Tag: Tech101

Tech101 – Google Cloud Platform

If you are comfortable with consuming services from AWS and Azure, then learning about the Google Cloud Platform is easy. This post is the 40,000ft view of the Google Cloud Platform. I was impressed that the GCP UI also presents the equivalent REST and gcloud command line code for each

Tech101 – Microsoft Azure

If you are comfortable with consuming services from AWS, then learning about Microsoft Azure will be easy. This post is the 40,000ft view of Microsoft Azure. My employer uses Office 365 (I registered my O365 account for Azure), and it was cool to see the corporate ADFS objects within Azure

Tech101 – Amazon Web Services

As part of my NPX preparation (AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional is one of the recommended qualifications) and my RapidMatter GitHub project (will run from AWS), I have been delving into the world of Amazon Web Services.  One statement: “Wow!”  I can see why they are the world leader

Tech101 – Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform

This post provides a Tech101 breakdown of the Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform.  If you have heard the buzz-words “Nutanix”, “Web-Scale” and “Hyper-Convergence” and want to learn more about it, this post is for you. The Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform (VCP) is a Hyper-Converged Infrastructure solution.  Termed the “iPhone” of infrastructure,

Tech101 – VMware NSX

This post provides a Tech101 breakdown of VMware NSX.  If you have heard the buzz-word “NSX” or “Network Virtualisation” and want to learn more about it, this post is for you.

Tech101 – Cisco ACI

I recently completed the Cisco ACI Field Engineering course.  This post describes the major building blocks of the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and how it all fits together.

Tech101 – Home Internet Troubleshooting

This post covers a 7 step process for troubleshooting your home Internet connection from a Desktop (Windows 7 or OS X).  I wrote this for someone who was having ISP problems a few years ago.  The failure scenario of each step has a canned “Technical Statement” that you can communicate

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