Net Neutrality & Washington (BAW9)

Net Neutrality & Washington (BAW9)

A lot of things have been written about Net Neutrality and the FCC Net Neutrality repeal that was passed back in December 2017.  This week there was a new twist in this saga but I’ll come to that later… first lets take a look at what Net Neutrality actually is: Firstly, Net Neutrality affects us all, whenever we are utilising […]

Weekly Snapshot Report PowerCli (BAW8)

Weekly Snapshot Report PowerCli (BAW8)

I know that a lot of people have provided snapshot reports in the past for vSphere, but a lot of them were not really suitable to work with on a regular basis.  Therefore I pulled together a short script that will list all snapshots for virtual machines that are powered on – as these are the ones where the snapshots […]

KFC Woes in UK & AI (BAW7)

KFC Woes in UK & AI (BAW7)

KFC, the famous chicken institution, is suffering a lot at the moment.  People hoping to feast on fried chicken in the UK have been hit by a nationwide KFC famine.  The famine has occurred throughout the UK as KFC UK switched their logistics provider from Bidvest to DHL last week.  All did not go smoothly through the transition resulting in […]

Updated Veeam Weekly Backup Report – Powershell (BAW6)

Updated Veeam Weekly Backup Report – Powershell (BAW6)

Back in 2015, I created a 3-day Backup Report for Veeam that was based on the ‘SysAdmin Modular Report’ (SAMReport) – this is the link to the original post for that report:  http://virtualworlduk.co.uk/3-day-veeam-backup-report-powercli/ That report has been useful for a couple of years but I felt that I could do better, without having to link back to the vCenter server quite so […]

Broadcom & Qualcomm – $120 billion takeover (BAW5)

Broadcom & Qualcomm – $120 billion takeover (BAW5)

As you may be aware Broadcom had previously offered $70 per share to Qualcomm share holders in an attempt to acquire Qualcomm which made the offered amount around $100 billion… the biggest acquisition in history… unfortunately Qualcomm refused the offer as it believed that Broadcom had undervalued the company. The battle goes on and apparently Broadcom are now offering around […]

Dell Secret Talks (BAW4)

Dell Secret Talks (BAW4)

Firstly, let me apologise for the delay in this post coming out.  Secondly, many people may have already seen this at the end of last week with regards to Dell having some secretive talks about their future. As you will all be aware, Michael Dell went through a phase a buying back shares to become a privately owned company, and […]

Serverless Architectures and VMware Dispatch Framework (BAW3)

Serverless Architectures and VMware Dispatch Framework (BAW3)

Now I am by no way an expert with Serverless Architectures, but I saw an announcement from VMware the other day about VMware releasing the Dispatch Framework, and I thought that I would investigate a little further. Having utilised servers as the main part of my career to date, the idea of a ‘Serverless’ environment seems a little strange.  Here […]