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Who is TheVirtualBoi?

The virtualboi is a personal blog by me, Stephen Owens.  The name virtualboi is a play from my younger days, where I was considered “pc boi”.  A pc boi is someone who does all things related to PCs, such as installing computers, replacing hard drives, installing office, Adobe reader, Flash, etc.  It was derived from a large deployment I was involved with, and my days were mainly spent traveling to numerous locations where I would proceed to crawl under desk (hitting my head of course) and navigate within a rat’s nest of cables to replace 10 year old computers filled with dust and encased with dried coffee splatter. I was joyfully referred to as the pc boi! Thankfully, I have graduated from pc boi to the virtualboi, where my job duties revolve around VMware, vSAN, and DataProtection.

I have a true passion for Data Protection, vSAN, and all things Virtual. I am also a big believer in public cloud, hybrid cloud, and big data. The intent of this blog is to share my passion for technology and help others along the way.