Rather the cost of vSphere is due to its value. When you buy vSphere you get value that has grown over the years, and in fact will continue to grow. It is not a tax since you do not have to buy vSphere. But if you want the value of vSphere you need to pay … Continue reading The cost of vSphere is NOT a tax!
Lest we forget
You hear the phrase - Lest We Forget - more as we get closer to Remembrance Day - November 11 - here in Canada. The day is very important to me as I take some time to think about friends that are no longer here. I also think about all of the Canadian soldiers I … Continue reading Lest we forget
EMP is actually very scary!
Recently while traveling I talked with someone about EMP. They had seen it in a TV show and though it was more or less like what was in the TV show. In the TV show the bad guys had a gadget (weapon actually) that could send out EMP waves and turn off electricity. When the … Continue reading EMP is actually very scary!
Why vExperts should get some support!
Hi all, If you download Veeam to test it out you get basic support. If you are a Veeam Vanguard you get premier support. As a vExpert we get no support. I think we should get some basic level of support. I recently enabled VSAN in my lab and it went very poor. It impacted … Continue reading Why vExperts should get some support!
Newsletter: February 21, 2015
Hello all, I hope everyone is warm and comfortable today - it is quite cold, and very much full of snow here in Nashua - in fact just started snowing again! Glad I am heading to California tomorrow as it will be warm and I am looking forward to that. A nice week at DG … Continue reading Newsletter: February 21, 2015
Newsletter: January 25, 2014
Hello all, I am back in Nashua after a week in Pittsburgh. Did you know that they have - in Pittsburgh - 468 bridges? That one of them - Fort Pitt produces the most amazing traffic jam every weekday morning? What is serious about that is that my most excellent Garmin GPS had no suggestions … Continue reading Newsletter: January 25, 2014
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: August 31, 2014
Hello everyone, I am recovering from hard work at VMworld, and catching up on email. Plus doing some blog catch-up too. I already wrote up some thoughts and suggested reading on VMworld. There is a lot out there. But this is a normal newsletter and I hope there is something for everyone! This week I … Continue reading Newsletter: August 31, 2014
Newsletter: July 11, 2014
Hello all, I am very late with this. I have not done last weekends yet! Very sorry about that, but this is part of my excuse. But also I am part of a start-up that is trying to do a very complex product, and it is Calgary Stampede time too. So time has been very … Continue reading Newsletter: July 11, 2014