Where have I been?

sam.aaron/ December 11, 2019/ Daily/ 0 comments

Wow! It truly has been a while since I last posted. Gee whiz! Well, to sum things up, I’ve been busy. I’m not excusing my absence other than, life has been running me ragged. But I am here.  Since my last post, I have celebrated my 20th wedding anniversary, been re-elected into the vExpert program, participated in Hands On Labs at

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Building the lab 5: Storage I

sam.aaron/ March 25, 2018/ Daily, Home Lab, HowTo, Projects/ 0 comments

This part of my homelab rebuild will touch on something interesting… storage options. Knowing that my lab is going to be a couple levels of nesting, I wanted to look at the different options that are out there. For years, I have had and use a Synology DS 1512+ storage array. This thing has been running like gangbusters. It serves

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vExpert 2018

sam.aaron/ March 17, 2018/ Daily, VMware/ 0 comments

“And the nominees are….” The results are in, and the vExpert Community has spoken. Micronauts has been added to the vExpert Community! Woohoo! I would like to thank VMware, my mom, my children…. hehehehe…. Now that I am a member of this prestigious community, I will try and make more of an effort to keep up-to-date with my homelab journey

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PSA: vSphere 5.5 End Of General Support

sam.aaron/ February 1, 2018/ Daily, VMware/ 0 comments

Please take a note of this PSA. I got a note in my email this week to help spread the word and remind people that the end will be here quicker than you realize. Don’t forget to plan ahead and upgrade to the latest version. From my experience, I have not come across an environment that an upgrade is as

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