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The Home Lab – Introduction

As a virtualization-centric blog, I have to do my required postings about my home lab equipment.  If you are studying for any of your certifications in either VMware or Microsoft, or do much technical support at all, you will eventually … Continue reading

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Careless people on eBay …

Recently I bought a used Iomega IX4-200D from eBay at a very good price.  There is always a bit of risk buying used electronics, but this had a seven day return policy, so I gave it a thorough once-over.  It … Continue reading

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Hittin’ the (virtual) road to VMworld 2010!

Here I am, at the 11th hour scrambling to pack to go to VMworld 2010 in San Francisco tomorrow! It has been an extremely busy week but I am so pumped at the opportunity to go! I have to thank … Continue reading

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Building an installable ESXi USB drive

On a recent project, I had to install ESXi onto an HP DL380 G6.  This chassis is decidedly non-optical drive friendly, as previous chassis would allow you to just snap a DVD drive into it.  The G6 now requires you … Continue reading

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