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Chris is currently a Field CTO for Tintri. In his role he spends the majority of his time talking to customers and partners alike helping develop use case architectures for the Tintri platform and software. He also acts as an active interface between the field and engineering/product management. Chris is active on the VMUG and event speaking circuit and is available for many events if you want to reach out and ask. Previously to this he spent close to a decade working for VMware as a Principal Architect. Previous to his nine plus years at VMware, Chris was a System Administrator that evolved his career into a data center architect. Chris spends a lot of time mentoring co-workers and friends on the benefits of personal growth and professional development. Chris is also amongst the first VMware Certified Design Experts (VCDX#37), and author of multiple white papers. In his spare time he helps his wife Julie run her promotional products as the accountant, book keeper, and IT Support. Chris also believes in both a healthy body and healthy mind, and has become heavily involved with fitness as a Diamond Team Beachbody Coach using P90X and other Beachbody Programs. Although Technology is his day job, Chris is passionate about fitness after losing 60 pounds himself in the last few years. Now he spreads both the word of technology and fitness along with the Team Beachbody Business through his blogs.

Becoming a Beachbody Coach

Today I decided to try to spread the word about the programs that changed my outlook on health and fitness.  It started with P90X and has now moved on to P90X2.  What I can say is both of these changed my life for the good and I am excited to try to spread the word as a coach.  If anyone ... Read More »

How To Convert From vCloud Linked Clones

This is just a really quick note to let folks know that yesterday on my Virtacore vCloud Express I happened to determine that the Organization vDC I was in was running Fast Provisioning.  Not hard to tell when things are deployed very fast actually.  I inquired and because I was an early Beta tester it had been enabled, but new accounts are not.  Once ... Read More »

How To Deploy WordPress to vCloud Express

It has been far too long since I put together a blog post, however that is because I have been spending my nights testing and perfecting the migration of my own blog, as well as other sites, to a vCloud Express provider.  I have moved three times this year alone from GoDaddy to BlueHost and finally to Virtacore.  Basically on any shared ... Read More »

6th Annual Winter Warmer New England VMUG Announced

Today I was informed by Chris Harney of the New England VMUG, that the registration page went live.  I will also be there presenting on the big stage at 10:00 as well as possibly for a breakout session.  Get signed up here and get you’re hotel reservations now!  Below is the high level outline for the day, but this one ... Read More »

[INFO] vCloud Director Clone Wars Update

This is a short update to the past articles on the vCloud Director Cloning process I wrote about a month or so back.  In a recent email exchange with Massimo Re Ferre’ it came to light that there is in fact a fast copy process that is invoked in vCloud DIrector PROVIDED all conditions are met.  If these conditions are met ... Read More »

FREE Holiday Gift From Veeam

VEEAM BACKUP & REPLICATION v6 LICENSES FOR YOUR LAB Yesterday Veeam announced a great deal for those of us running home labs that want to use their backup software. You can get Free NFR Licenses for Evaluation and Demonstration Use available to VMware vExperts, VMware Certified Professionals, VMware Certified Instructors, VMUG members, Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals, and Microsoft Certified Professionals. You can ... Read More »

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