Creating an AWS EC2 Instance Leveraging the AWS PowerShell

In starting my journey to embrace Infrastructure as Code, I want to understand how to operate AWS remotely and via CLI versus the AWS Console.  Knowing that most of the time this will be accomplished via automation tools like CloudFormation, there still will be an operational need for point in time administration of instances and […]


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Veeam Backup and Restore to Azure

Veeam Backup and Replication is a data protection software product which gives users multiple options to protect their data, on-premise or in the public cloud.  I was working with a client recently and they needed assistance putting together the process to set up copying their data to Azure using Veeam with two goals: Provide a […]

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VMworld 2017 Recap

It’s great to get back to VMworld to meet and discuss the state of information technology with industry experts, leaders, and innovators.  The conference is one of the best I attend which marries a solid vision for the future with practical technology sessions for the present.  VMworld 2017 provided attendees another great year with a […]

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VMworld 2016 Recap

Viva Las Vegas and Viva VMworld!  VMworld 2016 was held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas this year in contrast to the past few years where it has been held in the Moscone Center in San Francisco.  There is nothing like being in Vegas in August – thank goodness for industrial strength air […]

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