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Gestalt IT Tech Field Day 1: Liveblogging 1

  Gestalt IT Tech Day (11/12/2009) 
8:52
John Obeto: 
Karriem Adams from MDS is telling us about hoe they created the monster rack VMWare showed at VMWorld
Thursday November 12, 2009 8:52 John Obeto
8:53
John Obeto: 
1 cable can create 32 NICs or 12 HBA nodes
Thursday November 12, 2009 8:53 John Obeto
8:54
John Obeto: 
Cloudmatrix hot-swappable
Thursday November 12, 2009 8:54 John Obeto
8:55
John Obeto: 
MDS is the enterprise division of SuperMicro
Thursday November 12, 2009 8:55 John Obeto
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Thursday November 12, 2009 9:09  
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Thursday November 12, 2009 9:11 
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Thursday November 12, 2009 9:12 
9:12
John Obeto: 
Now on to Xsigo
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:12 John Obeto
9:12
John Obeto: 
What is Xsigo, and what do they do?
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:12 John Obeto
9:13
John Obeto: 
Xsigo does Virtual I/O
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:13 John Obeto
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Thursday November 12, 2009 9:13 
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John Obeto: 
Xsigo aims to solve the I/O problems in a data center
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:13 John Obeto
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Thursday November 12, 2009 9:13 
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Thursday November 12, 2009 9:18 
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Thursday November 12, 2009 9:21 
9:24
John Obeto: 
Xsigo is going to support FCoE
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:24 John Obeto
9:24
John Obeto: 
@NigelPoulton must like that!
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:24 John Obeto
9:26
John Obeto: 
Create and virtuall support all interfaces out there.
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:26 John Obeto
9:26
John Obeto: 
All you see are virtual NICs and HBAs
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:26 John Obeto
9:27
John Obeto: 
Xsigo is working on 40G
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:27 John Obeto
9:27
John Obeto: 
Xsigo is working on 40G Infiniband
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:27 John Obeto
9:31
John Obeto: 
Excellent questions being asked of Cam
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:31 John Obeto
9:32
John Obeto: 
@edsai breaks it down: Xsigo is about I/O convergence
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:32 John Obeto
9:34
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sunshinemug: 
@johnobeto This is great--slides posted in real time from @Xsigo preso plus comments! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:34 sunshinemug
9:35
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rbrambley: 
Future adapter technology handled by just plugging in new I/O module in xsigo chassis and not have to in blades #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:35 rbrambley
9:35
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davegraham: 
@nigelpoulton #techfieldday and what were the questions, dear Nigel?
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:35 davegraham
9:36
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AndrewSharrock: 
@nigelpoulton That's what happened to me yesterday during a demo, every question got answered perfectly.... #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:36 AndrewSharrock
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davegraham: 
@SFoskett @xsigo @vmware #techfieldday prove that they can all work together. ;)
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:36 davegraham
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xsigo: 
RT @nigelpoulton: Holy shmokes!! Im liking Xsigo. I had 5 questions that I thought were hard. They nailed them b4 I asked #techfieldday <=:)
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:36 xsigo
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sunshinemug: 
@AndrewSharrock Glad to see you on here. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:37 sunshinemug
9:37
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BasRaayman: 
Entry point for a Xsigo configuration would roughly be around 10 to 14 servers #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:37 BasRaayman
9:38
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storagenerve: 
it seems xsigo looks at Cisco as the biggest competition #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:38 storagenerve
9:38
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etherealmind: 
@nigelpoulton I'll have to point to my post on gestaltit http://bit.ly/1hqdMr
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:38 etherealmind
9:38
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johnobeto: 
I'm pulling all @techfieldday posts into my liveblog stream. How cool is that!
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:38 johnobeto
9:38
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rbrambley: 
some xsigo chassis slides #techfieldDay
 
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:38 rbrambley
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storagenerve: 
xsigo coming to smb market soon, combined management between mds and xsigo coming soon as well. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:38 storagenerve
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Thursday November 12, 2009 9:40 
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rbrambley: 
@vRobM dunno, Give it a shot. Tell them @sfoskett sent you ... #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:40 rbrambley
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Thursday November 12, 2009 9:41 
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TechFieldDay: 
Interested in what's happening at #techfieldday? We're recording the whole thing and will post is at http://gestaltit.com in coming weeks!
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:41 TechFieldDay
9:41
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whatsupandroid: 
@johnobeto So.. are you @techfieldday too? I need to know :-)
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:41 whatsupandroid
9:41
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jtroyer: 
RT @johnobeto: Liveblog for Tech Field Day is here http://bit.ly/20bSRU #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:41 jtroyer
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rbrambley: 
RT @StorageNerve xsigo coming to smb market soon, combined management between mds and xsigo coming soon as well. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:41 rbrambley
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AndrewSharrock: 
@StorageNerve Cisco is the competition but they have to integrate with them in the majority of deployments... must be fun! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:41 AndrewSharrock
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kylemacdonald: 
RT @rodos: Xsigo. We know Infiband scales because its been proven in HPC clusters. #techfieldday <- IB was big in fin svcs clusters/clouds
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:41 kylemacdonald
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Thursday November 12, 2009 9:42 
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sunshinemug: 
@StorageNerve I don't think that's exactly it--it's just that Cisco is so focused on ethernet & trying to kick out infiniband. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:42 sunshinemug
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rbrambley: 
RT @Mike_Laverick got a customer who has 2 many 1GB nics, but hostile 2 blades. Suggested xiago might B an option > gr8 idea > #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:42 rbrambley
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Thursday November 12, 2009 9:42 
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rodos: 
Xsigo don't yet support VMware IO Direct Path., but working on it. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:44 rodos
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rbrambley: 
xsigo does not support vmdirectpath yet - so no vnics in VMs yet #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:44 rbrambley
9:44
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sunshinemug: 
@SFoskett gets a pic of pics being taken!
 
#TechFieldDay
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:44 sunshinemug
9:45
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nigelpoulton: 
No VMDirectPath yet for Xsigo due to HCA drivers, but working with Mellanox to get this #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:45 nigelpoulton
9:45
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sfoskett: 
 
- See the #TechFieldDay scoreboard at the front of the room? Watch it live at http://techfieldday.com!
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:45 sfoskett
9:46
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storagenerve: 
RT @sfoskett:
 
- See the #TechFieldDay scoreboard at the front of the room? Watch it live at http://techfieldday.com
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:46 storagenerve
9:49
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storagenerve: 
The Xsigo presentation is rocking, wow what a technology talk #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:49 storagenerve
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nigelpoulton: 
Xsigo just got a round of applause
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:50 nigelpoulton
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rootwyrm: 
I see the folks at #techfieldday are learning that InfiniBand is anything but dead. :)
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:50 rootwyrm
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drobo: 
All of us @datarobotics are jazzed about #techfieldday and giving all the bloggers a sneak peek and hands on time with @drobo! #storage
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:51 drobo
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Kiwi_Si: 
Just finished a very good session from Ken Ford at #xsigo Great tech video footage to follow later #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:52 Kiwi_Si
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mstamour: 
RT @sunshinemug: @SFoskett gets a pic of pics being taken!
 
