Tag Archives: Community

The Power of Community – Job Search Conclusion

In a prior blog post, I chronicled that I was thrust into a job search, due to a recent layoff.  The tech communities that I participate in came rushing to my aid and sent me plenty of job opportunities to … Continue reading

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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 Power of Community: Job Search Edition, Volume 1

Sitting here in my home office, I’m pondering whether to refer to my career in the present tense or the past tense.  Technically, I’m currently without employment.  It’s been nearly a month since I was let go by my prior … 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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Adding More (Red)Fish to Your Diet

Imagine, if you will, you are someone in a server operations team.  As a member of that team, you are expected to keep the multiple layers of that server up to date.  When you have only a handful of servers, … 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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Amplify: The Story of My 2017

End of the year recaps are about as clichéd as they come.  However, I do feel it’s important to see where we start the year and how we end the year.  Needless to say, 2017 has been a rather interesting … Continue reading

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