Ten Years of VMworld… and Travel

I’m currently heading over to the newly renamed VMware Explore and it’s not been lost on me that this is the 10th anniversary of my very first VMworld back in 2012. That was also my first overseas work-related trip… and it was also the first time to the USA. Though it feels like just yesterday […] Read More

VMware Explore 2022 – Session Breakdown and Analysis

Ok, here we are… it’s been three years since VMworld 2019 and we are back next week in San Francisco at the Mascone Centre. But we are not attending VMworld… we are now entering the multi-verse era of VMware Explore! This is going to be a really interesting test of the new post pandemic waters […] Read More

Upgrading oVirt to 4.5.2 with HostedEngine

Last week oVirt 4.5.2 was released and with it came a bunch of updated and enhancements on the previous release. Nothing ground breaking by way of features, but a couple specific bug fixes that related to Veeam Backup for RHV v2 which is why I decided to upgrade my HomeLab instance off the bat. I […] Read More

What’s New and Thoughts – oVirt 4.5.1 for KVM and RHV

Last year, I got myself a little more involved in the world of Red Hat and general Linux Kernel based Virtualization. It had been a space that I had basically ignored during the last decade working with VMware based virtualization almost exclusively. As I wrote in this post last year, KVM virtualization was something I […] Read More

It’s Been a While… Getting Back into the Groove!

I’m currently flying back from a week away in Austin Texas attending the first Veeam Tech Expo (inside technical training) in person since June of 2019. It was a long time between drinks to be able to get together with other workmates and just get back into our collective grooves. While we had VeeamON 2022 […] Read More

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v12 Preview – DRaaS For the Masses Featuring CDP

Disaster Recovery with Veeam Cloud Connect Replication (VCCR) has been a passion of mine since I first saw it demoed at VeeamON 2015 by Luca Dell’Oca back when I was still at ZettaGrid. Seven years later, it’s hard to believe that I was on that same general session stage at the Aria Resort (slightly different […] Read More

v12 Preview – Object Storage Enhancements

At VeeamON 2022 a couple weeks ago, Dustin Albertson and myself presented a session on what Object Storage functionality is going to look like in v12 of Veeam Backup & Replication. With BETA2 now out and available through your local SEs, we are encouraging our enthusiast community to try out the next Object Storage support […] Read More

#VeeamON 2022 – Hybrid and In Person Top Session Picks!

It’s less than one week away from VeeamON 2022 and yes… I am bloody excited! Things are shaping up really well from a behind the scenes point of view and the event’s team has put together a remarkable show with a lot of value for those attending in person, or for those that are going […] Read More

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