#TechFieldDay (Great Picture!:)
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:53 mstamour
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TechFieldDay: 
RT @drobo: All of us @datarobotics are jazzed about #techfieldday and giving all the bloggers a sneak peek and hands on time with @drobo!
Thursday November 12, 2009 9:59 TechFieldDay
10:00
John Obeto: 
Bio break over
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:00 John Obeto
10:00
John Obeto: 
Tim Myers of VMWare has the mike..
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:00 John Obeto
10:04
John Obeto: 
VMWorld 2008: 14 racks;
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:04 John Obeto
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sfoskett: 
I'm on the phone working out the #techfieldday financials with @AmericanExpress while everyone else is inside in session...
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:04 sfoskett
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rbrambley: 
had to be post this instant classic pic of Infosmack podcast host @Knieriemen #techfieldday
 
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:04 rbrambley
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sunshinemug: 
@storagebod @chrismevans Yes it should be Xsimon, or maybe Xsidney.. But actually it was Cam Ford. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:04 sunshinemug
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BasRaayman: 
@SFoskett They should just also become a sponsor! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:06 BasRaayman
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whatsupandroid: 
@johnobeto Following that too then. I just commented on your latest post. Glad you're enjoying #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:06 whatsupandroid
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RickVanover: 
VMworld 2009's datacenter consolidated what would have been 2,483 racks into 28 racks. http://bit.ly/3ADB2C #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:06 RickVanover
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sunshinemug: 
Cool--not a PPT, just video! Of VMWorld 09 racks #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:06 sunshinemug
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BasRaayman: 
RT @rbrambley: instant classic pic of Infosmack podcast host @Knieriemen #techfieldday
 
<== Geek rockstar!!
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:07 BasRaayman
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chrismevans: 
...and here's his picture.... :-) #techfieldday http://pic.gd/f18cfd
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:07 chrismevans
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sunshinemug: 
@chrismevans Cool! Interesting shadow. It's almost like he's virtualized himself. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:08 sunshinemug
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sunshinemug: 
Showing the napkin--wow... this is amazing showing the actual drawings they made of proposed rack for VMWrld09 #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:10 sunshinemug
10:10
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etherealmind: 
GETO - Global Engineering Technical Operations in VMware. I want to work for a division with a name that cool. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:10 etherealmind
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chrismevans: 
Two takeaways from Xsigo - (a) removes hardware from servers (b) provides more scalable bandwidth per server #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:10 chrismevans
10:10
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chrismevans: 
Xsigo - but there's more - too much to tweet, post required. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:10 chrismevans
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sunshinemug: 
@chrismevans You're telling me! And you haven't seen the demos yet. (I got a preview earlier ths wk.) #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:13 sunshinemug
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RickVanover: 
One key to VMware's success at VMworld was Lab Manager provisioning ESX on ESX with a very special build. We'll never see that #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:14 RickVanover
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johnobeto: 
Architecting the server infrastructure for VMWorld 2009 - on a tablemat at a steakhouse, no less! #techfieldday
 
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:15 johnobeto
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chrismevans: 
Hmm.. storage vendors seem to be secondary to everything seen today. Is storage becoming just a commodity? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:15 chrismevans
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StorageMonkeys: 
RT @BasRaayman: RT @rbrambley: instant classic pic of @Knieriemen #techfieldday
 
<== Geek rockstar!!
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:15 StorageMonkeys
10:15
John Obeto: 
This is impressive: the ENTIRE VMWare compute infrastructure was architected on a tablecloth over dinner at a steakhouse!
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:15 John Obeto
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RickVanover: 
Chatting it up this morning before the start of #techfieldday at VMware's headquarters http://bit.ly/2zqGDy
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:16 RickVanover
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rbrambley: 
RT @johnobeto the server infrastructure for VMWorld 2009 -drawn on table mat at a steakhouse! #techfieldday http://is.gd/4Tws6
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:17 rbrambley
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sunshinemug: 
RT @joshdilworth: Ack, Louis Gray's new gig here: http://bit.ly/2fD5TQ <-- Cool! Am now following @paladinag.
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:17 sunshinemug
10:17
John Obeto: 
Xsigo I/O Director has been certified for EMC Clariion
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:17 John Obeto
10:18
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rodos: 
RT @johnobeto: Arch the infra 4 VMWorld 2009 on a tablemat #techfieldday
 
< More detail than I get to arch a system!
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:18 rodos
10:19
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BasRaayman: 
RT @chrismevans: storage vendors seem to be secondary to everything seen today. Is storage becoming a commodity? #techfieldday <= should be
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:19 BasRaayman
10:19
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ccostan: 
Back in Action. Geez that was annoying! Full Focus on #techfieldday now.
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:19 ccostan
10:20
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johnobeto: 
At #techfieldday Architecting the server infrastructure for VMWorld2009 - on a tablemat at a steakhouse, no less!
 
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:20 johnobeto
10:20
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djenningspr: 
RT @chrismevans: Hmm.. storge vendrs seem 2 be secndary to everything seen today. Is storage becoming just a commodity? #techfieldday - EEK
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:20 djenningspr
10:20
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edsai: 
RT @dvellante: @storagebod I agree - XIV is not true T1 performance. It's 'good enough' performance at a nice price #ibm
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:20 edsai
10:21
John Obeto: 
Everything in that rack is redundant. #hptechday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:21 John Obeto
10:23
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ccostan: 
I love seeing companies add their management pieces right to vCenter. My single pain of glass. #TechFieldDay #XSigo
 
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:23 ccostan
10:23
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sunshinemug: 
@johnobeto Oops--not HP Tech Day!! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:23 sunshinemug
10:23
John Obeto: 
Hardware agnosticness is a mantra
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:23 John Obeto
10:24
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sunshinemug: 
@ccostan Pane of glass though, right? Not pain I hope? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:24 sunshinemug
10:25
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sunshinemug: 
Convergence?RT @johnobeto: @edsai Storage hardware *is* now a commodity. The $$$ is in storage management software, isn't it? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:25 sunshinemug
10:26
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johnobeto: 
@sunshinemug Freudian slip... #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:26 johnobeto
10:27
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nigelpoulton: 
Xsigo just completed EMC certifiction #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:27 nigelpoulton
10:28
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ccostan: 
@johnobeto @sunshinemug Exactly. :) #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:28 ccostan
10:28
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nigelpoulton: 
RT @johnobeto: Architecting the infrastructure for VMWorld2009 - on a tablemat at a steakhouse,!
 
<-- brilliant
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:28 nigelpoulton
10:28
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StorageMojo: 
Xsigo (see-go) v impressive io virtualization box. I/O consolidation makes all kinds sense. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:28 StorageMojo
10:29
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rbrambley: 
Tim from VMw GETO team talking abt 32U "booth rack" used 4 conferences, etc. Self contained VI demos cn B deployed anywhere #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:29 rbrambley
10:31
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chandna: 
VMware vCenter + Xsigo - single pane of glass. #TechFieldDay #XSigo
 
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:31 chandna
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stu: 
@nigelpoulton be careful, EMC has a lot of products & working w/ 1 does not equate to full support of Xsigo across the board #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:34 stu
10:35
John Obeto: 
Xsigo: you can manage all I/O Director modules completely from the management GUI. Cool!
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:35 John Obeto
10:35
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chrismevans: 
Suddenly what seems like disparate presenters (Xsigo/MDS Micro) all come together to make sense when combined with VMware #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:35 chrismevans
10:35
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sunshinemug: 
 
