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Category: Virtualization

In computing, virtualization refers to the act of creating a virtual (rather than actual) version of something, including virtual computer hardware platforms, storage devices, and computer network resources.

Virtualization began in the 1960s, as a method of logically dividing the system resources provided by mainframe computers between different applications. Since then, the meaning of the term has broadened.[1]

A quick lesson on Powershell and Get-AdvancedSetting

A quick lesson on Powershell and Get-AdvancedSetting

I had a need to understand the powershell command “Get-AdvancedSetting” which is a vmware powercli command to pull the advanced settings of any VMware entity. This was also an exercise in powershell and helping me understand the handling of output. I didn’t find the official documentation very helpful which only had the below command as a reference. Get-AdvancedSetting -Entity Server -Name ‘*smtp*’ The blog Pragmatic IO by Brett Sinclair had a walk through to suppress the shell warning on esxi hosts which…

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Home Lab

Home Lab

(This Home Lab Post may get separated into different posts for each section when I come back to clean up and edit) Getting Started: I’ve been working on putting a home lab together for awhile now. One of the main reasons is so that I have an environment to play with new technologies that I want to learn. My gear so far includes: 2x Lenovo M93p i5 8GBs (Upgrading to 16GBs) Dell Poweredge R410 with an Intel Xeon CPU X5667 and…

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Learning AWS and getting AWS Operations Certified

Learning AWS and getting AWS Operations Certified

This will be my log and place to keep my thoughts and references while I try to obtain my AWS certification AWS EDUCATE – https://awseducate.instructure.com/courses/125/modules https://www.expeditedssl.com/aws-in-plain-english https://acloud.guru/learn/aws-certified-solutions-architect-associate [https://www.reddit.com/r/sysadmin/comments/7939jn/i_need_to_embrace_the_cloud/]   https://www.udacity.com/course/full-stack-foundations–ud088 https://aws.amazon.com/certification/our-certifications/ [https://www.reddit.com/r/learnprogramming/comments/77g5tw/25_free_online_programming_courses_and_moocs_for/] [https://medium.com/@adhorn/10-lessons-from-10-years-of-aws-part-1-258b56703fcf]

VCP6.5-DCV

VCP6.5-DCV

This post will outline the course I took to obtain my VCP6.5-DCV. As of now I have about 8 years of experience in vmware products. I’m starting out with the below study guide and official cert guide. At the time of this post the VCP6 guides are the only ones available. I’m going to begin learning those and pickup any 6.5 material that comes out in the near future. I believe that the core information will be similar enough to…

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Docker and WordPress setup

Docker and WordPress setup

The initial reason for setting up this site was to give myself a chance to learn. Linux, docker, web administration, and to keep a log of things I’ve learned or want to learn. There are typically easier ways to get a WordPress site started. Such as building one on the WordPress site, installing it using the famous 5-minute installation, using Plesk to install and manage WordPress, using cPanel, and plenty of others. This direction gave me the opportunity to play…

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