Category Archives: Experiment

New role, new responsibilities, same face

It’s that time of year again! Well not really, but it’s that time of my career at least. For those of you keeping track I’ve been at EMC now for a bit over 4 years. I was part of the … Continue reading

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Splunk on VMware and EMC ScaleIO – A quick index performance test

The last few weeks I’ve been getting acquainted with Splunk, a powerful tool for searching, analysing and visualising logs and events that happen in your infrastructure, live application performance and any type of machine generated data. I read the performance blog … Continue reading

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Automate a ScaleIO lab setup with Vagrant and VirtualBox

If you’ve read the other blog posts on ScaleIO you might be interested in running it yourself. However, you might not have your own hardware lab to run it on, but you do have a laptop or desktop, right? Awesome! … Continue reading

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New role – New location

As most of you readers know, I’ve been a part of the vSpecialist team at EMC for almost exactly 3 full years now. It’s been an amazing ride, lots of interesting challenges and changes in the industry, I’ve met extremely smart … Continue reading

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LeapMotion unboxing and quick review

Today I got a really nice surprise when I got to the office, our LeapMotion devices had been delivered! Yes, I ordered eight of them and no, not all are for me 🙂 LeapMotion is a small and incredible smart … Continue reading

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Installing Rasplex on a Raspberry Pi – SCART and HDMI

This is something quite different from the normal content here at pureVirtual, but I thought I’d share my success story on how to get Rasplex on a Raspberry Pi to work over both SCART and HDMI. First you might ask, … Continue reading

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The Human Face of Big Data – Who are you?

Who are you? What’s your daily life like? Is it anything like someone else’s in countries like France, Brazil or China? EMC launches a mobile app today where YOU can play a big part and create a digital mosaic over how people … Continue reading

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