Last month I became an AWS Certified Solutions Architect by passing the SAA-C02 exam. [Crowd Applause Here] This was one of the most difficult exams I have ever studied for. The sheer number of products and services that you need to be familiar with is daunting. It isn't an exam where skimming some technical documentation … Continue reading So you want to become an AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate…
Vet YouTube Content For Your Kids!
[EDIT: 9/25/20 -- Alphablocks and Numberblocks is now on Netflix!] Anytime I hear about a problem with YouTube Kids I can’t help but think that the problem could have been avoided. YouTube, for all the problems that it seems to have (and there are too many to walk through here), it has some quality content … Continue reading Vet YouTube Content For Your Kids!
We should have seen this coming.
I just completed rewatching Parks and Recreation. I have forgotten just how much I enjoyed this show. You just can’t get enough Ron Swanson, Andy Dwyer, April Ludgate, Ben Wyatt or Leslie Knope in your life. It’s one of the few shows that I could rewatch over and over without complaint. In the later episodes … Continue reading We should have seen this coming.
So you want to become a VMware Certified Professional…
Last Friday I obtained my fourth VCP certification, VMware Certified Professional 6 - Data Center Virtualization. While my motivations for obtaining this certification was renewal of my other three certifications that I have, it also made me think that I should really start thinking about getting a VCAP, the VMware Certified Advanced Professional. There are … Continue reading So you want to become a VMware Certified Professional…
Fixing ‘Can’t have a partition outside the disk!’
Another day, another strange bug. This is just how my life works, apparently. When deploying newer versions of ESXi on Cisco C-series servers that use Cisco's FlexFlash SD card storage (although, admittedly this could be any server vendor) you may run into this fantastic error message that reads "Can't have a partition outside the disk! … Continue reading Fixing ‘Can’t have a partition outside the disk!’