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NFS Migration (Celerra/VNX to ISILON) – the troubleshooting part

Recently I had a post on the NFS migrations from Celerra/VNX systems to Isilon array. This post is an extension to that, describing how to tackle the common errors/issues during the migration activities. I had to try different things in … Continue reading

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Dell EMC Elect 2017 – Don’t be late, nominate now

Dell had their TechCenter Rockstar program running and EMC had the EMC Elect program to appreciate the social contributions. From this year, following the merger, Dell EMC have combined these programs to form the all new Dell EMC Elect program. … Continue reading

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VMware vExpert 2017 announced

VMware, a few hours back announced the batch of 2017 vExperts. I am honoured to be a member of this group, fourth year in a row for me. The wait is over, vExpert 2017 has been announced at Thank … Continue reading

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NFS migration from Celerra/VNX to ISILON

I was working on a few NFS migrations from our Celerra/VNX systems to the ISILON systems. I thought of putting a post with the steps and gotchas in a Celerra-ISILON migration. It took so long, and now it is the … Continue reading

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Time for a change – a new beginning

I am very pleased to announce that I have joined the Dell EMC’s Converged division today. The converged division is one of the areas of toughest competition these days and it is very important for each vendor to deliver their … Continue reading

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WordPress optimization – here’s how I improved my website performance

C’mon… You mean a 1001st blog post on this topic ?? Yes, I know there are so many resources available online on WordPress optimization. But still, I just thought of putting this post – some steps I took to improve the … Continue reading

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Dell EMC World 2016 – through the product announcements

EMC declared 2016 as the Year-of-Flash and they had a few interesting products added in their All-Flash portfolio this year. ISILON AFA, VMAX 250F contributing more to this line-up and a few other announcements were the highlights of the Last week at … Continue reading

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ISILON Nitro – All-Flash ISILON array from Dell EMC

At EMC World 2016, EMC announced the “Project Nitro” – a high performance NAS storage array. And today at Dell EMC World, Dell EMC announced the GA (pre-order from today and GA by 2017) of the All-Flash ISILON array ISILON Nitro. … Continue reading

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Vote now for the Top vBlogs of 2016

As many of you might have already known, this is the time for voting for the top vBlogs for the year of 2016. An yearly program by Eric Siebert of vsphere-land to identify the industry’s top bloggers in various categories. This year’s voting is … Continue reading

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Today at EMC World, EMC announced the EMC Unity unified storage solution. The al-new Unified storage solution, available in All-Flash and Hybrid variants. As the subject says, Unity is Simple in many aspects from purchase to service. New controllers, no more … Continue reading

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