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How to be an SE – My Guiding Principles

Friday December 9th, 2016 05:03:38 PM fetachz
I’ve been wanting to make this post for quite some time, but having recently moved to Nutanix, I’ve been drinking from the “proverbial firehose” for a bit longer than I would have expected 🙂 I’ve been working as an SE since I left corp IT for almost 10 years now. It has been absolutely fantastic, … Continue reading How to be an SE – My Guiding Principles

Andreopoulos on Acropolis Part 1

Saturday June 11th, 2016 10:45:51 PM fetachz
A disclaimer before we get started. First, if you are expecting an epic “battle of the hypervisors” article, then please move on. This is going to be a multi-part series as I attempt to explore the viability of AHV (Acropolis Hypervisor) in the market place for a variety of use cases. Secondly, this is a … Continue reading Andreopoulos on Acropolis Part 1

Fun mate…

Sunday May 22nd, 2016 12:12:29 AM fetachz
I’ve played the Vienna for a couple decades now, and I’ve had fantastic results. Here is a little miniature in one of the lines I get from time to time. Black gets a bit greedy and thinks he is pickup on a loose pawn, but in fact, his position isn’t great.

Vote for My VMworld Sessions!

Thursday May 5th, 2016 01:11:36 AM fetachz
I submitted 2 VMworld sesssions this year, along with my colleague in crime Chris Lennon. I think public voting will be opened up very shortly but here is all you have to do: Connect to http://www.vmworld.com/uscatalog.jspa and login. You must register if you don’t already have a login. In the search field, find both of my … Continue reading Vote for My VMworld Sessions!

vRO (Orchestrator) Plugin for Chef!

Wednesday January 20th, 2016 06:20:22 PM fetachz
Today, VMware officially released our vRealize Orchestrator Plugin for Chef. You can find it on the Solutions Exchange Here: Chef Plugin for vRO   I had a couple customers beta test this and it works very nicely. Enjoy!

vRA 7.0 and Service Now Integration

Tuesday December 29th, 2015 10:36:07 PM fetachz
With the release of vRealize Automation 7.0 comes some fantastic goodies including the new Event Broker system for providing integration and extensibility. Although I thought our previous methods with vRA 6.x and vRO were great, Event Broker just makes life so much easier. Let me explain....


Tuesday December 29th, 2015 01:28:29 AM fetachz
Just want to throw a quick shout out to my buddy and co-worker Ryan Kelly at VMware. He runs a fantastic cloud blog over at vmtocloud , and I piggy backed as a guest blogger from time to time on topics related to vcac (vRealize Automation), vCO/vRO (orchestrator), and ServiceNow. Here is a link to my ServiceNow post … Continue reading vmtocloud

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