- Robin Harris -- @StorageMojo -- at #TechFieldDay at VMWare
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:35 sunshinemug
10:37
John Obeto: 
Official name is Xsigo Management System, aka XMS
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:37 John Obeto
10:38
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nigelpoulton: 
RT @omarsultan: CNA port volume increased 133 percent quarter-over-quarter http://bit.ly/3uqAvQ
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:38 nigelpoulton
10:39
John Obeto: 
Now on to the VMWare / Xsigo / MDS Hands -on Lab
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:39 John Obeto
10:40
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davegraham: 
@nigelpoulton #techfieldday ummmm....news to me....can you ask them if it's hardware certification or just software?
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:40 davegraham
10:41
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ccostan: 
Hands on Lab time with Xsigo. Partnering with @rbrambley on the Lab. #techfieldday #Xsigo
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:41 ccostan
10:43
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BasRaayman: 
Time for some hands on! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:43 BasRaayman
10:43
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vTrooper: 
RT @ccostan: Hands on Lab time with Xsigo. Partnering with @rbrambley on the Lab. #techfieldday #Xsigo <~~ Watch'em he has fast hands.
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:43 vTrooper
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TechFieldDay: 
I am John's secret admirer! Shhh! RT @whatsupandroid: @johnobeto So.. are you @techfieldday too? I need to know :-)
Thursday November 12, 2009 10:50 TechFieldDay
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rodos: 
Doing the Xsigo lab at #techfieldday. Its is easy to use virtual IO, not digging very deep though, expected given the short time avail.
Thursday November 12, 2009 11:03 rodos
11:04
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whatsupandroid: 
LMAO! You too! Gosh, how many does the guy have? pfffft! RT @techfieldday: I am @johnobeto secret admirer!
Thursday November 12, 2009 11:04 whatsupandroid
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johnobeto: 
RT @whatsupandroid: LMAO! You too! Gosh, how many does the guy have? pfft! RT @techfieldday: I am @johnobeto secret admirer!<-U R killing me
Thursday November 12, 2009 11:08 johnobeto
11:22
John Obeto: 
Can I give mungo props to Xsigo for their super easy GUI configuration and management interface? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 11:22 John Obeto
11:25
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johnobeto: 
Can I give mungo props to Xsigo for their super easy GUI configuration and management interface? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 11:25 johnobeto
11:25
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nigelpoulton: 
OK so I jumped the gun with the Xsigo EMC support thingy.... apparently its not announced yet and it will be for a specific environment doh!
Thursday November 12, 2009 11:25 nigelpoulton
11:26
John Obeto: 
Xsigo is all about providing truly vendor-agnostic I/O virtualization

Bring in the fat pipe, and they wold provide a solution that allows you to NEVER touch the server over it's (the server's) operational lifetime for configuration
Thursday November 12, 2009 11:26 John Obeto
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nigelpoulton: 
Provisioning Xsigo vHBA and vNIC via GUI and Virtual Center is really smooth and easy
Thursday November 12, 2009 11:26 nigelpoulton
11:29
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johnobeto: 
Xsigo is all about providing truly vendor-agnostic I/O virtualization #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 11:29 johnobeto
11:29
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johnobeto: 
Word!--> RT @nigelpoulton: Provisioning Xsigo vHBA and vNIC via GUI and Virtual Center is really smooth and easy
Thursday November 12, 2009 11:29 johnobeto
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johnobeto: 
Tweeting for 10 months, 3 weeks, 6 days, 17 hours, 39 minutes, 3 seconds( December 19, 2008) Seriously since HP TSG Tech Day in April 09
Thursday November 12, 2009 11:33 johnobeto
11:36
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johnobeto: 
If I do a giveaway with all my Windows Vista stuff and tchotchkes, would I find any takers?
Thursday November 12, 2009 11:36 johnobeto
12:14
John Obeto: 
Wow, all good things do come to an end. We are off to Fremont, California, and 3PAR & Symantec Storage
Thursday November 12, 2009 12:14 John Obeto
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johnobeto: 
Wow, all good things do come to an end. We are off to Fremont, California, and 3PAR & Symantec Storage I wonder if @scubasue works there?
Thursday November 12, 2009 12:16 johnobeto
12:17
[Standby]  Wow, all good things do come to an end. We are off to Fremont, California, and 3PAR & Symantec Storage
12:39
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johnobeto: 
37.42 -122.14 http://tinyurl.com/yc5zud5
Thursday November 12, 2009 12:39 johnobeto
12:49
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Kiwi_Si: 
Finished at VMware campus after informative sessions with #vmware, #xsigo and #mds #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 12:49 Kiwi_Si
12:58
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chrismevans: 
Off to 3par now..... #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 12:58 chrismevans
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HPStorageGuy: 
Give @3parfarley a big hug from me! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:00 HPStorageGuy
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valb00: 
RT @esignoretti: RT @SFoskett: @xsigo, MDS, EMC, and @vmware: who needs a Vblock? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:11 valb00
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storagenerve: 
At 3par now, just met @3parfarley and lots of others, presentations from 3Par and Symantec start shortly #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:15 storagenerve
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rodos: 
3PAR have put on a great spread of afternoon tea for #techfieldday, sign of things to come?
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:18 rodos
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RickVanover: 
We have arrived at 3PAR for the afternoon session of day one at #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:18 RickVanover
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chrismevans: 
The legend continues...... http://pic.gd/28ae7d
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:23 chrismevans
1:23
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nigelpoulton: 
Greg Kenieriemen as Mr November on the 3PAR sign -
 
oh dear!!!
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:23 nigelpoulton
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johnobeto: 
We're at the Fremont offices of 3PAR
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:25 johnobeto
1:25
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johnobeto: 
We're at the Fremont offices of 3PAR #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:25 johnobeto
1:25
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etherealmind: 
Afternoon session: #3Par and #Symantec Storage briefing on their products - fun people. Lets see how those products work. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:25 etherealmind
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johnobeto: 
Liveblogging this event at http://bit.ly/20bSRU
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:30 johnobeto
1:31
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Kiwi_Si: 
About to kick the afternoon sessions off at the #techfieldday with #3PAR and #Symantec
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:31 Kiwi_Si
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ssharwood: 
checking out the #techfieldday tweeststream. jealously
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:31 ssharwood
1:32
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johnobeto: 
Hey @hpstorageguy, @3parfarley says "Hey Now"! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:32 johnobeto
1:33
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Kiwi_Si: 
Follow the #techfieldday Tweets at http://bit.ly/1OKUIR
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:33 Kiwi_Si
1:34
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BasRaayman: 
@3parfarley gave us cookies. Just as a disclaimer.... #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:34 BasRaayman
1:34
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chrismevans: 
3Par providing Red Bull, coffee, cookies, etc - very generous! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:34 chrismevans
1:36
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storagenerve: 
RT @chrismevans: 3Par providing Red Bull, coffee, cookies, etc - very generous! #techfieldday <- FTC disclosures, on all the post g/forward
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:36 storagenerve
1:37
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johnobeto: 
RT @StorageNerve: #techfieldday rocks!!!!
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:37 johnobeto
1:38
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johnobeto: 
Gestalt IT Tech Field Day #techfieldday is brought to you with a CradlePoint PHS300 HotSpot #mobilehotspot
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:38 johnobeto
1:38
Twitter
wcpreston: 
I land at SFO @ 1115 PM. Where's the #techfieldday after party tonight?
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:38 wcpreston
1:38
Twitter
ccostan: 
Second Half of the Day : 3PAR and Symantec. #techfieldday Almost ready to go..
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:38 ccostan
1:39
Twitter
johnobeto: 
Gestalt IT Tech Field Day #techfieldday is brought to you by a CradlePoint PHS300 HotSpot #mobilehotspot
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:39 johnobeto
1:40
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BasRaayman: 
@wcpreston at the Computer Museum #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:40 BasRaayman
1:40
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nigelpoulton: 
3PAR up next at #techfieldday. Looking for info on cache persistence and RAID MP.
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:40 nigelpoulton
1:40
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sfoskett: 
#techfieldday delegates wait anxiously for the @3par and @symantecstorage presentations
 
