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Chris is currently a Field CTO for Tintri. In his role he spends the majority of his time talking to customers and partners alike helping develop use case architectures for the Tintri platform and software. He also acts as an active interface between the field and engineering/product management. Chris is active on the VMUG and event speaking circuit and is available for many events if you want to reach out and ask. Previously to this he spent close to a decade working for VMware as a Principal Architect. Previous to his nine plus years at VMware, Chris was a System Administrator that evolved his career into a data center architect. Chris spends a lot of time mentoring co-workers and friends on the benefits of personal growth and professional development. Chris is also amongst the first VMware Certified Design Experts (VCDX#37), and author of multiple white papers. In his spare time he helps his wife Julie run her promotional products as the accountant, book keeper, and IT Support. Chris also believes in both a healthy body and healthy mind, and has become heavily involved with fitness as a Diamond Team Beachbody Coach using P90X and other Beachbody Programs. Although Technology is his day job, Chris is passionate about fitness after losing 60 pounds himself in the last few years. Now he spreads both the word of technology and fitness along with the Team Beachbody Business through his blogs.

Jumping On Board The Rocket That Is Cohesity

It seems like not to long ago I wrote one of these posts when I started with Tintri.  Today literally wraps up my second week on the job and I can say this place truly is a rocket ship.  I heard people refer to it that way but I didn’t really understand it until I came out to HQ and ... Read More »

One Door Closes as Another One Opens

There have been a few posts I have seen recently on folks making moves around the industry so I guess it’s time for mine.  I don’t think it is any secret to people that I am moving on from Tintri after this week.  The last year was certainly a learning experience for more reasons than I think most people would ... Read More »

How To Use A Tintri VMstore For Docker Persistent Volumes

Note:  EVERYTHING IN THIS POST IS UNSUPPORTED BY TINTRI After I did some lab work with the Minio Gateway using NFS it occurred to me that something similar could be done but using a Tintri VMstore as the target for Docker Volume persistent Storage.  While this seems easy on the surface it has a lot of considerations which is why ... Read More »

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