• December 14, 2018

Technology

EMC VPLEX Technology

Simplified storage configuration on the EMC VPLEX

When managing storage on an EMC VPLEX, there are a few different storage elements that must be built before LUNs from storage arrays connected to back-end ports can be mapped to hosts on the other end. To handle this entire process step-by-step means executing commands to claim LUNs, create extents on storage volumes, create local […]

Rocket Build Montage Technology

Rocket at 26

Rocket turns 26 years old this month. Wow. That is quite a milestone. I know what you are probably thinking: Is the Rocket of today what you envisioned when you started the company 26 years ago? This is the #1 question people ask me when I tell them the story of Rocket. And the honest […]

EMC VPLEX Technology

A Quick Look at VPLEX Storage Elements

Although I have been writing about the EMC XtremIO lately, it is not the only EMC device that I have been working with this year. In that very same environment, there has also been the the opportunity to become more familiar with the EMC VPLEX, a data virtualization platform which is often found paired with […]

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Create your future by building on your past

I have had time to reflect on the many conversations I had last month at IBM InterConnect. Some of the more interesting and impactful conversations had to do with the topic of modernization. I thought I’d share my thoughts on modernization with you this month in the form of a Q&A. Do I have to re-invent […]

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Building a double-decker LEGO couch: hackathons in the API economy

Wow, what a whirlwind of events. Bluemix, Watson, IToA, DevOps, mobile solutions. Learning, experiencing, and overloading all senses at IBM InterConnect 2016 in Las Vegas. Not to mention an amazing musical event delivered by Sir Elton John himself–the original Rocket Man! I’d like to share my experience from a very interesting event that took place […]

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Join the Rocket team at the SHARE conference February 28 – March 4 in San Antonio

Now in its 61st year, technology association SHARE will be hosting another week-long event beginning February 28 through March 4 in scenic and historic San Antonio, Texas. The Rocket team will be there, with seven sessions presented by several of Rocket Software’s foremost technology thought leaders. Here’s a preview of what we’re covering: Session # Title Speaker 18306 […]

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Improve Backup Efficiency and Increase IT Agility with Rocket® Servergraph Professional

— PROACTIVE and AUTOMATED Backup Monitoring/Reporting Enables Transformation from Reactive Data Protection to Agile Business Continuity Rocket® Servergraph Professional is all you need to ensure optimal performance and results for your data protection investments. Servergraph proactively monitors and reports on your entire backup environment, providing a real-time, in-depth, and holistic view for you to efficiently […]

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BYOR: Bring Your Own Reality?

Most companies have now embraced the “consumerization of IT” trend to improve employee productivity. As part of this consumerization, BYOD encourages employees to bring personally owned mobile devices to their workplace, and to use those devices to access privileged company information and applications. This year, consumers can get their hands on a number of virtual and […]

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The parallel between software design and music

As an aspiring jazz guitarist with a lot of musician friends in the software industry (including many at Rocket), I often reflect on the parallels between software design/development and music. For example: how the “workflow” of product design should be harmonious and keep a relationship “to the tonic,” i.e. the objective of the tool or […]

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Customers, Community, Containers?

This may sound like a game of ‘spot the odd one out’ to you but the combination of those three words actually does make a lot of sense for the coming week. No, we are not going to put our customers into containers 🙂 Instead, we’re inviting our customers to join us as we gather in Boston […]