The good people over at Cloudflare are at it again. Starting today, Cloudflare is offering free SSL support on all plans. As soon as the certificate is generated for joshuamarvel.com, I’ll be flipping the switch over to full HTTPS support for this site. Pop over to Cloudflare’s blog for the full write up. For… Continue reading Cloudflare now offers free SSL support
Tech buzzword alert 2014, Hyperconvergence has hit the mainstream and is coming to a datacenter near you… If you’ve spent anytime this year in the compute space or have talked to vendors about purchasing equipment then there is no doubt that you’ve been exposed to the concept of hyperconvergence. Besides having the most corporate-appealing marketing name of… Continue reading Convergence Factors – Why I’m not sold on Hyperconvergence, yet.
I work for a somewhat unique company in that the average tenure is over 18 years. This has been and continues to be incredibly valuable to my company; training costs, HR costs, and customer relationships are all better off. It also poses a huge looming issue that is facing many companies, the retirement of the… Continue reading IT, the aging workforce, and future generations.
I deployed a new vCSA in my environment (moving from Windows-based to the appliance) and needed to change the hostname post-migration. Changing the hostname required a reboot, but afterwards I couldn’t authenticate to the web GUI due to a certificate error. In the admin portal, I pressed the “Toggle Certificate Setting” button and rebooted the vCSA… Continue reading vCenter Server Appliance hangs after toggling certificate setting