Max Mortillaro

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Max Mortillaro is an independent data center consultant specializing in virtualization and storage technologies. Max is a four times VMware vExpert, a Tech Field Day delegate as well as a leader for the Czech Republic VMware User Group. He’s an advocate for online security, privacy, encryption and digital rights. Like his name very wrongfully hints, Max is French and lives with his family in Prague, Czech Republic. Besides being a failed sportsman he is a general bon vivant and the impersonation of your average hobbit in full size.

vExpert ’13/’14/’15, Czech VMUG Leader. IT Operations Technical Manager/wannabe architect. VMware/Nutanix practitioner, blog author.

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  1. TECHunplugged Videocast #1 – Liqid and Composable Infrastructures
  2. EP21 – Discovering, the World’s Fastest Filesystem With Barbara Murphy
  3. Western Digital : Innovation in 3D NAND and Low Latency Flash NAND
  4. Developing Data Protection Solutions in the Era of Data Management
  5. Cisco HyperFlex: Designing an NVMe-based HCI Architecture With Reliability, Availability and Serviceability in Mind
  6. EP17 – Storpool: Being the Best in Block Based Storage – With Boyan Ivanov
  7. Cohesity – The Gold Standard in Data Management
  8. Storage Field Day 18 – Fifty Shades of Disclosure
  9. Storage Field Day 18 – It’s as Intense as Storage Field Day Gets
  10. Forward Networks: Bringing Sanity to a Network Near You
  11. Multicloud : The Buzzword We’ll Keep Hearing in 2019?
  12. Cisco HyperFlex 2019 Edition: Mixed Feelings
  13. EP11 – Data Management with Komprise: Transformation without Disruption – with Krishna Subramanian
  14. Should Cisco reinvent itself? Thoughts ahead of Cisco Live Europe 2019
  15. Live at VMworld Europe 2018: An Update on VMware Strategy and Vision, or VMware is Cool Again
  16. What future for Intel Optane?
  17. NetApp MAX Data: The Persistence of Memory, Revisited
  18. NetApp Data Fabric: putting in practice the “Theory of Everything” for Data and Storage
  19. NetApp Insight 2018 – Hello Stranger, We Meet Again
  20. EP10 – Computational Storage: A Paradigm Shift In The Storage Industry with Scott Shadley and NGD Systems
  21. Komprise: Data Management Made Easy
  22. The Rise of Computational Storage
  23. I will be at Storage Field Day 17! Wait, what is a “Storage Field Day”?
  24. Druva acquires CloudRanger, expands backup capabilities to AWS
  25. Cisco Hyperflex 3.0 – A Mature Hyper-Converged Solution Ready for Next-Gen Workloads
  26. Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live Europe 2018: what news under the skies of Barcelona?
  27. Uila App-Centric Monitoring: Deep Packet Inspection meets beautiful UI
  28. Dell EMC VMAX All-Flash: A proven solution for mission-critical systems
  29. E8 Storage: The Mercedes-Maybach 6 of NVMe Flash Arrays
  30. The challenge of doing data management at scale
  31. InfiniBox: solving the enterprise storage cost vs performance equation?
  32. I will be at Commvault Go and Storage Field Day 14!
  33. X-IO Axellio and Edge Computing: an NVMe-enabled emerging architecture model?
  34. Cohesity FlashProtect – a look into Pure Storage and Cohesity Integration
  35. Real-time Storage Analytics: one step further towards AI-enabled storage arrays?
  36. SFD13 Primer – Dell EMC
  37. SFD13 Primer – SNIA
  38. SFD13 Primer – X-IO Axellio Edge Computing Platform
  39. Storage Field Day 13 Primer
  40. See you at Storage Field Day 13 and Pure Accelerate!
  41. Thoughts on Consumer and Industrial IoT
  42. Revisiting Cisco HyperFlex, One Year After
  43. How Tech Field Day influenced me in 2016
  44. Cohesity – a secondary storage leader in the making?
  45. Rubrik – A Refreshing Approach to Backups
  46. Intel SPDK – A foundation block for new generation storage
  47. Open-Source Hardware Designs – One step beyond commodity?
  48. Scality RING – Object Storage? Yes, but Software-Defined please!
  49. What should we expect from the next generation storage?
  50. Is Media & Entertainment the golden goose of Object Storage vendors?
  51. Flying soon towards Storage Field Day 11!
  52. Pure Storage Flashblade is now available!
  53. Pure Storage’s FlashBlade – Against The Grain
  54. Hedvig Deep Dive – Is software-defined the future of storage?
  55. Storage Administrators: an endangered species?
  56. Primary Data: a true Software-defined Storage platform?
  57. Follow us live at Storage Field Day 10
  58. Is Hedvig the solution to all our (storage) problems?
  59. If youre going to SFD10 be sure to wear microdrives in your hair
  60. Cisco HyperFlex: Break-thru Or Me-too?
  61. IoT from a neo-luddite perspective
  62. About hyper-convergence
  63. Tech Field Day Extra at CLEUR – Day 3
  64. Tech Field Day Extra at CLEUR – Day 2
  65. Tech Field Day Extra at CLEUR – Day 1
  66. TFD Extra – StorMagic SvSAN preliminary notes
  67. Honored & humbled to be a TFD Extra delegate at CLEUR16!