Hi there, A busy week in the lab, and it was not all fun. I am working on one problem in the lab that is most frustrating. I hope to have some help with it next week and get if figured out. I did get my vSphere 6.7 upgrade done, and so my article talks … Continue reading Newsletter: July 28, 2018
Hello all, This is likely going to be out late. I have spent 6 days in a row working in a data center, to do something pretty simple stuff but yet it has not turned out that way. It is important work, and it will impact many of you so I work hard. So not … Continue reading Newsletter: July 1, 2018 – Happy Canada Day!
Hello all, I have just finished the week at VeeamOn and what a week it was. It was great to catch up with old friends, and meet new ones. And lots of cool customers to chat with was also very good indeed. I loved introducing people to VAO and give them ideas on how to … Continue reading Newsletter: May 19, 2018
Hello all, Another busy week. And it got real cold here too. Lots of time in the lab working on a new product that hopefully will be out soon. And Friday tidied up the lab, and cleared out some storage so that I can start work on my next technical white paper (TWP) - I … Continue reading Newsletter: November 18, 2017
Hello all, I trust everyone has had a good week? I have friends who were in Las Vegas this week and had a very different experience. I am glad that no one I know was hurt. I am going to talk less about those kind of events as I don't want to contribute to the … Continue reading Newsletter: October 7, 2017
Hi all, One of the more exciting things in this short week was finding out I was #31 on the Top vBlog 2017. I was 38 last year. So that is a big deal and I very much appreciate everyone voting for me. I will continue to do the very best I can to bring … Continue reading Newsletter: August 12, 2017
Hello all, I hope that everyone has enjoyed the weekend so far. For us it has been a lot of very hot days which makes working in the lab less than ideal. Spent a bunch of time in VMC and I must admit I quite like it. I see a lot of possibilities. I did … Continue reading Newsletter: July 30, 2017
Happy Canada Day! Today Canada is 150 years old. It has come a long way. But, to put it into perspective, I slept in a B&B in Holland where the building was more than 600 years old. I visited a mud fort in Morocco that was 1400 years old. So Canada is in fact 150 … Continue reading Newsletter: July 1, 2017
So I had some time recently to update my lab. I am a long-time user of the Dell OpenManage Integration for vCenter. It has gotten a little flaky in the last while so I have to use it to patch one host at a time. And I have do it 2 to 5 times for … Continue reading Careful with firmware patching in a vSAN Cluster!
Hello all, I write this, or start writing it, on the train between Warsaw Poland and Berlin Germany. Pretty cool and very civilized too. I participated in SE training for the EMEA based Veeam SE’s this week and it was pretty interesting. It was on the next generation of Veeam products and we do have … Continue reading Newsletter: June 10,2017