OpenStack Summit Day 1 Quick Notes

It’s quite an amazing to be here in Paris watching the OpenStack Summit unfold in front of us. With #vDM30in30 in full flight, this seemed like the perfect way to bring some of my experience from the City of Light. The backdrop of the Champs-Elysées is like a perfect stage for me as a long … Read more

The Case for Containers: Why Docker is Coming on Strong

You can’t go too far without seeing the word Docker among technology circles these days. This product/concept/company is getting some significant airtime over the course of the last few months, and there is no sign of that slowing down. So, what exactly is the big deal around Docker? It’s all about the containers. Well, mostly … Read more

#vDM30in30 – 30 Post in 30 Days and Why it’s Important

Recently, I saw a post by Greg Ferro, also known as @EtherealMind on Twitter, who blogs at with some really great information specializing on networking, but with much more than that on his site. The post was called the 30 blogs in 30 days challenge which I’ve seen in the past, and I love … Read more

Toronto VMUG Half-Day Session – Rocking the Community with PernixData

We had a big day planned for the Toronto VMUG community for the half-day session and it was above and beyond my expectations. Community was the theme in every way as we Kicking it off with Angelo Luciani Angelo Luciani led us out with a preview of some VMware content including the public beta for … Read more