Tag Archives: Architect

Head in the Clouds: Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Before I begin, I will state that I had a very hard time writing this blog post.  It wasn’t that the presentation and associated information provided were that tough to disseminate through, it’s just that I felt, for a long … Continue reading

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The Yin Yang of Dell EMC Storage

Chinese philosophy tells us that the concept of yin and yang are one of opposition and combination.  Examples of such opposition combinations are easy to find; light and dark, bitter and sweet, and even order and chaos.  So, why a … Continue reading

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Harnessing the Power of PowerShell Advanced Functions

Recently, I published (https://github.com/snoopj123/NXAPI) a community-based PowerShell module so that PowerShell aficionados could interact with Cisco NX-OS switches (specifically the Nexus 5000 and 7000 families) that were running an API package called NX-API.  This API package allowed for sending NX-OS … Continue reading

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Different Strokes For Different Folks: Hybrid Cloud Edition

No doubt you’ve heard plenty about the concept of hybrid cloud (or even hybrid IT) recently.  Personally, my Twitter timeline has been rampant with opinion pieces (some good, some bad) and your usually array of bickering between the various factions … Continue reading

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Becoming a Leader

Leadership.  We hear this term thrown around but I think few people actually know what it means to be a leader, let alone an effective leader.  Personally, I scoffed at the idea that I would ever be a “leader”.  I … Continue reading

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An Azure Stack Primer for vSphere Folk

Over the last year, I’ve been involved in a journey that is changing my core competency in the technology industry.  My employer, a managed service provider, has been working with Microsoft in the Early Adopter Initiative in their hybrid cloud … Continue reading

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Tech Field Day 14 Preview – Datrium

Most of my peers know that I’m not one to dig deep into many nuances of storage.  I consider storage to be a necessary evil in which there will always be a surly storage administrator to give me the runaround on … Continue reading

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