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My VCDX path stops at this fork in the road.

Times are changing and so am I.

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The Death of an Icon – Literally

From vMusketeers.com written by me and commented on by my co-bloggers As I type this we are about to go to a special WebEx meeting for vExperts only but by the time you read this; VMware would have announced this

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New Blog!

If you haven’t already checked out vMusketeers.com then do so as my co-bloggers have loads of experience and knowledge to share with you all! I will still maintain this one and post my personal blogs here as well as the

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Operation Quicksand Mission Status – Complete

Well well well, guess who’s back on track? Once again? Wardy’s back, back again! Ok enough of Eminem tunes… So as most of you who may be reading this blog will know; as part of the journey to getting the

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Nutanix and the blueprint Part One

As you will be aware in my last post I will now be starting my VCDX design in an effort to be ready for the October defences in Frimley UK. I am under no illusions as to the mammoth task

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VCDX Design selection

Operation Grandslam is now under way. I’m forcing myself to do this instead of putting it off while I try and get the VCAPs done and dusted. We’ve all been there when life at work and home consume vast amounts

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VMware Application Dependencies and Entity Relationship Diagrams MK2

OK ladies and gentleman it’s been a while since my last post and that’s primarily down to things like looking after babies and changing jobs. The reasons for the job change was primarily because I felt I needed to get

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Application Dependency – Upstream and Downstream Definitions

NOTE: Check out the latest on application dependencies with this post https://wordpress.com/post/68878048/434/ One of the objectives on the VCAP-DCD exam is to be able to demonstrate and build Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERD) and define the upstream and downstream components. What

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Long time no see!

Ok so it’s been a while since I’ve last put anything on my blog and some people will wonder why I’ve been off the RADAR so to speak. Well lets cover off a few things which I’ve been up to

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vPepsi versus vCoca-Cola

  Well it appears I have to brace myself for what the architects dread the most – the conversation with the customer as to what’s better VMware vSphere 5.5 versus Server 2012R2 HyperV. Before you all start jumping on my

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