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I’m passionate about researching new tech/crypto projects as well as travel and would like to share with you some of my views and findings. Please have a look through a variety of articles covering networking, crypto, infrastructure design, travel and much more…

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EOSIO, The Basics

EOSIO, The Basics

About eosio Since EOSDawn3 and 4, I've been a massive fan of the eosio software from block.one. For those not familiar with eosio, it's open-source blockchain software which underpins networks...

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Rethinking Enterprise Apps

Rethinking Enterprise Apps

Enterprise IT departments often run 100s, if not 1000s of applications. The scope of products deployed is vast and complex. Enterprise software is accumulated over many years and is typically a combination of in-house developed, third party or...

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Restarting Prism – Version 4.1.x and Later

One of the most popular posts on my blog is "Nutanix: Restarting Prism", the Nutanix user interface which I wrote way back 2015. Three years is a long time in technology, especially in the hyper-converged world so I thought it was time for a quick...

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Disabling the Password

Disabling the Password

Over the past month, I've been holidaying with my family in Germany and Denmark. My wife, Britta, comes from a small farming community in the north of Germany near Hamburg and every couple of years we drop in to visit her family and friends. I've...

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Blockchain and Crypto

Blockchain and Crypto

I'm a big fan of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Even though I'd heard about Bitcoin in the early days, I didn't appreciate or understand the implications of the technology and what it will mean for business in the next two decades. In...

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Use Case Driven Design

I think it's fair to say the majority of people working in networking have had some experience with Cisco, after all, Cisco is still the industry leader in a $50B dollar market. When I first switched to networking, I...

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Thanks to the Packet Pushers!

A few years back I came across the Packet Pushers Podcast, which introduced me to a new medium for learning. Since then I've listened to every episode ever recorded! Prior to Packet Pushers I'd heard of Software Defined Networking,...

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FortiManager Incompatibility

FortiManager Incompatibility

I’ve been recommending and installing Fortinet Firewalls since 2003. I first saw the product when working in the higher education sector, back then it was my first look at a UTM. I was excited by the features and capabilities,...

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Nutanix: Restarting Prism

Nutanix: Restarting Prism

UPDATE: The new version of "Nutanix: Restarting Prism" can be found here.   _________________________ While running NOS 4.0.2.2 on a cluster of 3061s, there's a bug that causes the Nutanix Web Interface, Prism, to become...

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