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:40 sfoskett
1:40
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nigelpoulton: 
Anybody got any questions for 3PAR?
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:40 nigelpoulton
1:43
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Knieriemen: 
@3parfarley at #techfieldday http://yfrog.com/0526twrj
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:43 Knieriemen
1:44
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stu: 
@Knieriemen did @3parfarley open with "Hey Now!"? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:44 stu
1:44
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nigelpoulton: 
RT @scott_lowe: @nigelpoulton Is there a photo calendar in the near future? <-- thats the plan, @Knieriemen has a future as a calendar guy
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:44 nigelpoulton
1:45
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storagenerve: 
@johnobeto @HPStorageGuy @3parfarley @SFoskett whaz up with juicy hugs guys...#techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:45 storagenerve
1:45
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BasRaayman: 
@stu He just did.... :-S :-D #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:45 BasRaayman
1:45
John Obeto: 
3PAR is an EMC-free zone
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:45 John Obeto
1:46
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nigelpoulton: 
3PAR is an EMC free zone #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:46 nigelpoulton
1:47
John Obeto: 
10 years old, deliver enterprise storage IT,
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:47 John Obeto
1:47
Twitter
RickVanover: 
"Welcome to 3PAR, this is an EMC-Free zone" #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:47 RickVanover
1:48
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BhavaCom: 
Proud to be a sponsor of Tech Field Day, hosted by Gestalt IT and Stephen Foskett http://gestaltit.com/field-day/ http://bit.ly/1oqEbn
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:48 BhavaCom
1:49
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HPStorageGuy: 
@StorageNerve: @johnobeto @HPStorageGuy @3parfarley @SFoskett Now I really wish I was there ...#techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:49 HPStorageGuy
1:49
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rodos: 
3PAR - we are what storage would like to be. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:49 rodos
1:50
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sfoskett: 
@3par's Craig Nunes kicks off the afternoon session at #TechFieldDay
 
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:50 sfoskett
1:50
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colinmcnamara: 
RT @rodos: 3PAR - we are what storage would like to be. #techfieldday > storage wants to have it's firmware upgraded constantly?
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:50 colinmcnamara
1:50
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stu: 
Free sugar + caffeine = #Techlovefest RT @chrismevans: 3Par providing Red Bull, coffee, cookies, etc - very generous! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:50 stu
1:51
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wcpreston: 
@BasRaayman #techfieldday But that's gonna shut down long before midnight I'm guessing. Maybe I need the after-after party?
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:51 wcpreston
1:51
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storagenerve: 
Any questions for 3Par guys, please ask #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:51 storagenerve
1:51
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nigelpoulton: 
3PAR persistent cache dedmo is on the agenda. They're gunna shoot one of their controllers - hopefully like HP shot their XP ;-)
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:51 nigelpoulton
1:51
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Kiwi_Si: 
#3PAR "We are what storage would like to be." Big claim to kick things off with - look forward to the session. :) #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:51 Kiwi_Si
1:51
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BasRaayman: 
@wcpreston Starts around 18:00 what I've heard. After party probably at the hotel. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:51 BasRaayman
1:53
John Obeto: 
Symantec Storage is helping companies stop buying storage by optimizing what they currently have
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:53 John Obeto
1:54
Twitter
storagenerve: 
RT: RT @ssauer: @Knieriemen just listened to the last infosmack, very impressed! I totally agree, @sakacc & @storageio were great..
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:54 storagenerve
1:54
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johnobeto: 
Symantec Storage is helping companies stop buying storage by optimizing what they currently have #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:54 johnobeto
1:56
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rootwyrm: 
@StorageNerve I'd love to know 3Par's thoughts and feelings on InfiniBand and/or 10GbE. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:56 rootwyrm
1:56
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etherealmind: 
@colinmcnamara Yes, I think so. Both 3Par and Symantec Storage are presenting so it's a little unclear at the moment. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:56 etherealmind
1:56
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nigelpoulton: 
Apparently 3PAR architecture comes from server guys rather than storage guys.
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:56 nigelpoulton
1:58
John Obeto: 
3PAR InSpire Architecture is being explained #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:58 John Obeto
1:58
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johnobeto: 
3PAR InSpire Architecture is being explained #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:58 johnobeto
1:59
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rodos: 
3PAR is coming out of the box well. Very articulate and and telling a story, building a case. Liking it. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 1:59 rodos
2:00
Twitter
BasRaayman: 
3PAR InSpire architecture does on-chip XOR for fast raid5. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:00 BasRaayman
2:00
Twitter
edsai: 
RT @rodos: 3PAR is coming out of the box well. Very articulate and and telling a story, building a case. Liking it. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:00 edsai
2:01
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RickVanover: 
Fundamental design element of 3PAR is the mesh active connection, eliminating shared bandwidth between points. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:01 RickVanover
2:03
John Obeto: 
3PAR uses custom ASICs
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:03 John Obeto
2:06
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BasRaayman: 
3PAR uses 16K chunk size for zero detection. 3rd generation ASIC does zero detection. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:06 BasRaayman
2:07
Twitter
johnobeto: 
RT @rodos: 3PAR is coming out of the box well. Very articulate and and telling a story, building a case. Liking it. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:07 johnobeto
2:07
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ccostan: 
If you think Hardware is Hardware is Hardware, you should follow #techfieldday and find out just how wrong that statement can be.
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:07 ccostan
2:08
Twitter
johnobeto: 
Low latency guarranteed in the custom 3PAR ASIC
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:08 johnobeto
2:09
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BasRaayman: 
3Par: Current testing limit is 320 disks for a node pair. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:09 BasRaayman
2:10
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storagenerve: 
the technical information 3par is passing over is amazing, how what a architectural info passed on #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:10 storagenerve
2:12
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johnobeto: 
Low latency guaranteed acknowledgment in the custom 3PAR ASIC #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:12 johnobeto
2:12
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BasRaayman: 
#techfieldday @HPStorageGuy @johnobeto They try to use commodity hardware where they can was the statement on that #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:12 BasRaayman
2:13
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RickVanover: 
New Blog Post: Quick thoughts on virtualized I/O after Xsigo demo http://bit.ly/18lcES #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:13 RickVanover
2:14
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johnobeto: 
RT @BasRaayman: #techfieldday @HPStorageGuy They try to use commodity hardware where they can was the statement on that #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:14 johnobeto
2:14
Twitter
jjdoornbos: 
RT @RickVanover: New Blog Post: Quick thoughts on virtualized I/O after Xsigo demo http://bit.ly/18lcES #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:14 jjdoornbos
2:15
John Obeto: 
12GB of Data cache & 4GB of control cache #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:15 John Obeto
2:15
Twitter
johnobeto: 
12GB of Data cache & 4GB of control cache #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:15 johnobeto
2:15
Twitter
BasRaayman: 
3Par uses 12GB of data cache, 4 GB of control cache per controller. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:15 BasRaayman
2:16
Twitter
Kiwi_Si: 
RT @RickVanover: New Blog Post: Quick thoughts on virtualized I/O after Xsigo demo http://bit.ly/18lcES #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:16 Kiwi_Si
2:17
Twitter
BasRaayman: 
3Par: "Cache is mostly used for writes nowadays" "drive spindles are the limiting factors" #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:17 BasRaayman
2:19
Twitter
nigelpoulton: 
The 3PAR guys presenting are top notch! Oh and their architecture is very cool
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:19 nigelpoulton
2:19
Twitter
BasRaayman: 
3Par "We are a block storage company and will continue to be so in the future". #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:19 BasRaayman
2:20
Twitter
roidude: 
Best party I ever crashed: Dropped in on #techfieldday. Got the chance to see other vExperts again and meet bloggers whose work I admire
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:20 roidude
2:21
Twitter
dvellante: 
RT @BasRaayman: 3Par "We are a block storage company and will continue to be so in the future". #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:21 dvellante
2:23
Twitter
rbrambley: 
RT @RickVanover New Blog Post: Quick thoughts on virtualized I/O after Xsigo demo http://bit.ly/18lcES #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:23 rbrambley
2:25
Twitter
wendyperilli: 
RT @roidude: Best party I ever crashed: Dropped in on #techfieldday. Got the chance to see other vExperts again and meet bloggers
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:25 wendyperilli
2:25
Twitter
nigelpoulton: 
Just witnessed node failure on 3PAR. System slowed down for 4 - 5 seconds max and then performance was back to normal. Pretty cool stuff
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:25 nigelpoulton
2:26
Twitter
Kiwi_Si: 
Was great catching up with you again. Enjoyed our chat :) --> RT @roidude: Best party I ever crashed: Dropped in on #techfieldday.
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:26 Kiwi_Si
2:27
Twitter
nigelpoulton: 
3PAR persistent cache protecting against cache/node failures should get you out of jail for most DBs and apps without issues
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:27 nigelpoulton
2:27
Twitter
TechFieldDay: 
RT @RickVanover: New Blog Post: Quick thoughts on virtualized I/O after Xsigo demo http://bit.ly/18lcES #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:27 TechFieldDay
2:29
Twitter
Kiwi_Si: 
I'm enjoying finding out more about #3PAR and how it's architecture works. Never really knew before now. Have taken video #techfieldday.
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:29 Kiwi_Si
2:29
Twitter
ccostan: 
Got a chance to meet @roidude and talk a little VDI at VMware HQ #techfieldday Citrix <->VMware, XenDeskop <-> View. Good Stuff.
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:29 ccostan
2:29
Twitter
TechFieldDay: 
RT @roidude: Best party I ever crashed: Dropped in on #techfieldday. Got to see other vExperts again and meet bloggers whose work I admire
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:29 TechFieldDay
2:30
Twitter
nigelpoulton: 
discussion with 3PAR weighing up if 4 - 5 seconds of no response then back to normal is better than standard degraded mode during cache fail
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:30 nigelpoulton
2:31
Twitter
GestaltIT: 
@3par talking storage tech at #TechFieldDay
 
