NFS 4.1

Switching on NFS4.1 In the Homelab I like a number of Homelabers use Synology for storage.  In my case, I have two a 2 bay DS216+ and a 4 bay DS918 That I have filled with SSD’s NFS has been the prefered storage protocol for most people with Synology for two Continue Reading

Lab Storage

Lab Storage Update. Since starting my new role with Xtravirt my Homelab has gone through a number of fairly significant changes.  At the moment it’s very much focused on the VMware stack and one of the things I needed was some more storage and especially some more storage performance.  With that 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

Nutanix CE 5.6

Nutanix CE 5.6   I have been running Nutanix CE at home for quite a while now and the new version has just dropped so I had to try it out.   I decided to destroy the current ( Single Node ) Cluster that I was running and start again.   This Continue Reading