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Unprecedented Demand or a Broken Industry?

It’s launch day for the next generation Xbox and one of the few purchases this year that I might get on release. This got me thinking, with all the new ...

Raspberry Pi 400 First Look

I'm a little late to the party on this one and by now there are plenty of reviews and videos out there in the wild about the Raspberry Pi 400. ...
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Nebulon Shadow Storage

Recently I attended Storage Field Day 20, as delegates we were lucky enough to get an early insight into cloud defined storage start-up Nebulon. In this blog I want to ...
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Project Lockdown: Pimping out the home office

This post has been a long time in the making, Project Lockdown started around April and was inspired by a lot of conversations I had been having with Michael Cade ...
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VMC on AWS: 5 reasons you should give a damn!

  A few weeks ago, I attended a virtual Field Day event, Cloud Field Day 7. We had several presentations from VMware focusing on VMware Cloud on AWS. In future ...
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Buying a house in a post-COVID-19 world

I wanted to write something a little different than normal, this isn’t anything to do with technology or my work. This is pondering the question, is buying a house in ...
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NetApp INSIGHT is going on tour!

This week we see NetApp INSIGHT hit the road and start the EMEA tour, first up is London. They have three events between now and the end of March hitting ...
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Top 5 Takeaways from #SFD19 Day 1

In trying to keep up with my average of posting once a week that I have in my goals this quarter I wanted to do some quick coverage for Storage ...
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Raspberry Pi Kubernetes Cluster Build – Part 1

UPDATE 13/08/20: Updated post to reflect the more recent addition of the Raspberry Pi 4B 8GB and SSD Storage to the list. When I wrote my goals post for this ...
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5 Goals for Q1 2020

In my last post I talked about taking on some passion projects and generally trying to do a bit more of the things I enjoy doing. To that end I ...
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2019 Review: The good, the bad and the ugly!

Happy New Year, welcome to 2020! At the start of this year I want to take a moment to look back at the last year and reflect. 2019 was full ...
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Cloud Field Day 5

The week has finally arrived, I will be attending Cloud Field Day 5 in California. This will be my first full Field Day event and I am excited and nervous ...