24 10, 2017

How to move disk group to new Synology NAS

By | 2017-10-24T11:25:58+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Synology|0 Comments

Just wanted to do a quick post on how easy it is to move an existing Synology disk group to a different Synology device. I recently had to do that but the information available wasn't too clear, especially with regards to the safety of existing data etc. It started a few months ago when my [...]

21 09, 2017

Ravello on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure goes GA!

By | 2017-09-21T17:59:41+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Ravello, Virtualization, VMware, vSphere|1 Comment

A few months back, I reported the return of Ravello with exciting new capabilities in the pipeline. Being a big fan of the technology, I was very excited to know what’s coming and couldn’t wait for its release. Today, I am pleased to say that Oracle is announcing the general availability of Ravello on Oracle [...]

15 09, 2017

VMworld Europe 2017 – Day 2 & 3

By | 2017-09-15T21:38:22+00:00 September 15th, 2017|VMware, VMworld|1 Comment

I started Day 2 by posting coverage of Day 1 of VMworld and all things of note since after landing in Barcelona. Then there was the run to the venue. Coincidentally, I got the same seat in the keynote as on Day 1 and next to Barry Coombs and Megan Warren. https://twitter.com/AtherBeg/status/907860626831179778 The keynote was [...]

15 09, 2017

Open TechCast: EP7: A Bit of a COO – A quick Conflab with Sanjay Poonen

By | 2017-09-15T21:22:42+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Open TechCast, VMware, VMworld|0 Comments

I hope you enjoyed our interview with Pat Gelsinger a few days ago. Today, we have another special treat for you. On Day 2 of VMworld Europe 2017, we interviewed Sanjay Poonen, Chief Operating Officer - Customer Operations at VMware. In the interview, we talked to him about life in general but also at VMware [...]

13 09, 2017

VMworld Europe 2017: Day 1 and before

By | 2017-09-13T06:42:11+00:00 September 13th, 2017|VMware, VMworld|0 Comments

It's VMworld time again in Barcelona and I am here to meet all my like-minded colleagues. For many people, VMworld in Barcelona starts a little earlier; on Sunday with the vRockStar Party. This party is organised by Patrick Redknap and Marco Broeken (with other volunteers) and has now become a tradition and its popularity is [...]

13 09, 2017

Open TechCast EP6: Life, technology and everything with Pat Gelsinger

By | 2017-09-13T06:05:59+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Open TechCast, VMworld|0 Comments

We have a very special episode for you this time and I thought, it deserves a special mention. We were fortunate enough to get a chance to interview VMware CEO, Pat Gelsinger at VMworld Europe 2017. We started with getting his thoughts on the brilliant VR-Powered Cloud Management demo in the morning keynote session but [...]

31 07, 2017

Review: Apogee MiC 96K

By | 2017-07-31T21:31:15+00:00 July 31st, 2017|General|0 Comments

You might know that I co-host the Open TechCast. Everyone on the show have "fancy mics" and I have my Jabra headset, which does the job but it's not great.  For that reason, I decided to get one too. Now, that much was easy but if you've ever tried looking for one, you'll know that [...]

31 05, 2017

Oracle Ravello Blogger Day – Part 2: Ravello

By | 2017-05-31T11:40:08+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Oracle, Ravello|0 Comments

I covered Part 1 of the Oracle Ravello Blogger Day in my previous post. This post is all about the second part of the day which was devoted what we were originally invited for: Ravello. Why the silence? To answer that question and start us off, Navin Thadani, VP, Product Development, Oracle Ravello Cloud Service [...]