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Tech Field Day VFD3 – Pure Storage and the all-flash revolution

As we close out our first day of presentations here at Virtualization Field Day 3, we are at the office of Pure Storage in Mountain View. Pure Storage is a really neat company for a number of reasons. Their all-flash array is a product that is not an evolution of an existing product which was simply being augmented with a …

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Getting to know Infinio – Putting RAM to work like never before

If you haven’t already seen Infinio Systems, it is time to stop and take a look. This is a significant new vendor, with a significant product. Infinio Accelerator is doing something different from we have seen up to now. Oh…and did I mention that the product is officially in General Availability as of right now! Cache is King The advantage …

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Nice Flash messages in Rails 2 and Rails 3

I’ve been doing some Rails work recently and one of the things that I’ve found to be a nice aesthetic add-on is putting some nicer flash messages in. Over at dzone.com there is an example which I’ve worked off of – http://snippets.dzone.com/posts/show/3145 The example is as follows. Add this section to your application_helper.rb def show_flash [:notice, :warning, :message].collect do |key| …