July 2012 Archives - Chris Colotti's Blog

Monthly Archives: July 2012

VMworld 2012 Session OPS-CSM1167 – Architecting for vCloud Allocation Models

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Hey everyone!  VMworld is going to be here sooner than you think so I wanted to give a brief overview of what the heck this session with myself and Frank Denneman is going to be all about. First off here is the published abstract: “In this session Frank Denneman and Chris Colotti will break down the three vCloud Director Allocation ... Read More »

How To Define vCloud Service Levels

Last week I spent the day at the New England VMUG in Maine, and I was asked to be one of the keynote presenters.  However, I was also asked to come up with a brand new shiny out of the box presentation that was not the usual vCloud Director stuff.  What I came up with was a deck from scratch ... Read More »

Bad Luck Or Just Karma Knocking?

Well this is me writing a non-technical self-reflection post, so…..deal with it.  This morning I woke up with some really unsettling feelings.  Many people who know me will know that I don’t believe in a great many things.  I am not that religious, I believe your life is what YOU make of it.  I believe hoping every 4 years a different politician is going to change the ... Read More »

DISH Network Hopper DHCP Issue

Today I had an interesting issue.  Well it started a couple of days ago where the Joey’s in the house were losing connection with their linked Dish Network Hopper devices.  I kept rebooting the Dish Network Hopper in each room, but still the problem persisted.  Then the other day I started having internet connection issues. What I noticed was my Internet Gateway ... Read More »

My Arrington SRT8 Challenger SuperCharger Review

Well the here is the final review not only of the final deal, but also the work that Arrington Engines does overall.  This was done on a 2011 Challenger and included their PCM swap.  You can see the full kit details in my initial post. First off I have to say WOW!  This thing was fun before the work was ... Read More »

Cloud Infrastructure Suite Feedback Needed

Friends, Romans, Countrymen….Lend me your Ear!  Wait, that was something completely different, BUT the premise is the same. As part of my role at VMware I will be attending an internal summit in Palo Alto later this month.  Being a “Cloud Guy” I have been asked to gather some candid, yet useful feedback on the VMware Cloud Infrastructure Suite.  The ... Read More »

Dude….Where Have You Been?!

The short answer…..vacation.  The long answer….vacation In all seriousness, I have been away on some personal time, but since getting back things have started to ramp right up where they left off.  A week or so ago I posted my VMworld Session information and since coming back there has been nothing but PowerPoint work for me.  There is a few ... Read More »

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