I started this page as a place to put my answers to various questions I get asked as a vExpert and storage guy. I’ll also use it for reviews, tips and tricks as well as scripts I find useful.
I’ve used VMware in production since 2001, got my first VCP (3) in 2007, my second (4) in 2009 and in 2010 became a VMware Certified Instructor. In 2011 I added VCAP-DCA (4) and in 2012 added VCP5 and VCAP5-DCA. I’m also a NetApp Certified Expert, MCSE 2003 with Messaging and Security Specializations, IBM Certified Advanced Technical Expert (Blade servers, High-Performance Servers and Director), Certified Netware Engineer and I have a Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification from the Illinois Department of Public Health. I also slept at a Holiday Inn Express last night.
My main focuses will be virtualization and clouds including the tools to manage and the hardware required. I have lots of other interests (photography, motorcycles, travel, family) so I reserve the right to go off topic whenever I want. Oh, and bad puns are always free. Not always punny, but always free.
Any opinions expressed here are my own and do not reflect the corporate stance of VMware, NetApp or any previous employer. No vApps were harmed in the making of this blog.
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