Helllo all, I used to use the test below before I told clients there new servers were ready for hosting virtualized apps. I also use it in my lab too and I thought it might be helpful for other people so I am adding it to my blog. Run VMware's memory tester overnight. It is … Continue reading Success Criteria – for VMware hosts
Hello all, I hope everyone who see's this is good and if US based had a good Thanksgiving. Our Thanksgiving was a while back but it has been a nice week for us. Friday the Alberta government did some new COVID-19 restrictions that are supposed to help and they might, but likely not enough. The … Continue reading Newsletter: November 28, 2020
Hello all, When I was going to retire soon, I sold my lab. But when I realized I had ALS and could not do all the things in my retirement I was looking forward to, I bought another - smaller lab. For storage I was going to buy an R710 on Ebay, add drives and … Continue reading My new lab storage – is amazing!
Hello all, I hope everyone is good today? A good week I hope too and you and your family are healthy and safe too! We are good here. Today my new shared storage for my new lab should arrive. I bought one of the TrueNAS Mini units so I am excited about that. I am … Continue reading Newsletter: November 21, 2020
Hello, I thought this was important to share so here we go. When I heard about Apple Silicon I was very excited. When you think what they have done with iPad's and iPhones that means so many amazing possibilities for Mac's. And they don't do processors like everyone else but rather a system on a … Continue reading My new MacBook Air – M1 edition
Hello all, I hope everyone is well and healthy. I know COVID-19 seems to be on the rise in so many places. Including where I live too. Our government brought in new restrictions on Thursday and they are the wimpiest and most useless restrictions. Did you get to see the Apple event this week? It … Continue reading Newsletter: November 14, 2020
Hello all, I hope everyone is good? Keeping safe and working too. As a retired guy I am trying to keep busy but it is hard sometimes. Still fighting with my lab. I wrote a BCDR article recently, which I hope might help someone, and I had a guest write an interesting article too. We … Continue reading Newsletter: November 7, 2020
I believe that when you are thinking of buying a DR orchestration tool you should get a proof of concept (PofC) that shows you how it works and that it does work. If you are lucky you can get a PofC from someone that is not just a Sales SE but knows about BCDR too. … Continue reading So you are about to buy a DR orchestration tool…
What Is Serverless Computing? A serverless architecture allows users to write and deploy code without worrying about the infrastructure. Companies using backend services from serverless providers are billed according to the number of times their code, broken down into functional units called “serverless functions”, is executed. These services scale automatically so you don't have to … Continue reading Serverless Security: Are You Getting it Right?
Hello, I hope everyone is well and safe. We are doing the locked down thing in our house now due to the rise in our province of COVID-19 issues. My wife and I are moving to a single floor house to make it easier on me, and as a result I need to improve the … Continue reading Newsletter: October 31, 2020