New Laptop

I decided it was about time I replaced my trusted MacBook Air that I purchased back in 2011.   After waiting and watching the Apple announcements over the last couple of years I decided the MacBook Pro’s weren’t worth it.   So I have replaced my Air with yes you Continue Reading

AWS IoT Button

AWS IOT Button Back Story: My AWS Solution Archictect certification is due to expire in the next 6 months and given I have not done a huge amount with AWS since getting certified I thought it was worth kicking the tyres again and running a few bits and pieces within Continue Reading

AWS Lightsail

AWS Lightsail I have been running this blog on-top of some of my Infrastructure at home but the performance ( due to my connection) has never been stunning. So I decided to move it over to an AWS Lightsail instance to investigate more about the newer VPS service from Amazon Continue Reading

Nutanix Life Cycle Manager

Nutanix Life Cycle Manager (LCM) With the introduction of AOS 5 Nutanix introduced Life Cycle Manager (LCM),  something that Is one of the best but least known Nutanix features.  Put simply its part of the Nutanix update mechanism but for dealing with hardware rather than the software components. To me Continue Reading

AWS for Beginners Part 1

AWS for Beginners Part 1 I am hoping to get back into doing some AWS stuff over the next couple of months.  I am a huge fan of some of the tools and technology they have built.  It’s not perfect and its often not well understood by people lifting and Continue Reading

AWS – Serverless

AWS – Serverless Serverless is one of those stupid names within IT that doesn’t really explain whats going on. Its led to the comical meme below But buzzword bingo aside what is it and what can you do with it?  Well, my AWS cert is due to expire shortly and I Continue Reading