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June 05, 2014



Great honest article. Keeping my eye on VSAN.

Jeramiah Dooley

Sometimes people ask me, why is it that storage seems to be behind the "software-defined" curve compared to other parts of the technology stack. This is a great example of the reason:

Storage is really damn hard.

No bad day in IT quite like a bad storage day is the truth. We are all getting better at it (scale out/share nothing architectures for example) but collectively there's a long way to go.

Kudos to Dinesh and the entire VSAN team. No one likes to see issues happen, but I bet there are a lot of customers impressed with the response.

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Chuck Hollis

  • Chuck Hollis
    SVP, Oracle Converged Infrastructure Systems

    Chuck now works for Oracle, and is now deeply embroiled in IT infrastructure.

    Previously, he was with VMware for 2 years, and EMC for 18 years before that, most of them great.

    He enjoys speaking to customer and industry audiences about a variety of technology topics, and -- of course -- enjoys blogging.

    Chuck lives in Vero Beach, FL with his wife and four dogs when he's not traveling. In his spare time, Chuck is working on his second career as an aging rock musician.

    Warning: do not ever buy him a drink when there is a piano nearby.

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