Month: July 2016

Get GitHub Download Release Metrics

Cody Hosterman, Argenis Fernandez and I have posted a lot of content to GitHub and one of the details I always wanted to know was "# of downloads for project [...]

Find All Disconnected Volumes

Updates 5/2/2017 - Added size of disconnected volume output. 5/1/2017 - Fixed bugs. There are many ways to determine what volumes are connected to a host [...]

Retrieving Members of Directory Service Configuration

Once Pure Storage FlashArray Directory Services has been configured seeing who has been added to the different defined groups (Array_Admin_Group, [...]

Always Use VIR IP for Pure Storage SMI-S Provider

When using the Pure Storage SMI-S Provider ALWAYS use the VIR IP address. The SMI-S Provider runs on the Active (Primary) controller and using the VIR IP [...]

Pure Storage + HoloLens

I’m so excited, it’s already been fun to develop demos for the capabilities of the Pure Storage platform but now its time for some new demos. First off, [...]

Setting up System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 with Pure Storage

We introduced support for Storage Management Initiative Specification (SMI-S) with the release of Purity 4.6. I covered the Pure Storage SMI-S Provider [...]

Pure Storage Non-Disruptive Video Series – Chapter 2

The next chapter in the Non-Disruptive Video Series is now available! In this chapter we focus on upgrading from a Pure Storage FlashArray FA-420 to a [...]

PowerShell SDK & Toolkit available via the PowerShell Gallery

On the heels of my post about transitioning to use PowerShell Remoting I have made the Pure Storage PowerShell SDK and Toolkit available via the [...]

Correlate a Volume to Source Snapshot

I received a request from a customer to determine what snapshot is the source of a created volume. Before I dig into how to determine the correlation using the [...]

PowerShell Remoting…Start Transitioning If You Haven’t

With the upcoming release of Windows Server 2016, Nano Server and all things related to Microsoft Azure learning PowerShell Remoting and start relying less and [...]