, Webcam

Here are some of the key points from the keynotes from EMC world. Gartner says that by 2011 there will be 1337 Exabytes.  179 Exabytes of information has been created so far this year. In the next two years we will see a trend moving further away from using Tape for backup and recovery. ...

May 19, 2008  4:53 PM

EMC World 2008 Day 1 (The first post)

Posted by: Denny Cherry
EMC World 2008, Storage, Storage Vmotion, VDM, Virtual Desktop Manager, VMware

While waiting for the first keynote to start I figured that this would be as good a time as any to write a quick post.  I just got out of the first session of the morning.  I decided to catch the VMware VI3 session which went over the new features of ESX 3.5.  It was a very good session...

May 19, 2008  8:03 AM

EMC World 2008 Day 0

Posted by: Denny Cherry
EMC, EMC World 2008, Family, In Person Events, Storage

Today is the check-in and welcome party for EMC World.  EMC and Brocade had the Goo Goo Dolls perform at the welcome party.  The party and show were fantastic. Funniest comment of...

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