VMworld Goodies from Letsv4Real!

VMworld 2017 has come and gone! While I haven’t been to attend VMworld yet, I was able to keep up with VMware’s announcements via Twitter and blogs. Thankfully the event is heavily covered, and I was able to follow along just as if I was there! Here’s one of the sessions (VMworld 2017 SER1143BU A Deep Dive into vSphere 6.5 Core Storage Features and Functionality) that caught my eye, since it had to do with Core Storage Features!

 

This was a very informative session with regards to core storage functionality, and thankfully VMware posted these sessions for those who couldn’t make it.  Continue reading “VMworld Goodies from Letsv4Real!”

The Start of a new Journey: Becoming a vSAN Specialist

Yesterday, I was pleasantly surprised to read that VMware has announced their first certification for vSAN, which comes in the form of a VMware Specialist Badge. The VMware Specialist Badge will be given to those who know how to successfully design, deploy, and administer vSAN environments. Since I have a great interest in vSAN, I have decided to make it a personal goal of mine to obtain this new VMware Certification, which will align perfectly with my passion for DataProtection and vSAN. Since I have already obtained my VCP, I will only need to lab, study, then take the test! Now, the fun part; plan, execute, and obtain! Continue reading “The Start of a new Journey: Becoming a vSAN Specialist”

Introducing TheVirtualBoi Blog!

Hello Everyone, my name is Stephen Owens, and this is my new website titled thevirtualboi! I have been wanting to get into blogging for a while now, so this is my first step into blogging and becoming a regularly involved member within the #VMware and Technology community. I hope to regularly write about all things #VMware, #VSAN, and #DataProtection. I have a passion for DataProtection, business continuity, and ensuring others know the importance of having good backups.  This is going to be a continuing ongoing project, with the hopes that I can learn from others and grow my own skills within. Here’s to a exciting new adventure!