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by Scott DeMoss, on Aug 12, 2016 11:53:53 AM

As you continue to work with Splunk and the number of underlying use cases within your organization grows, you will ultimately encounter a situation where you need to generate some …

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Topics:SplunkSplunk Training

by Scott DeMoss, on May 5, 2016 4:17:11 PM

In the last post on this topic, my fellow Splunk architect, Micah Montgomery, gave an overview of one of the most important parts of getting going with Splunk: Getting Data …

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Topics:Big DataSecuritySplunkSplunk Training

by Scott DeMoss, on Dec 7, 2015 4:57:33 PM

Do you know how well your virtual infrastructure is functioning? Many companies don’t have a good understanding of virtual machine utilization, whether or not a machine is overprovisioned, or how …

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Topics:VirtualizationVMwarevSphere

by Scott DeMoss, on Jun 2, 2015 2:33:07 PM

Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld once famously talked about known unknowns, unknown unknowns, and things we don’t know we don’t know. He was talking about military strategy, but the …

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Topics:Converged InfrastructureOperations ManagementVMware

by Scott DeMoss, on Apr 23, 2015 12:33:55 PM

According to a recent State of the Cloud Survey(1), 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy and more than half of those are already using both public and private …

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Topics:Cloud and DevOpshybrid cloudVirtualizationVMware

by Scott DeMoss, on Mar 31, 2015 12:11:45 PM

There are upgrades and then there are upgrades. Version 6.0 of VMware’s vSphere enhances many of the product’s existing capabilities. It also introduces four major industry-first features that will transform …

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Topics:VirtualizationVMwarevSphere

by Scott DeMoss, on Feb 19, 2015 11:05:12 AM

Did you know that IT is 25 - 55% of a company’s energy consumption, the largest unmanaged expense in the enterprise? IT “plug load” is a huge—and often overlooked—savings opportunity …

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Topics:Data Center

by Scott DeMoss, on Jan 6, 2015 1:11:09 PM

In my last post , I offered five steps for ensuring a disastrous deployment of hybrid cloud infrastructure. Below are a few more pieces of advice that you can take …

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Topics:Cloud and DevOpsData Center

by Scott DeMoss, on Dec 9, 2014 10:10:48 AM

One of the longest-lasting traditions in the computer industry is one of stubborn behavior in the face of change. Back in the days when mainframes ruled the earth and information …

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Topics:Cloud and DevOpsData Centerhybrid cloud

by Scott DeMoss, on Sep 25, 2014 4:26:25 PM

The cloud. A melding of meteorology with traditional IT? Not exactly. When it comes to cloud computing there are definitely two perspectives. On the one hand, some information technology (IT) …

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Topics:AutomationCloudCloud and DevOps

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