vToolbelt – February 2020

Welcome to (hopefully) the tail end of winter! A few brief glimpses of sun has me hopeful that the dreary days are behind us! There is a lot of VMware Virtualization news to cover this month.  Some important changes are noted in the Highlights section Highlights for the Month vSphere…

Where did the 1500 byte MTU come from anyway

I manage to stumble across a large number of bits of curiosity while researching technology topics.   Some of these make me scratch my head wondering how I never heard of it before.  I thought i would write some of them down.  Welcome to TechBITs! These days, we just plug in…

vToolbelt – January 2020

I hope everyone had a Happy New Year!  2020 is off to a rapid start.  I continue to write 2019 as the date (per usual). Product Support Highlight A number of core vSphere products are nearing the end of General Support (particularly vSphere 6.0 & vCenter Server 6.0 in March). …

Learn Docker and Kubernetes – Cleveland VMUG – January 2020

Interested in learning about Docker and Kubernetes?  Do you like getting your hands dirty and fingers on they keyboard while you learn about new technology?  Plan to attend the Learn Docker and Kubernetes on a Boat event by the Cleveland VMUG and LeanDog. This 6 hour hands-on event on January…

Toledo VMUG Meeting – January 2020

The first 2020 meeting of the Toledo VMUG has been scheduled for January 29th!  It will be held at the Better Business Bureau of Northwest Ohio & Southeast Michigan (7668 Kings Pointe Road Toledo, OH 43617) This meeting will focus on security and the requirements and challenges that faces companies…

vToolbelt – November 2019

Hello everyone!  I can’t believe it is the end of November already.  Thanksgiving is nearly upon us so I’ll keep the virtualization news light.  A few key things this month: A number of core vSphere products are nearing the end of General Support (particularly vSphere 6.0 & vCenter Server 6.0). …

Central Ohio VMUG – December 2019

The last SLED VMUG of 2019 will be held on the morning of December 3rd at Tree of Life (5000 Arlington Centre Blvd Columbus, OH 43220) Agenda: 8:30 AM – Networking and Morning Refreshments – Sponsored by Artic Wolf Networks 9:00 AM – Welcome & Introductions – VMUG Leaders & Steve Gruetter,…

Home Lab Update – Adding a NAS

It has been a while since I have written about my home lab.   While the initial purpose was to help me learn, I have been using it more and more to allow me to assist customers.  It has been really useful when talking on the phone or researching topics for…

vToolbelt – October 2019

Hello everyone!   It may not feel like fall yet; but it is October already!  A few key things in the VMware Virtualization space this month: A number of core vSphere products are nearing the end of General Support (particularly vSphere 6.0 & vCenter Server 6.0).  You can find out the…

vToolbelt – August 2019

I’ve been on Summer Hiatus; but summer break is one of those good things that must eventually come to an end.    I hope that everyone has found some time to get away and re-charge your batteries during the busy summer season. Upcoming Events Central Ohio VMUG – 8/6/19 COVMUG is…