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 – Serverless

Last updated on January 17th, 2022 at 09:34 pmAWS – 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 Continue Reading

Cloudflare

Cloudflare – What is it and why would I care ? I have been using Cloudflare for a long time.  It is one of my goto services and I use it to protect all of the public services I run for myself and other sites/ organizations. The basic premise of Continue Reading

Lab Storage

I have been meaning to post around some of lab setup for a while.   Although it changes frequently at present its as below.  I will add some pics when I have tidied up the lab/cables My primary lab storage is all contained within a HP Gen8 Microserver. Currently Configured: 1x INTEL Continue Reading

Nutanix CE

Last updated on January 17th, 2022 at 09:30 pmI ran a Nutanix CE server at home for a little while when it first came out.  However due to the fairly high requirements, it didn’t make sense to me to continue running it at home.  This was compounded by the fact that Continue Reading

Money Saving ( UK Version)

I recently got back from an amazing conference in New Orleans. This was the VeeamON conference and I was invited as part of the Veeam Vanguard programme that I am part of. A lot of the UK Vanguards all travelled out together and after numerous discussions, it became clear that a Continue Reading