Public Speaking Help

I recently asked who needed help with public speaking on Twitter and was surprised by the number of people who reached out.   I wanted to give some personal tips that work for me with the[…]

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VRO to delete lots of virtual switches in NSX

I created a workflow to create 5000 virtual switches in NSX… which was cool.  But it did create 5000 virtual switches which now needed to be deleted.  So I created a new workflow to delete[…]

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Your IT shop is Ugly! Part 3

This is part 3 of a multi-part article series see other articles here: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3   Perfect requires ….  If you are still reading allow me to reward you with some[…]

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Your IT shop is Ugly! Part 2

This is part 2 of a multi-part article series see other articles here: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3   Innovation is your chaos monkey! (Bob’s your uncle) Innovation and agility are buzz words I[…]

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Your IT shop is Ugly! Part 1

This is part 1 of a multi-part article series see other articles here: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Big News everyone!  Your IT shop is ugly!  Good News everyone’s IT shop is ugly.   As[…]

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Will FaaS mean the end of servers?

A few years ago there were many articles about how containers would mean the end of servers.   From a technical standpoint Function as a Service (FaaS) and containers both run on servers.   So simple answer[…]

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vRealize Orchestrator scaling with 4K displays

I ran into this issue this week.   vRealize Orchestrator with Windows 10 on 4K displays makes the UI so small not even my seven year old could read it.   For those lucky enough to have[…]

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vRO Action to return virtual machines with a specific tag

I am a huge fan of tags in vSphere.   Meta data is the king for modular control and policy based administration.   I wrote a action for a lab I presented at VMUG sessions.   It takes[…]

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Learning vRealize Orchestrator

Recently I provided a lab to learn vRealize Orchestrator to the Austin VMUG.   It’s been too long since I attended a VMUG meeting due to moving to Dallas.   It was great to meet new peers[…]

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