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:31 GestaltIT
2:31
Twitter
johnobeto: 
Autonomic provisoning #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:31 johnobeto
2:32
Twitter
roidude: 
RT @ccostan: Got a chance to meet @roidude and talk a little VDI at VMware HQ #techfieldday ->Great meeting you, but we need more talk time
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:32 roidude
2:33
Twitter
rodos: 
3PAR uses "256Mb chunklets" to use as many drives as possible. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:33 rodos
2:34
Twitter
rbrambley: 
The storage bloggers are more into the 3par preso so far. blocks, chunks, drives, cache and stuff #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:34 rbrambley
2:34
Twitter
BasRaayman: 
RT @rodos: 3PAR uses "256Mb chunklets" to use as many drives as possible. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:34 BasRaayman
2:37
Twitter
johnobeto: 
Dynamic optimization is available with 3PAR #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:37 johnobeto
2:42
Twitter
BasRaayman: 
3Par: "Guaranteed acknowledgment without waiting for the software is the reason for using a custom ASIC" #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:42 BasRaayman
2:42
Twitter
SEPATON: 
RT @sunshinemug Post post post is up up up. Also, I think I had too much caffeine today in prep for #techfieldday http://bit.ly/42jB7T
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:42 SEPATON
2:45
Twitter
storagenerve: 
i am going to stop my questions now #techfieldday, we are quite behind schedule..
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:45 storagenerve
2:45
Twitter
sunshinemug: 
RT @BasRaayman: RT @rodos: 3PAR uses "256Mb chunklets" to use as many drives as possible. #techfieldday <=sounds like a good preso!
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:45 sunshinemug
2:45
Twitter
rodos: 
3PAR are using a whiteboard! This is what we love. Tech! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:45 rodos
2:47
Twitter
BasRaayman: 
@rodos Actually I think those 256Mb chunklets are just the tech behind 3Pars wide striping. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:47 BasRaayman
2:50
Twitter
HPStorageGuy: 
Craig was my boss at HP - given him a hug for me! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:50 HPStorageGuy
2:51
Twitter
rodos: 
3PAR don't need FAST2 cause they spread wide, but there is a tool to move chunklets of a hot hard disk if u think u need it. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:51 rodos
2:52
Twitter
Kiwi_Si: 
3PAR consider EMC and Hitachi as their main competitor. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:52 Kiwi_Si
2:53
Twitter
BasRaayman: 
RT @rodos: 3PAR don't need FAST2 cause they spread wide, there is a tool to move chunklets of a hot disk if u need it. #techfieldday <=for $
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:53 BasRaayman
2:53
Twitter
rodos: 
RT @Kiwi_Si: 3PAR consider EMC and Hitachi as their main competitor. #techfieldday < And Netapp was mentioned
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:53 rodos
2:55
Twitter
nigelpoulton: 
So if I win the lottery, Im getting me some Xsigo I/O consolidation gear and a 3PAR array for my garage. Oh and a Nexus 5020 ;-)
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:55 nigelpoulton
2:56
Twitter
StorageMonkeys: 
RT @BasRaayman: 3Par: "Guaranteed acknowledgment without waiting for the software is the reason for using a custom ASIC" #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:56 StorageMonkeys
2:56
Twitter
johnobeto: 
#techfieldday When a new volume is added o the group, it is autonomically added to all hosts in the volume group #3PAR
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:56 johnobeto
2:57
Twitter
BasRaayman: 
Watching a 3Par provisioning demo that includes autonomic groups. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 2:57 BasRaayman
3:01
Twitter
storagenerve: 
RT @BasRaayman: Watching a 3Par provisioning demo that includes autonomic groups. #techfieldday <-enjoying, easy to use seems like
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:01 storagenerve
3:04
Twitter
chrismevans: 
With V-Max, are EMC implicitly admitting that the 3Par node architecture is the future? If so, who else will copy? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:04 chrismevans
3:06
Twitter
storagenerve: 
RT @chrismevans: With V-Max, are EMC implicitly admitting that the 3Par node architecture is the future? who else will copy #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:06 storagenerve
3:07
Twitter
nigelpoulton: 
Im loving the 3PAR disk layout when it comes to addressing RAID rebuild times, especially on large SATA drives
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:07 nigelpoulton
3:07
Twitter
nigelpoulton: 
technical hitches in the demo at 3PAR - oh dear
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:07 nigelpoulton
3:10
Twitter
rodos: 
RT @chrismevans: With V-Max, are EMC admitting 3Par node architecture is the future? If so, who else will copy? #techfieldday < Fine point
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:10 rodos
3:10
Twitter
johnobeto: 
RT @chrismevans: With V-Max, are EMC implicitly admitting that the 3Par node architecture is the future? Who will copy 3PAR? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:10 johnobeto
3:11
Twitter
nigelpoulton: 
RT @chrismevans: With V-Max, are EMC admitting that the 3Par node architecture is the future? If so, who else will copy? <-- everybody
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:11 nigelpoulton
3:12
Twitter
BasRaayman: 
3Par thin provisioning doesn't come for free.... :-/ #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:12 BasRaayman
3:14
Twitter
edsai: 
interesting... 3Par is not a part of VAAI with VMware today and apparently it's not because they aren't trying via @3parfarley
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:14 edsai
3:14
Twitter
rodos: 
Why do people present without a remote clicker? Get yourself a Christmas gift (he he) #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:14 rodos
3:15
Twitter
nigelpoulton: 
3PAR thin provisioning in pictures - oh dear!!!!!
 
