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Virtualisation | Cloud | Strategy

Troubleshooting and Recovery Planning

When there is an outage, it is natural to panic a little and maybe try a rush troubleshooting steps.  In my experience this is oftentimes counterproductive.  Symptoms can often be missed as the root cause, which has the net effect of extending the time to resolution.  So where would I suggest is the best place to start, well that in part depends on the symptoms.  However, the log files will tell you everything that you need to know.

VMware useful resources

I put together a presentation not so long ago that focused on some key resources that are publicised to varying levels by VMware.  There are some real gems kicking around, if you know where to look 🙂 Resources VMware Skyline https://www.vmware.com/uk/support/services/skyline.html You owe it too yourself to investigate the use of skyline in your estates, […]

vExpert 2019 Announcement

I’m delighted to have been awarded vExpert for 2019, for the second year in succession. For those that don’t know, the annual VMware vExpert title is given to individuals who have significantly contributed to the community of VMware users over the past year. The title is awarded to individuals for their commitment to sharing their […]

New Beginnings…

Starting from Monday 7th I’ll be joining VMware as a Technical Account Manager. I’ll be joining a growing team of talented individuals working directly with VMware’s customers to help them get the best out of the VMware organisation and technologies. For me this is a perfect fit, the latter part of my career has been […]

VMUG UK UserCon 2018

This years VMware User Group Conference was held at the national space center in Leicester, with significant support from the community, vendors and VMware alike. The keynote sessions top and tailed the day, with Joe Baguley focusing his discussion on innovation and Duncan Epping highlighting the results of that innovation.  These sessions where held in […]