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Teleport Connect conference live blog

Today I’m live blogging Teleport Connect – Teleport’s first conference. I’m speaking later, but the talks are interesting! The Department of Yes Kevin Hanaford, Head Of Security Engineering @ Discord....

Pure Storage live blog post from Storage Field Day

Here’s my 3rd post from Storage Field Day – Pure live blog post. Storage sustainability – Reducing carbon footprint Pure is working on being more transparent about how their arrays...

AWS live blog post from Storage Field Day

Here’s my 2nd post from Storage Field Day – AWS live blog post. Overview In this section we got some of the business reasons to use AWS managed file services....

Dell live blog from Storage Field Day

Here’s my my first live blog from Storage Field Day 24 – the Dell Live blog. Delivering a continuously modern storage experience Scott Delandy kicked off Storage Field Day with...

Was that the last VMware conference?

I don’t know about you, but for me August was really busy! I attended 4 conferences, spoke at 1, and hosted 1 event. This was on top of client work!...

Misinformation has weaponized social media

Last week, I did something I never thought I’d do. I spoke at DEFCON! I presented a longer version of this misinformation post that I developed from a talk I...

Is the age of sysadmins is behind us?

If you believe the marketing from infrastructure companies these days, the golden age of sysadmins is in the past (term lifted from this RedHat blog post). But I believe this...

Getting the Gang Back Together for SC20

Supercomputing 2020 (aka SC20) is happening November 9 – 19. It was supposed to be in Atlanta, but it’s online for the obvious reason. Tony Foster and I were lamenting...

Don’t Let a Fake Email Freak You Out!

Do you know how to identify fake emails? It is an important skill to learn if you want to be digitally literate. This post will give you the basics so...

Project Monterey: What We Know So Far

Project Monterey was announced (in tech preview) at VMworld this year. This post is a collection of my early reactions to VMware’s Project Monterey, as well as contemplations from other...

Have You Built Your VMware 2020 Adventure?

I can’t believe VMworld 2020 is finally here! I have taken my own advice and treated VMworld this year as an online adventure. This post outlines the details for for...