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The Cloud – Top Down – Future Down

So everyone is grabbing his infrastructure and looking in which ways they can propel their stuff “into the cloud”. Different vendors have different visions of how the cloud should look like. But why not shoot ourselves beyond the StarTrek era, and then look back? Let’s try to reverse engineer the cloud of the future back into current and future solutions!

In Star Trek the toilet is never clogged

Very true. In Star Trek the toilets are never clogged. They probably solved this issue at least 400 years ago. In fact Read the rest of this entry »

RIP Steve Jobs – An Inspiring Visionary 1955-2011

I will probably be the last to say that Apple is my number one company. For some reason the “Reality Distortion Generator” found in every single Apple device does not seem to affect me. But the fact these kind of sayings exist today really say it all: Steve Jobs has done great things for the world of technology and was a great visionary. During his life a lot of revolutionary ideas and products have seen the light in a way that only he could have realized. Steve turned the world of technology upside down and inside out at the same time while others were just trying to keep up.

I just wanted to give my respects to someone who I found to be an inspiring visionary and business person.

The world of technology will not be the same without him.

Soon to come
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    • Determining Linked Clone overhead
    • Designing the Future part1: Server-Storage fusion
    • Whiteboxing part 4: Networking your homelab
    • Deduplication: Great or greatly overrated?
    • Roads and routes
    • Stretching a VMware cluster and "sidedness"
    • Stretching VMware clusters - what noone tells you
    • VMware vSAN: What is it?
    • VMware snapshots explained
    • Whiteboxing part 3b: Using Nexenta for your homelab
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