Episode Followup – From Technically Challenged to Happy (and Paid) Dev! with Caitlyn Greffly

Caitlyn Greffly presents “From Technically Challenged to Happy (and Paid) Dev!” Caitlyn Greffly went from a non-technical background to become a software engineer. In this talk we discuss her path: what made her pick coding, why she attended a bootcamp (as opposed to learning on her own or traditional schooling), and what things surprised her.[…]

Episode Followup – Accelerate Your Journey to Cloud with Azure VMware Solution with Shannon Kuehn

Shannon Kuehn presents “Accelerate Your Journey to Cloud with Azure VMware Solution” Shannon Kuehn is a Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft. In this talk Shannon talks about cloud migrations, Azure VMware Solution, and the who-what-when-where-why of using AVS in your cloud migration strategy! Resources: AVS Overview – https://azure.microsoft.com/services/azure-vmware/ AVS Documentation – https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-vmware/ Azure VMware Solution[…]

Episode Followup – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Terraform (But Were Afraid To Ask) by Ned Bellavance

Ned Bellavance (@Ned1313) sits down with us for an discussion about Terraform, the latest from Hashiconf, tips and tricks for using Terraform for automating your infrastructure, and more. Ned is a Hashicorp Ambassador, a Microsoft MVP, and a Pluralsight author. He currently hosts and cohosts podasts such as Day Two Cloud, Buffer Overflow, and The[…]

Episode Followup – Cisco Intersight Service for HashiCorp Terraform with Vinnie Ramirez

Vinnie Ramirez presents “Cisco Intersight Service for HashiCorp Terraform” Vinnie Ramirez is a Solutions Architect at Hashicorp. In this talk, Vinnie walks us through the Terraform OSS and Enterprise product and how they are different. Then he goes into the architecture of the Cisco Intersight Service and how it can integrate with Terraform to streamline[…]

vBrownBag TechTalks at VMworld 2021

TLDR: Signup here. Once again we look towards VMworld and want to have the best community and educational content in the vBrownBag TechTalks. vBrownBag TechTalks are brief presentations (12 or 27-minute slots) by community members that help other community members. Most presentations are technical, the audience is definitely technical. We will arrange with you to[…]

Episode Followup – VMware Skyline – What Is It, Why Do I Need It and How Do I Get Started? presented by Nick Fritsch

Nick Fritcsh (https://twitter.com/nfritsch) shares an update on VMware Skyline. Nick shares product features, use cases, and even dives into a demo of the product. Best of all, it’s free for VMware customers with active support! Resources: https://skyline.vmware.com/get-started https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/55928 https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/71071?lang=en_US&queryTerm=71071

Episode Followup – Fun with AWS Step Functions Sean Doyle

Sean Doyle (@cloudosmotic) presents “Fun with AWS Step Functions”.Sean Doyle is a Principal Cloud Architect with over 20 years in the IT industry ranging from Systems Engineering to Automation and DevOps. Sean also held the titles of AWS Partner Ambassador and AWS Partner AI/ML Blackbelt. In this episode, Sean provides an overview of the AWS[…]

Episode Followup – All I need to know about cybersecurity and digital citizenship I learned in middle school with Sean Tibor

Sean discusses lessons he’s learned from his middle school students and how parallels can be drawn to the IT Security world. Resources: https://www.teachingpython.fm/ https://barbaraoakley.com/ https://thenextweb.com/news/weather-apps-are-secretly-selling-your-location-data-to-the-highest-bidder https://www.amazon.com/Soul-New-Machine-Tracy-Kidder-ebook/dp/B005HG4W9W https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0083DJXCM/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/html/rfc1925

Episode Followup – Virtual SQL Server – Actual Performance presented by David Klee

Microsoft SQL can perform really well on virtualized infrastructure if tuned properly. It can also perform really poorly if you don’t know what to tune or what to watch out for. David Klee (https://twitter.com/kleegeek) shares best practices and his favorite tips and tricks to troubleshoot and tune MS SQL on VMware vSphere and other hypervisors.[…]