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:15 nigelpoulton
3:15
Twitter
Kiwi_Si: 
Good pic , lol--> RT @BasRaayman: thin provisioning, 3Par style! :-D http://pic.gd/aa3755 #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:15 Kiwi_Si
3:15
Twitter
etherealmind: 
I had forgotten how much fun working with startups is. They are still passionate and fun. Big vendors are so boring sometimes.#techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:15 etherealmind
3:15
Twitter
h0bbel: 
RT @Kiwi_Si: Good pic , lol--> RT @BasRaayman: thin provisioning, 3Par style! :-D http://pic.gd/aa3755 #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:15 h0bbel
3:15
Twitter
StorageMonkeys: 
RT @edsai: interesting... 3Par is not a part of VAAI w/ VMware today and it's not because they aren't trying via @3parfarley #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:15 StorageMonkeys
3:16
Twitter
RickVanover: 
The 3PAR slides go funny. The images on the slides definitely make thin provisioning more interesting. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:16 RickVanover
3:16
Twitter
BasRaayman: 
3Par thin engine coming with InForm OS 2.3.1 implements thin implementation API. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:16 BasRaayman
3:17
Twitter
RickVanover: 
Here is one: RT @BasRaayman: thin provisioning, 3Par style! :-D http://pic.gd/aa3755 #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:17 RickVanover
3:18
Twitter
rbrambley: 
@3parfarley talk is on "Thin Beyond Provisioning" - storage that can thin itself - InForm OS 2.3.1 http://is.gd/4TJ4F #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:18 rbrambley
3:20
Twitter
storagenerve: 
@chuckhollis Hi, unfortunately no futures, but i wont be surprised to see SSD's in the near future #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:20 storagenerve
3:21
Twitter
nigelpoulton: 
RT @chuckhollis: @nigelpoulton too funny!! I can appreciate the sentiment, though ... < 3parfarley says Hi
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:21 nigelpoulton
3:22
Twitter
johnobeto: 
If you think Facebook has no value, guess what Rodney thinks http://bit.ly/2CAE4s He's free because of Facebook!
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:22 johnobeto
3:23
Twitter
johnobeto: 
RT @bburke_nvidia: odd AMD is getting cudos for fixing terrible perf 2 months after NFS Shift game was launched.Sure they will blame NVIDIA.
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:23 johnobeto
3:28
Twitter
Kiwi_Si: 
No official comment by #3PAR on when/if management integration into VMware vCenter will be available #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:28 Kiwi_Si
3:28
Twitter
sfoskett: 
Apple Remote is a great presentation tool! RT @rodos: Why do people present without a remote clicker? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:28 sfoskett
3:29
Twitter
Knieriemen: 
Theres a refrigerator full of Sierra Nevada Beer at 3Par. Everyone seems happy here. Coincidence? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:29 Knieriemen
3:29
Twitter
rbrambley: 
RT @Kiwi_Si No official comment by #3PAR on when/if management integration into VMware vCenter will be available #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:29 rbrambley
3:29
Twitter
rodos: 
The 3PAR zero reclaim stuff for thin provisioned is very nice. And before someone says so it prob costs. #TechFeldDay
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:29 rodos
3:31
Twitter
storagenerve: 
@jrmckins no EMC world, is great, but this is much more than that, hard to explain in 140 chars, but ton of @gestaltit posts #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:31 storagenerve
3:33
Twitter
johnobeto: 
RT @rodos: The 3PAR zero reclaim stuff for thin provisioned is very nice. And before someone says so it prob costs. #TechFeldDay<-a la carte
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:33 johnobeto
3:33
Twitter
Knieriemen: 
RT @rbrambley: Sorry, but CLI demos are like listening to the ballgame on the radio for me. #techfieldday <-LOL!
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:33 Knieriemen
3:36
Twitter
storagenerve: 
@jrmckins anything from vm files to vm's that get deleted can be reclaimed back, demo ongoing now #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:36 storagenerve
3:36
Twitter
nigelpoulton: 
Next up Symantec/Veritas. Is the Symantec file system the only file file system with a Thin API?
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:36 nigelpoulton
3:37
Twitter
gregoryjoconnor: 
Here is one: RT @BasRaayman: thin provisioning, 3Par style! :-D http://pic.gd/aa3755 #techfieldday  
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:37 gregoryjoconnor
3:38
Twitter
johnobeto: 
The 1950 World Series?--> RT @rbrambley: Sorry, but CLI demos are like listening to the ballgame on the radio for me. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:38 johnobeto
3:42
Twitter
SymantecStorage: 
Presenting to #techfieldday audience
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:42 SymantecStorage
3:42
Twitter
nigelpoulton: 
RT @jbrodley: @nigelpoulton glad you dug the 3par presentation. Were a very happy customer!! ... the new features are exciting <- oh yeh!
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:42 nigelpoulton
3:42
Twitter
SymantecStorage: 
RT @Knieriemen: Theres a refrigerator full of Sierra Nevada Beer at 3Par. Everyone seems happy here. Coincidence? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:42 SymantecStorage
3:44
Twitter
rbrambley: 
@johnobeto I have a HD LCD in my head. Turn it on!! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:44 rbrambley
3:47
John Obeto: 
Symantec Storage has the floor.

Symantec Thin Provisioning
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:47 John Obeto
3:48
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storagenerve: 
Symantec presentation starts now, i am a bit skeptic, lets see #techfieldday, 3par presentation was very valuable
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:48 storagenerve
3:52
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nigelpoulton: 
VxFS is thin friendly - writes metadata at the begnning of the disk during mkfs and then additional as and when needed #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:52 nigelpoulton
3:52
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sunshinemug: 
@Knieriemen we need to get you to 10 more cos for the full calendar. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:52 sunshinemug
3:53
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sfoskett: 
@StorageNerve thin friendly vxfs and API is huge. All VMs and FSes should have this! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:53 sfoskett
3:54
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rodos: 
Symantec, "Thin storage is Write Once, Allocate Forever" #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:54 rodos
3:55
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SymantecStorage: 
RT @sfoskett: @StorageNerve thin friendly vxfs and API is huge. All VMs and FSes should have this! #techfieldday - Thanks!
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:55 SymantecStorage
3:56
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rbrambley: 
"thin storage is write once, allocate forever" file deletion does not reclaim free space. VxFS does? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:56 rbrambley
3:56
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storagenerve: 
@jrmckins i think its really relevant based on what you want to reclaim, the sdelete lets you reclaim what you delete #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:56 storagenerve
3:57
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storagenerve: 
@jrmckins with 2 TB of a single vm that is not being used anymore, it would be great value to reclaim the storage #techfieldday, just an eg.
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:57 storagenerve
3:57
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johnobeto: 
Scary reality about thin storage--> RT @rodos: Symantec, "Thin storage is Write Once, Allocate Forever" #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:57 johnobeto
3:57
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andreleibovici: 
RT @rodos: Symantec, "Thin storage is Write Once, Allocate Forever" #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:57 andreleibovici
3:57
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sfoskett: 
This #TechFieldDay swag is definitely going to change the course of the storage industry! Disclose!
 
