Tech Futures - what is interesting

30/11/2017 by Brendon Higgins

Tech Futures - what is interesting

Gareth Edwards
@GarethEdwards86  (Unofficial HCL)
Host Resources Deep Dive
NSX - Network virtualisation
P.Gelsinger - “It’s the secret sauce”
Speakers recommendation - "Learn network virtualisation.  It will be the next big thing."
Who has a Hive / Nest / Echo /…
Rapid adoption (Happy for home but would you have them in the DC?)
Big concept - Getting data from devices to the centre
Edge Computing
Micro - Looks like a ‘normal’ PC but has multiple smaller PCs inside.
Nano - Maybe NUC’s, hyper converged network & data
(Robot cars could collect 1 PiB of data per day!)
Jack of all trades…
Cloud (Which)
Hypervisors (Which)
Containers / Serverless
Keep Learning —> Migration to Architect
IT Architect Series, The Journey
A wiki was born - Home Labs
Scale of labs.  From large HP server, to 5 NUC cluster and now cloud based.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure combines the elasticity and utility of public cloud with the granular control, security, and predictability of on-premises infrastructure to deliver high-performance, high availability and cost-effective infrastructure services.
What is you lab used for?
Questions to solve and solutions given on
"With great power, comes great electricity bill”
Cooling and noise problems
Networking - Beware the license
Storage - More IOPs helps
Buy labs license 'pack'

VMware HOL Labs

VR Next?