After being plagued with downtime issues with arkf.net, I’ve moved the blog off of my home cable connection onto a dedicated hosting provider. Originally, I was hosting the website on an Ubuntu 10.04 based virtual machine in my home VMware lab. The problem with this setup is, well, it’s a lab. Accordingly, I break it [...]
Merry Christmas everyone, see you in the new year! And now for some Techie Xmas humor: And as a side note, arkf.net is now 1 year old!
G’day All. Apologies for the lack of poting recently. I started a new job recently and have been very busy getting up to speed there. I’m still working in a Systems Engineering/Architecting role, however I have moved away from an AD/Exchange/Citrix focus and into a storage and virtualization focus; right up my alley! I’m working [...]
Well, it certainly has! I have been insanely busy at work and home with the baby and I keep starting articles and leaving them half finished. Unfortunately my Cisco studies have been stagnating while I get some other industry/vendor certs complete. My employer is keen on me getting my Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer for Virtualization (CCEE) [...]
So Olga and I have been in the process of moving to our new apartment which made studying for my Cisco CCNA somewhat problematic. Instead I decided to focus on the Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) certification, consisting of just one exam (1Y0-A05). I sat the exam yesterday and passed with 90% (yay!). This certification should [...]
Well, my plan to get Microsoft before 2010 paid off. I completed all of the exams required to get the Microsoft Certified IT Processional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator certification, with the final one being on the 31st of December 2009. Back in mid November I set a personal goal to get the certification completed by years [...]