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Talking Cloud, Object Storage, DRaaS, Kubernetes and Security

One of the best parts about travelling to tech conferences, expos and shows is the opportunity to talk on various panels and be interviewed by media outlets. At Tech Expo Asia in Singapore a couple weeks back, Michael Cade and myself got an opportunity to appear on Cyber Security World (CSA) Live at Cyber Security […] Read More

Multiple Cloud Theory in the Hybrid World

 NOTE: The following content was transcribed and modified from the Thoughts on X podcast embedded above… Click Play if you would like to listen. Last week, I was at an event in Singapore for Cloud Expo, and I was involved in a couple of panels. During the discussion, the narrative was around multi-cloud, hybrid […] Read More

Thoughts on X… A Better Way Forward

 Don’t call this a reboot! It’s no secret that i’ve been caught by the Podcast bug…in fact consuming information via audio has become the number one way that I absorb information. My Audible Library has grown, and I listen to a dedicated set of tech industry and business related Podcasts daily. As a content […] Read More

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

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

2022 Tech Trends In and Around the World of Data Protection

Late last year, I was part of a working group that aimed to come up with the top tech trends in data protection for 2022 and beyond. Being a Technologist, part of my job is looking forward at emerging trends in technology and seeing how they fit into current day operations and what enhancements, if […] Read More

Migrating WordPress the Easy Way!

Yes… I still prefer WordPress! Just like how I prefer running MacOS these days for its relative simplicity and minimal operating overheads, so to have I come to the realisation that WordPress is still the best choice of platform for this blog. I have toyed with Ghost and in fact I am running a few […] Read More

Install and Configure Ghost on Ubuntu

 I’ve been looking for alternative WordPress blogging options for a while and the one that keeps on coming up is Ghost. Now, Ghost has been around for a long time, in fact is was founded in 2013 after a Kickstarter campaign to create a new platform focused on professional publishing. Fast forward to to […] Read More

Virtualization is Life! is now a Podcast!

Well… sort of! When I started blogging back in 2012, I wasn’t sure how long it would last…but over 700 posts and more than a couple million views later Virtualization is Life! is still going! The thing is, that the world has shifted a little and blogging seems to have become a less attractive means […] Read More

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