Archive for May 2008

EMC World: Day 3 Recap

EMC WORLD: DAY 3 RECAP
Q: How can you tell a conference is a technical conference?
A: When the ratio of PDAs to attendee approaches 2 to 1.
The amount of IM, Twitter, SMS, email, and phone calls was amazing. All kinds of devices: iPhones, Qs, Nokias, and of course Blackberries. Lots of people doing the “Blackberry Prayer” […]

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EMC World: Day 3 Recap

EMC WORLD: DAY 3 RECAP Q: How can you tell a conference is a technical conference? A: When the ratio of PDAs to attendee approaches 2 to 1. The amount of IM, Twitter, SMS, email, and phone calls was amazing. All kinds of devices: iPhones, Qs, Nokias, and of course Blackberries. Lots of people doing…

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History of Memorial Day: Why We Fight

MEMORIAL DAY: WHY WE FIGHT The world is different than it was even a few years ago as we celebrate Memorial Day. We now are fighting a war, and we now remember why we fight. The History Channel re-runs the HBO series “Band of Brothers,” the adaptation of the Stephen Ambrose book about a company…

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History of Memorial Day

MEMORIAL DAY The city of Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, an American village on the National Historic Register, claims to be the birthplace of Memorial Day, as do some 24 other towns in America. But Boalsburg’s claim goes back to a practice at the end of the Civil War. It does have an local museum, and a history…

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EMC World: Day 2 Recap

EMC WORLD: DAY 2 RECAP
EMC World, in its 2nd day in Las Vegas, is by and for engineers. While there are more suits present than in previous years, nevertheless most of the presenters are usually not polished marketing presenters but often the software developer who wrote the code for the product. This provides a level […]

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EMC World: Day 2 Recap

EMC WORLD: DAY 2 RECAP EMC World, in its 2nd day in Las Vegas, is by and for engineers. While there are more suits present than in previous years, nevertheless most of the presenters are usually not polished marketing presenters but often the software developer who wrote the code for the product. This provides a…

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EMC World: Day 1 Recap

EMC WORLD: DAY 1 RECAP
A full and rich day in the “city by the sand” Las Vegas. I attended a variety of talks during the day, but the best was:

Virtualization Technology and Directions offered by David Black, PhD of EMC. He covered a discussion of a variety of virtualization techniques, but spent most of his […]

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EMC World: Day 1 Recap

EMC WORLD: DAY 1 RECAP A full and rich day in the “city by the sand” Las Vegas. I attended a variety of talks during the day, but the best was: Virtualization Technology and Directions offered by David Black, PhD of EMC. He covered a discussion of a variety of virtualization techniques, but spent most…

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Las Vegas and EMC World

LAS VEGAS AND EMC WORLD I’m in Lost Wages, Nevada for the EMC World event being held at Mandalay Bay. The first night’s entertainment, the Goo Goo Dolls. 9300 attendees so far. While I’ll be writing daily about this huge show on this blog, for the first time, another technology will be used to update…

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