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Give your bookshelf a +1 with Networking for VMware Administrators

As a big fan of continuous learning, I am pretty aggressive on finding great content and doing what I can to share that content with my readers and peers. Hot off the presses is one of my long-awaited books to add to my reading list and that is Networking for VMware Administrators by Chris Wahl (@ChrisWahl) and Steve Pantol (@StevePantol). …

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DiscoPosse Review: MySQL Troubleshooting

This book could easily be called “Everything you wanted to know about MySQL, but were afraid to ask”. I’ve seldom seen this much deeply documented troubleshooting and tips in one book. Kudos to O’Reilly and Sveta Smirnova on this book. It is now an invaluable member of my bookshelf and referenced often. The book is nicely divided up among topics …

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DiscoPosse Review: The Phoenix Project

This book is indescribably awesome. That could be the review itself, but I want to dive into how I discovered this book and what makes it such an amazing read. At the most recent Toronto VMUG full-day event we were lucky enough to have Nick Weaver as our keynote speaker with a great presentation titled Automation Generation. For those who …

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DiscoPosse Review: Ethics of Big Data – Kord Davis and Doug Patterson

One of the interesting topics of Big Data is what an organization will do with it. That topic is nicely handled in Ethics of Big Data by Kord Davis (@KordIndex) and Doug Patterson (@dep923). O’Reilly Press has come to us with some great content with this book. There is a very careful balance with the use, management and protection of …