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VMworld Recap


This past week, I was in San Francisco for the annual VMworld conference. I haven’t been to this city since 2014, the last time VMworld was here. It was interesting to be back and take note of what’s changed, and what’s remained the same. …


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VMware Certifications


Obtaining a VMware certification requires effort, dedication, and a willingness to learn independently with a commitment to the subject matter. To fulfill the requirements made by VMware, you must attend a training class before taking the exam. The cost for each of these courses …






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What Is Virtualization?


We’ve all been there. It’s time to consider building a home lab, whether it’s for testing a scenario, preparing for a certification, or learning more about a software application. There are two home lab options to consider. A physical home lab includes a rack …


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Top 5 Benefits of Hyperconverged Infrastructure


Hyperconverged infrastructure is adopted more and more every year by companies both big and small. For small- to medium-businesses (SMBs) and remote branch type companies, HCI provides an all-in-one solution to eliminate the need to have power, space, and cooling for multiple different systems. …



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SysAdmin Day 2019: The Secret to Getting Ahead


Looking back across the months since SysAdmin Day 2018, it’s obvious we’re all dealing with a remarkably different (in some ways exciting, in others, horrifying) IT landscape than the one we had a year ago. Sure, all the familiar landmarks are there: routers still …