Big news today from workload monitoring and management vendor VMTurbo – The name has gone and the brand is now called “turbonomic”.
The name change emphasises several facets of the company’s product- not least that it’s not limited to Virtual Machines, or VMware. At a community briefing by Eric Wright last week the compatibilities with Microsoft Hyper-V, XenServer, RHEL, plus container and cloud platforms were highlighted just for starters.
What’s in a name? Continue reading
I don’t spend quite as much time reading books as I’d like to, in fact I think my new years resolution this year might be to read more IT books. In this world of blog posts, white papers, online articles, webinars, and video it’s easy to overlook the more traditional material (even in eBook form)- but it’s still probably my best option for taking some time out and focusing in depth on a subject. Looking back at last year, here’s some of the new (to me) books I read in 2015.
In case you missed it, here are some of the highlights of this blog from the last year.
PowerShell and PowerCLI
Windows in General
Have a great 2016!
Open Live Writer, an Open Source fork of the Windows Live Writer application, is now available. To check it works with this blog, here’s a test post.
I’m doing a quick survey of computing workers to discover how they would describe their role. I’m using the excellent Straw survey site, and results will be publically available for anyone interested*. Continue reading