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:57 sfoskett
3:58
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kippermitten: 
#techfieldday Would like to know if co's like 3par will ever open source their tech to allow sme smb's to build own storage arrays etc?
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:58 kippermitten
3:58
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storagenerve: 
someone told me 80% of implements they r doing today r ESX based, how does Symantec play in that market if the host is windows #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:58 storagenerve
3:58
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nigelpoulton: 
VxFS does not walk forward and trample the address space when allocating new space.will always reuse deleted 1st. this is not configurable
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:58 nigelpoulton
3:59
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nigelpoulton: 
VxFS uses MRU algorithm when allocating new space in file system #techfieldday good for thin friendliness!
Thursday November 12, 2009 3:59 nigelpoulton
4:00
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storagenerve: 
@StorageNerve i need to take it back, seems i does help with VxFS #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:00 storagenerve
4:00
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sfoskett: 
I only know of three companies with thin reclaim in customer hands: @SymantecStorage @3par & @drobo all are #techfieldday presenters!
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:00 sfoskett
4:01
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ccostan: 
@storagenerve There are still PLENTY of windows physical servers out there. PLENTY #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:01 ccostan
4:01
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chrismevans: 
@SFoskett HDS ZPR also customer driven thin reclaim..... #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:01 chrismevans
4:01
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nigelpoulton: 
RT @SFoskett: I only know of three companies with thin reclaim in customer hands: @SymantecStorage @3par & @drobo <-- HDS!?
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:01 nigelpoulton
4:02
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Knieriemen: 
Correction, it's Anchor Steam in the 3Par fridge #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:02 Knieriemen
4:02
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Knieriemen: 
RT @SFoskett: I only know of three companies with thin reclaim in customer hands: @SymantecStorage @3par &@drobo all are #techfieldday preso
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:02 Knieriemen
4:03
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Knieriemen: 
RT @chrismevans: @SFoskett HDS ZPR also customer driven thin reclaim..... #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:03 Knieriemen
4:03
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ssharwood: 
@Knieriemen Anchor Steam? now I'm*really* pissed off not to be at #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:03 ssharwood
4:03
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sfoskett: 
Gotta get them at #techfieldday II then! RT @chrismevans: HDS ZPR also customer driven thin reclaim
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:03 sfoskett
4:04
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Knieriemen: 
RT @ssharwood: @Knieriemen Anchor Steam? now I'm*really* pissed off not to be at #techfieldday <-Don't fret, I'm only drinking coffee
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:04 Knieriemen
4:06
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storagenerve: 
@jrmckins not with filesystems and files #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:06 storagenerve
4:07
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Kiwi_Si: 
Will have to try out Symantec Smart Move for myself - sounds good for reclaiming wasted disk space moving from thick -> thin. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:07 Kiwi_Si
4:07
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BasRaayman: 
@sfoskett Seem like the maximum number of WiFi connections to the AP is reached. :) How many is the max? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:07 BasRaayman
4:08
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rootwyrm: 
@Knieriemen Apparently we should be calling #techfieldday #TechFreeFoodDay? ;)
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:08 rootwyrm
4:10
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Knieriemen: 
@rootwyrm LOL, there's lots of food, true... but the presentations are pretty goo - seriously #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:10 Knieriemen
4:12
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RickVanover: 
No cupcakes, be ready for tough questions at #techfieldday!
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:12 RickVanover
4:17
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sfoskett: 
@edsai is grilling @SymantecStorage and @3par about the effectiveness of space reclaim at #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:17 sfoskett
4:19
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johnobeto: 
RT @erincollopy: PODs on the brain.<--me too
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:19 johnobeto
4:21
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edsai: 
unfollowed @VirtualPath because of all the crappy sys-con articles they were tweeting.
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:21 edsai
4:21
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rbrambley: 
RT @SFoskett @edsai is grilling @SymantecStorage and @3par about the effectiveness of space reclaim at #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:21 rbrambley
4:21
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storagenerve: 
@jrmckins yea absolutely you need to check it, to my understanding along with symantec they are achieving it today #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:21 storagenerve
4:21
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edsai: 
I've caused enough trouble for @symantecstorage and @3par, I shall stfu now :)
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:21 edsai
4:23
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sfoskett: 
For the #techfieldday peanut gallery: do you like @SymantecStorage's reclaim API? Questions?
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:23 sfoskett
4:24
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nigelpoulton: 
MAy be Im old fashioned but Thin Provisioning and ZPR still worries me from a an overcommit point of view
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:24 nigelpoulton
4:25
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nigelpoulton: 
Symntec just admitted hardly anybody uses VxVM to stripe. Users prefer striping at the array level
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:25 nigelpoulton
4:26
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rbrambley: 
3par and IBM already "understand" SF Thin Reclamation API #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:26 rbrambley
4:27
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nigelpoulton: 
Thin Provisioning is to storage what fractional reserves are to banking - scary! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:27 nigelpoulton
4:28
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ccostan: 
RT @nigelpoulton: Im old fashioned but Thin Provisioning & ZPR still worries me from an overcommit POV. <- I agree but I'm storage Naive.
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:28 ccostan
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roidude: 
@rbrambley @kiwi_si @ccostan @rodos @StorageMojo @jtroyer @studiosystems @Knieriemen @ccostan->great seeing/meeting you at techfieldday.
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:30 roidude
4:30
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rodos: 
@nigelpoulton Ur old fashioned :) Without reclaim smwhre its a tenp gain if ovr cmt a lot. Us for the right use cases. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:30 rodos
4:31
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chrismevans: 
@nigelpoulton That surprises me. If you've paid for VxVM, surely you want to use features? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:31 chrismevans
4:31
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chrismevans: 
@peglarr and IXFP is basically like the Symantec Thin Reclaimation API..... #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:31 chrismevans
4:34
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BasRaayman: 
@chrismevans @nigelpoulton Striping is more popular on arrays. Volume managers tend to use concat on LUNS is my experience. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:34 BasRaayman
4:37
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chrismevans: 
@nigelpoulton Depends on how you implement it - one to discuss at the pub. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:37 chrismevans
4:37
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monicarmiller: 
Looking forward to Gestalt IT's Tech Field Day tonight & seeing old friend @sunshinemug http://gestaltit.com/field-day/
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:37 monicarmiller
4:38
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BasRaayman: 
Symantec is showing a demo using a 3Par array simulator. People seem to want to have the simulator. Myself included.... #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:38 BasRaayman
4:38
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Knieriemen: 
RT @chrismevans: @nigelpoulton Depends on how you implement it - one to discuss at the pub. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:38 Knieriemen
4:38
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edsai: 
watching @rbrambley and @johnobeto's eye's bleed during a series of CLI demos #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:38 edsai
4:39
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johnobeto: 
Wow. 20 or so people here at @techfieldday, and most use TweetDeck, on PCs and Snow Leper
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:39 johnobeto
4:39
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peglarr: 
. @chrismevans right chris. all you #techfieldday guys make sure to have a #storagebeer and sketch it out on a napkin :-)
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:39 peglarr
4:40
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nigelpoulton: 
RT @edsai: watching @rbrambley and @johnobeto's eye's bleed during a series of CLI demos #techfieldday <-- im tweeting instead of watching
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:40 nigelpoulton
4:40
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storagenerve: 
@johnobeto time to change to a mac??? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:40 storagenerve
4:41
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nigelpoulton: 
#techfieldday. Discussion with 3PAR and Symantec VERY good. CLI demos...... NOT SO
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:41 nigelpoulton
4:41
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storagenerve: 
RT @stevie_chambers: perhaps U is the new V? Unified replacing Virtualization?
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:41 storagenerve
4:41
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ccostan: 
