Going to Red Hat – Solutions Architect and A/NZ Storage Specialist

So, I've taken a job at Red Hat as a Solutions Architect and the Australia / New Zealand lead for Red Hat Storage. This is the third time round talking to Red Hat.  The first being back in 2000 shortly after completing my Red Hat Certified Systems Engineer (RHCE).  At the time, I was offered … Continue reading Going to Red Hat – Solutions Architect and A/NZ Storage Specialist

VMware Player Network Config

So I needed to run up a virtual machine on my Windows 7 Enterprise PC today and chose Vmware's excellent Player solution.  Just a simple RedHat Storage Appliance VM bridged to my test network, except bridging wasn't that easy. I didn't want to upgrade to Workstation, so... to Google!  Kudos to a.p. for the solution on Vmware's … Continue reading VMware Player Network Config

2012: An expansion, a new direction – a greater result

Ok, so I didn't post much in 2011 and by much I mean not at all.  I plan to make 2012 a little different.  Don't expect an essay each day or week, but I'll post more. What will I post do you ask?  Some musing about business, life, food and of course technology. NB: I'm … Continue reading 2012: An expansion, a new direction – a greater result

Email Analytics

Email; we can't work without it, but often we can't work with it either.  More and more, we are being bombarded with an ever increasing avalanche of email of varying quality. For over a decade, it's been the killer app.  Now, we're drowning in emails. Email is a sensational tool for staying in contact with … Continue reading Email Analytics

Google’s Public Data and Optimal Health

Really enjoying the seriously large amount of data available and how we are only just now beginning to mine it.  Reading Shawn Rogers post on Is Google getting into Business Intelligence? which lead me to Google's Public Data Explorer project. The immediate thing I saw was the visualisation comparing life expectancy vs fertility rate when … Continue reading Google’s Public Data and Optimal Health