So you want to become an AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate…

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…

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!’