Posts by Year

2021

Tech YouTube November 2021

3 minute read

A list of my top Technology YouTube Channels to subscribe to. November 2021 edition

Eject VM Hardware

1 minute read

By default on a Windows OS VMware VM you can eject critical hardware. How do you control that?

VMworld 2021

3 minute read

VMworld 2021 is coming. Why you should attend and all the details

VMware Workstation LAN Segments

2 minute read

LAN Segments are a under appreciated part of Workstation. This post will look into this useful feature

VCSA Update Problem

3 minute read

A tale of making sure you have a valid upgrade path

AZ-104 Exam

1 minute read

I passed the AZ-104 Exam. A overview of the study resources I used.

Flash EoL and vCenter

1 minute read

As of January 2021 Flash is EoL. How can you still use it for vCenter?

2020

GitHub Profiles

2 minute read

GitHub now have a feature to have a welcome profile when visiting your GitHub profile

AZ-900 Exam

1 minute read

I passed the AZ-900 Exam. A overview of the study resources I used plus a freebie!

VMworld 2020 Recap

4 minute read

Annoucements, my opinion and recommended sessions from VMworld 2020

VMworld 2020

3 minute read

No in person VMworld 2020 - it’s online and available for everyone

Microsoft Learn

2 minute read

What is the Microsoft Learn platform?

VMware vExpert 2020

less than 1 minute read

I was awarded VMware vExpert 2020 Status

2019

Goodbye Datanauts

2 minute read

The end of one of my favourite podcasts

vSphere DSC - Part 4

2 minute read

What did I learn on the way and where you can learn more

vSphere DSC - Part 3

5 minute read

This is Part 3 of a series on vSphere DSC. We will cover a simple vCenter DSC example

vSphere DSC - Part 2

6 minute read

This is Part 2 of a series on vSphere DSC. We will cover a simple ESXi Host DSC example

vSphere DSC - Part 1

4 minute read

What is vSphere DSC? Part one will cover the basics of DSC and vSphere DSC along with some pre-requisites to get ready for Part 2

The Importance of VCSA Services

2 minute read

How one VCSA service that was not running manifested in multiple issues in vCenter. It also taught me a valuable lesson.

YouTube Channels July 2019

3 minute read

A list of the tech channels I subscribe to on YouTube that provide lots of free, valuable content

PowerCLI Cookbook for vSAN

2 minute read

VMware released a new resource for using PowerCLI with vSAN. Here is an overview and where to get it

VCP 6.5 Study Material

1 minute read

An overview of the VCP 6.5 DCV certification and some excellent study material

2019 Goals

1 minute read

My 2019 Goals and a 2018 Recap

2018

2018 Goals Update

1 minute read

It’s the end of 2018, so how did I get on with the goals I set for 2018

Top vBlog 2018

1 minute read

Voting is open for the Top vBlog 2018

VMworld 2018 Europe

2 minute read

I’m going to VMworld 2018 Europe. Where I’m going to be and what I want to get out of it

AutoLab 3.0

3 minute read

AutoLab 3.0 was recently released. Learn about this great resource for building a VMware Lab

Recap of VMworld 2018 US

2 minute read

My recap of VMworld 2018 US. Product announcements and links to content you can watch

PowerCLI v10.0.0 Released

2 minute read

PowerCLI v10.0.0 has been released. Learn how to update and solve some install issues here

VMware vExpert 2018

less than 1 minute read

I was awarded VMware vExpert 2018 Status

PowerShell Splatting

2 minute read

PowerShell Splatting can really help with the readability of your code

2018 Goals

2 minute read

My 2018 Goals - time to write them down

2017

Terraform with vSphere - Part 4

less than 1 minute read

This is Part 4 on how to use Terraform with vSphere. Let’s look at some resources for learning more

Terraform with vSphere - Part 3

2 minute read

This is Part 3 on how to use Terraform with vSphere. Let’s look at using Variables with Terraform

Blogtober Tech Edition 2017

less than 1 minute read

I am participating in Blogtober Tech Edition organised by Matt Heldstab

Free Microsoft eBooks

less than 1 minute read

Microsoft publish 300+ free ebooks - get them here

Welcome!

less than 1 minute read

Initial Blog post