RT @rbrambley: Sorry, but CLI demos are like listening to ballgames on the radio.#techfieldday<-Clearly @SymantecStorage missed this tweet.
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:41 ccostan
4:41
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johnobeto: 
RT @edsai: watching @rbrambley and @johnobeto's eye's bleed during a series of CLI demos #techfieldday<--TRUE!!!
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:41 johnobeto
4:42
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nigelpoulton: 
RT @StorageNerve: RT @stevie_chambers: perhaps U is the new V? Unified replacing Virtualization? <-- time to register bunch of domains ;-)
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:42 nigelpoulton
4:42
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BasRaayman: 
@nigelpoulton @chrismevans actually with TP/ZPR it's probably more useful to use concat in LVM than stripe. Removal is easier. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:42 BasRaayman
4:42
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ccostan: 
RT @nigelpoulton: #techfieldday. Discussion with 3PAR and Symantec VERY good. CLI demos...... NOT SO #FAIL
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:42 ccostan
4:42
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storagenerve: 
lets move on #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:42 storagenerve
4:43
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nigelpoulton: 
glanced around the room - NOBODY watching the CLI demo. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:43 nigelpoulton
4:43
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Kiwi_Si: 
I must be sad as quite enjoying the CLI - lol RT @nigelpoulton: #techfieldday. Discussion with 3PAR and Symantec VERY good. CLI demos.NOT SO
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:43 Kiwi_Si
4:44
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BasRaayman: 
@nigelpoulton You are.... sort of? ;-) #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:44 BasRaayman
4:46
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nigelpoulton: 
RT @BasRaayman: @nigelpoulton You are.... sort of? ;-) #techfieldday <-- yeh I felt sorry for the guy doing the demo
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:46 nigelpoulton
4:50
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RickVanover: 
Veritas Storage Foundation Basic is a free storage management package http://bit.ly/1a09wy #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:50 RickVanover
4:51
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Kiwi_Si: 
Check out Symantec Storage Foundation - the basic edition is free and you get plenty of great features. http://bit.ly/GIGHQ #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:51 Kiwi_Si
4:51
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storagenerve: 
FTC disclosure, we may get served beer from Symantec #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:51 storagenerve
4:53
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BasRaayman: 
RT @StorageNerve: FTC disclosure, we may get served beer from Symantec #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:53 BasRaayman
4:54
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johnobeto: 
Oh no, he didn't...mention the 'M' word!--> RT @StorageNerve: @johnobeto time to change to a mac??? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:54 johnobeto
4:54
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ccostan: 
@storagenerve Symantec's Presentation has a 2 drink minimum. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:54 ccostan
4:55
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BasRaayman: 
@johnobeto @StorageNerve We can also use the A word... Switch to an Apple! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:55 BasRaayman
4:56
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drobo: 
LOL no risk of CLI demo for @drobo RT @nigelpoulton: #techfieldday. Discussion with 3PAR and Symantec VERY good. CLI demos...... NOT SO
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:56 drobo
4:57
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johnobeto: 
Now, I'm being gang-tackled--> RT @BasRaayman: @johnobeto @StorageNerve We can also use the A word... Switch to an Apple! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:57 johnobeto
4:57
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vseanclark: 
RT @rbrambley: 3par and IBM already "understand" SF Thin Reclamation API #techfieldday <-- interesting
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:57 vseanclark
4:57
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Knieriemen: 
@drobo Looking forward to seeing you guys tomorrow at #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:57 Knieriemen
4:58
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nigelpoulton: 
Brilliant @drobo will not be doing any CLI demos. To keep us even happier u could bring some free Drobo units for us too :-D #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:58 nigelpoulton
4:58
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etherealmind: 
The propensity of Storage people to distrust a Network is staggering. Aren't Storage Networks meant to be reliable ? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:58 etherealmind
4:58
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ccostan: 
RT @Knieriemen: @drobo Looking forward to seeing you guys tomorrow at #techfieldday <-- And your Building SIGN! :)
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:58 ccostan
4:58
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kiwi_si: 
Doh! Jet lag has just kicked in... time for some caffeine. Mental note to self: Only pay attention to the local time.
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:58 kiwi_si
4:59
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chrismevans: 
@etherealmind Don't think storage people distrust a Network, they distrust Network people.... #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 4:59 chrismevans
5:01
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nigelpoulton: 
RT @chrismevans: @etherealmind Don't think storage people distrust a Network, they distrust Network people.... <-- except you of course :-D
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:01 nigelpoulton
5:01
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etherealmind: 
RT @nigelpoulton: Brilliant @drobo will not be doing any CLI demos. <- do they even have a CLI ? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:01 etherealmind
5:01
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storagenerve: 
do you currently use free Storage Foundations from Symantec #techfieldday, please reply if you use....
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:01 storagenerve
5:01
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BasRaayman: 
@nigelpoulton @drobo I have to agree with Nigel on that one!! #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:01 BasRaayman
5:02
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mfratto: 
RT @etherealmind: Aren't Storage Networks meant to be reliable ? #techfieldday <- Ethernet is reliable, but not lossless. You know that. :)
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:02 mfratto
5:02
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johnobeto: 
RT @nigelpoulton: Brilliant @drobo will not be doing any CLI demos. Keep us happy u could bring some free Drobo units 4 us too #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:02 johnobeto
5:05
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nigelpoulton: 
Actually Symantec do a hell of a lot more with storage than I thought. Talking about DST (dynamic storage tiering) now. Unix/Linux only now
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:05 nigelpoulton
5:06
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johnobeto: 
I am looking forward to trying the *FREE* Symantec Storage Soundation Basic product: Download it here http://bit.ly/1GNB5A #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:06 johnobeto
5:07
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ccostan: 
Posting in Google #Wave seems to be a big waste of time. :( A solution looking for a problem. #FAIL
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:07 ccostan
5:10
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BasRaayman: 
RT @johnobeto: Looking forward to trying *FREE* Symantec Storage Soundation Basic product: Download here http://bit.ly/1GNB5A #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:10 BasRaayman
5:14
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chuckhollis: 
@StorageNerve While you were out at #techfieldday was EMC hosting over 100+ industry analysts for two days. Sorry you missed it!
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:14 chuckhollis
5:16
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BasRaayman: 
@StorageNerve @chuckhollis But that was probably an event with a different concept? EMC should do something similar. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:16 BasRaayman
5:16
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chrismevans: 
@rodos You missed IBM with SVC - who owns the licence? http://is.gd/4TMQQ #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:16 chrismevans
5:16
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sfoskett: 
RT @etherealmind: propensity of Storage people to distrust Network is staggering. Arent Storage Networks meant to be reliable? #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:16 sfoskett
5:18
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storagenerve: 
@chuckhollis yea unfortunately not invited, not an analyst, this event is focused for a set of bloggers #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:18 storagenerve
5:18
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techmute: 
RT @johnobeto: Looking forward to trying *FREE* Symantec Storage Soundation Basic product: Download here http://bit.ly/1GNB5A #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:18 techmute
5:18
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johnobeto: 
RT @rodos: Vendors racing 2 deliver block level migrtn of data btwn tiers. FAST2, Symantec etc . Each different featres/func. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:18 johnobeto
5:19
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johnobeto: 
RT @chrismevans: @rodos You missed IBM with SVC - who owns the licence? http://is.gd/4TMQQ #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:19 johnobeto
5:19
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storagenerve: 
@techmute outside of EMC, no one writes about V-max, Clariion, Ionix, Celerra, an event like this could open that com #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:19 storagenerve
5:20
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sfoskett: 
Was any #techfieldday delegate invited? Apple/Orange RT @chuckhollis: EMC hosting 100+ industry analysts for two days. Sorry you missed it!
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:20 sfoskett
5:22
Twitter
RickVanover: 
Does anyone want to see a CLI demonstration? Not at this point in the day. #techfieldday
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:22 RickVanover
5:22
John Obeto: 
Can CLI go away?
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:22 John Obeto
5:23
John Obeto: 
Go GUI
Thursday November 12, 2009 5:23 John Obeto
5:31
 

 
 
 

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Interesting tweets, where's mine?

November 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterITrush

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