Hello all, Something interesting to share today. This has been ongoing for a while. I went to add a co-worker to a new View pool so I could work with her in my lab. But it did not work. When I checked the Machines view in View I saw the VM was in customizing mode … Continue reading View: Customizing Timeout error
Month: December 2014
Newsletter: December 29, 2014
Hello everyone, I hope that everyone is enjoying a quiet weekend? I am, and while I write I am looking out the window at the Three Sisters which is a great view. Nice to be in the mountains. We spent a very nice Christmas with family at the Banff Spring hotel - which is really a great castle in … Continue reading Newsletter: December 29, 2014
We are close to Christmas Eve which is a special event in our house. Things also get busy too since we have invited others to be with us this Christmas. I wanted to take this opportunity while it was quiet to say Happy Holidays, and Merry Christmas to everyone. I wish everyone a wonderful holiday … Continue reading Happy Holidays!
Newsletter: December 20, 2014
Hi all, This will not be my last article this year. I am almost done on a number of technical how to articles that I want out before the end of the year. I had my first week home in a while, and I have two more weeks home before I head back to Nashua. … Continue reading Newsletter: December 20, 2014
What is a DiscoveryPoint? Why is it important?
Hi there, I was asked recently what a Discovery Point was and why it was important. I will start the answer off that with something I wrote before: What is a DiscoveryPoint (DP)? It is a combination of a things. It does snapshots but not like traditional tools meaning they are not done on the … Continue reading What is a DiscoveryPoint? Why is it important?
Is backup really broken? Is there more?
I saw in a co-worker's work blog article that one of the things from the Gartner DC conference was that backup was broke. Plus recently I saw this about how its not backup but restore. I am a guy that has done a lot with back up / restore / and DR too. In fact … Continue reading Is backup really broken? Is there more?
Newsletter: December 14, 2014
Hello all, I hope that this finds everyone home - happy and safe. I just got home yesterday after a long time away and I am very happy to be home. I am home for about three weeks and that is just wonderful! You can expect to see a bunch of things from me over … Continue reading Newsletter: December 14, 2014
Newsletter: December 6, 2014
Hello all, Another hard week. I am looking forward to Christmas. Also looking forward to having an intern to help. Starting my third week in Nashua but on the 13th I head home for several weeks. Looking forward to that! I have a range of things for everyone today and as always I hope at … Continue reading Newsletter: December 6, 2014
How do I use my iPad?
This came up recently. Someone didn’t use their iPad much and got me thinking about what I use my iPad for. So here it is in case anyone finds it useful. The stuff I do with my iPad: I watch TV shows on airplanes, and even movies sometimes with it (using iTunes). I read fiction … Continue reading How do I use my iPad?