Beyond the awesomeness of seeing the Rosetta touch down onto a comet today, we also saw a shift in the universe that some say would never have come. Microsoft has announced that they are doing some thing big with their popular .NET platform by taking it open source and expanding to run on Linux and
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As a part of my #vDM30in30 post series, I’ve got some lab work that we will be doing together. This is the start which will be the foundation for the next set of posts that work with Vagrant and VirtualBox. We are about to go on an adventure together! Using Vagrant is becoming a standard
While I do a lot of scripting and orchestration in my day-to-day activity, I sometimes find that those around me may not have had the same exposure. In order to bring some of my team up to speed on the high level principal of orchestration I gave a lightning talk at the office to talk
As a lover of all things PowerShell, I’m constantly doing queries and tasks against large pools of computer objects from my Active Directory network. One of the continuing challenges I run into is machines which are registered computer objects domain, but not online. It’s not a problem that they aren’t online in general, but the
Automation and orchestration is a particularly hot topic these days, and with good reason. We are reaching a sort of critical mass in the expansion of software and infrastructure development. There are buzzwords flying about with the wide acceptance as Software Defined <insert technology here> because there is a fundamental shift in how we are
I’m all about running PowerCLI to replace GUI management. Every once in a while there is a requirement to access the ESXCLI on my vSphere hosts, and this is a classic task that is a multi-click process and if you’re using the old 4.x or 5.0/5.1 web client, you may find the process very tedious.