Category: Geek

Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband first impressions

Last night I attended the Kacey Musgraves concert at the State Farm Arena. It’s the first live…

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File Paths in VMware ESXi

I’m dangerous with my knowledge of VMware ESXi. I know enough to keep it running but am…

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I loath bad documentation

Last week I lost 24 hours of my work life to bad Microsoft documentation. It’s not the…

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SFP+: Cables matter

For the last year I’ve been learning through failure about SFP+ 10GB networking. SFP+ requires matching the…

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Fusion, Encryption, ESX 7.x, and a headache

It was supposed to be a simple task: move a Virtual Machine created in VMware Fusion Pro…

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The Little NUC

Once upon a time there was an Intel NUC that dreamed of being more powerful. This little…

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Inside the Nintendo Wii U

My son’s Nintendo Wii U stopped powering on a few weeks ago. I no longer use mine…

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What Happens to a Federated Azure tenant when the local Active Directory Dies?

I spent a couple of days on the phone with Microsoft Azure technical support after I found…

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Adventures in 10GB Networking – Part 1

I blame Apple for my long, frustrating, and expensive path to having a 10GB home network. They…

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Happy Easter???!!

What did I do this weekend? Thank you for asking.  The #homelab is getting a substantial upgrade…

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