Apple, Embrace Android!

Have you ever opened up the standalone Apple Music app on an Android device and asked yourself, “I wish we could get something like this on iOS!” Oh, you haven’t? It must be because you’ve only ever experienced Apple Music on an iOS platform (or don’t use Apple Music). Well, let me be the first […]

Genuine Surprise, Thanks Nintendo!

If you keep up with the tech blogs, you would know last week was E3 week. E3 week is something that I have looked forward to every year for as long as I have been a gamer. I remember fifteen years ago in middle school getting my copy of Electronic Gamer Magazine, Nintendo Power and […]

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 […]

I wen’t away…

So, there doesn’t seem to have been any activity on this here blog. I wen’t away. Ok, I didn’t go away but I did have a major project that I had to get started on that took over much of my time these last couple months. The result of that project was a new VMware […]

Relearning Linux…

Today have started setting up a home lab. I have started to feel inadequate about my ability to properly work with Linux servers. I haven’t worked with a distribution in any capacity for some time now. Outside of VMware Linux (eg. ESXi), CentOS appliances have been the most Linux that I have allowed myself to […]

VMware: Why Customize?

Today I deployed a greenfield (enterprise speak for “brand new without needing to think about past deployments”) vCenter Server 6.0 deployment. Those words don’t mean too much to most people, however for those VMware admins out there they are like birds singing on a summer morning, with blue skies and a slightly warm breeze. Today […]