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 is a dangerous marketing strategy, especially for infrastructure companies. What’s in a name? In the olden times, we had sysadmins who managed servers, unless they […]
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 sources. If you know of an important source of content that I’ve missed, please let me know. I am still hunting for some of the […]
How to Design Your Own Online Adventure!
I recorded a vBrownBag session for VMworld called Build Your Own Online Adventure. I wrote it specifically about attending online conferences (in particular attending VMworld), but I’m becoming increasingly aware that in order to come out on the other side of this pandemic in a better place than we went in, it is absolutely imperative […]
Monday Hot Takes [Episode 5]: Yes, You Can Virtualize GPUs for Compute!
Here are the show notes from Monday Hot Takes Episode 5, recorded on 7/13/2020. Did you know you can virtualize GPUs for compute (for ML/DL/AI)? You can! On Google Cloud, as well as on-premises with VMware (Bitfusion makes that pretty easy!). More in this episode! Hot Take 1: Virtualize GPUs with Google Compute Engine VMs […]
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