So I did it. I made a new post on reddit, as opposed to just commenting. I was pretty surprised with the result, that in no time at all there were quite a few people discussing the post, by people that I have no idea who they are! Reddit: Windows embedded thin clients - yes or no? Here’s a quick tip: When I first joined I signed up to whatever subreddits looked interesting.

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The world is peppered with people having issues with slow performance to storage arrays, that is traced down to packet drops on switches. What’s going on, and how can you protect yourself against it? Usually, it is due to the wrong switch being used for the role, a configuration issue that reduces available buffers, or a network design that makes the situation more likely to occur (e.g. high oversubscription rates such as 10Gb hosts pointing to a 1Gb storage array, or vice versa).

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Product description: This is the worldwide bestselling autobiography of iconic entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, featuring his take on his latest business ventures, personal achievements and intrepid adventures. In Losing my Virginity, you’ll discover how Sir Richard is committed to building a better world through responsible, holistic business practices and ventures such as the Virgin Health Bank, which is contributing to regenerative medicine, Virgin Fuels, which has pledged £200 million to renewable energy projects, and his company’s charitable arm, Virgin Unite.

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There are a few different ways in which you can connect data stored on an iSCSI storage array to VMware, to give access to the guest virtual machines that run on the hypervisor. VMDK In guest iSCSI RDM Zerto is a replication solution that integrates with VMware, shadowing the writes that VMware sees made by guest VMs and based on your configuration, replicating these to a remote target - with an RPO typically within seconds (depending on bandwidth etc).

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2014 year in review

Professionally, 2014 was a year in which technology became more complex with the number of solutions available to meet similar business requirements, principally due to the number of startup companies continuously innovating. This required a change in approach which saw me attend VMworld in Barcelona, and seek out IT supply companies that were engineering as opposed sales led. Both were successful endeavours, especially through being able to speak to subject matter experts of all the various solutions available.

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Product Description: The newest JACK RYAN thriller from Tom Clancy, following on from Command Authority, sees the return of the best loved series character from the world’s favourite international thriller writer. North Korean ICBM crashes into the Sea of Japan. A veteran CIA officer is murdered in Ho Chi Minh City, and a package of forged documents goes missing. The pieces are there, but assembling the puzzle will cost Jack Ryan, Jr.

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Travel: From the airport - if you arrive at the airport when the VMworld shuttles are in operation (check the www.vmworld.com website) if you head towards the exit there will be someone standing there (usually with a VMworld placard) who will tell you directions to a chain of people who will point you to the free shuttle to bring you to the conference centre. If you are flying on a connecting flight to get to Barcelona and have a choice between London Heathrow, Paris CDG or Amsterdam Schiphol - the latter is the best choice - less busy, friendly staff & modern clean airport.

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Ian Noble

Design, Build & Evolve tech. Ex developer becoming a developer again. #vexpert

Scotland, UK