Simplifying Kubernetes with Portainer 2.0 CE

I think it would be a very brave person to claim that Kubernetes, Docker or containers in general was straight forward. There is intrinsic complexity that comes with a containerization and this is no better proven in the increasing ecosystem of management platforms for Kubernetes such as Project Pacific from VMware and others that are […] Read More

Quick Look – Using Runecast’s AWS Analyser to see What’s What!

Back when I first started using AWS in 2010 I had a couple of EC2 instances running across a few regions for some web hosting clients I was managing at the time. After a few years, I got rid of the instances and supplementary services as they where no longer required. For the next two […] Read More

Eero Mesh WiFi Part 1 – My Selection Criteria and Tech Overview

It might be a surprise to some, but I have a tendency to be a bit of a Luddite when it comes to adopting new technologies around the home and office. Such was the case with my home WiFi network setup. Prior to searching for a more reliable solution to solve my home/office WiFi frustrations […] Read More

v10a – Platform Integration with the AWS Plugin

As mentioned my post yesterday, Veeam Backup & replication v10a has been released. One of the more significant new features of the release was the new AWS Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication. This works in conjunction with deployed instances of Veeam Backup for AWS and allows remote management of that solution right from the […] Read More

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Backup & Replication v10a – Platform Support and Performance Enhancements!

Over the weekend, we released the v10a (Build 10.0.1.4854) release of our flagship product, Veeam Backup & Replication. This is the first major update to v10 which was released back in Feburary. While not touted as a major release, Veeam R&D team has delivered a lot of value in this release. Apart from having over […] Read More

VMUG Virtual #UserCon… Keeping the Streak Going!

I’m a fan of a good streak… but 2020 has forcefully ended a couple of existing streaks that I had in play. One of those was my annual trip over to Melbourne and Sydney for the VMUG UserCons. I’ve been doing these events since 2014 and they have always been high on my list of […] Read More

Garmin Down! – Dumbing Down Smart Devices Changes The Way We See IoT

Artificial intelligence, machine learning and the internet of things have been hot topics for any digital transformation discussion in recent years. It’s no surprise. The IT industry is obsessed with what the future has in store. As technologists, it’s important to continue to drive conversations about where the industry is going and what the next […] Read More

Cloud Field Day Recap and Session Breakdown #CFD8

Cloud Field Day 8 has come and gone…it always amazes me the amount of preparation leading up to these events. We take them very seriously and while it was a different kind of event due to Covid-19, the feedback has been positive and just like the in person events, it is a thrill to present […] Read More

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