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Disk is Dead: Forward Thinking Themes for Building Next Generation Federal Data Centers

“As I grew up working in the restaurant business, I learned at an early age that if you delight the customer with an unexpected experience, great things can happen,” opines…

Splunk License Estimations

Over the years I have searched for a tool that will allow me to size a customer’s Splunk license quickly and accurately. I have even attempted to manually and accurately…

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Cybersecurity

Cyber attacks damage reputations, destroy customer trust, and affect revenues. Read to learn cybersecurity best practices to keep your data, and reputation, secure.

IOPS and Splunk Enterprise Success

What is more important for a successful Splunk Enterprise implementation: IOPS, number of CPU cores, or the amount of memory (RAM)? The answer is IOPS is the most important requirement.…

Pure Storage: the Full Promise of Flash Storage

Buying storage is like watching car ads on television. Oh, a celebrity likes that model, that one has models telling us we call sports by the wrong names, and that…

Splunk ONTAP – Not Just a Tongue Twister

The Splunk App for NetApp Data ONTAP isn’t just a great way to integrate NetApp systems into your enterprise monitoring and logging solutions; it’s also a great tongue twister. Go…

Individual, Team, or Both?

In an interview long ago, I was asked if competitive gymnastics, a sport I practiced for ten years, was a team sport or an individual sport. Admittedly, the question came as a surprise and it required some thought, simply because I had never encountered it. After pausing to think, it…

What is Agile?

Agile is a lot of things.  In a nutshell, it is an alternative paradigm to software development.  It supports and encourages the philosophy of valuing individuals and interactions, working software,…