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About wmichel

Principal Consultant, vExpert Cloud, VMUG Leader, vBrownBag LATAM, NetApp United, VCP, TOGAF, ITIL, CISSP, USMC, Geek, Mariachi Singer and Dad A seasoned architect and technologist at heart that loves innovation and playing with datacenter virtualization, cloud computing, operating systems and information security.

What is Erasure Coding?!

So a couple things have happened recently that have peaked my interest in Erasure Coding. Firstly, I have started working on a new project where I am now working with a new Dell EMC hyper-converged infrastructure system know as VxRail.   VxRail … Continue reading

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I am excited and honor to say I have been selected to be part of the VMware vExpert Cloud Program, this is a specialty program within the vExpert Community.  First I want to thank VMware for creating the program and providing me the opportunity … Continue reading

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Participate In The DFW VMUG Hackathon — Come Learn And Have Fun!

As we plan for our first DFW VMUG Hackathon, we need your help and input.  We are expecting to kick off our first event this year in mid-November and in order to get things rolling, we are requesting that participants please … Continue reading

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VMware {code} and VMware Cloud Services Inspires DFW VMUG Hackathon!

  As an enterprise architect and data center infrastructure consultant, I am more of a big picture guy wanting to understand DevOps and core hacking concepts in order to deep dive into cloud services.  So I want to share my … Continue reading

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VMware Communities Roundtable (10/11) Podcast Features Richard Munro on VMware Cloud Strategy and Cory Romero discusses vExpert Cloud

I wrote this blog post to introduce some new friends (@dfwvmug, @vbrownbaglatam and @vbrownbagbrasil) to the VMware Communities Podcast, it is an oldie but goodie for sure.  So if you have never listened to it, you can check it out … Continue reading

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VMworld 2017 Hands-on Labs Available Check out VMware on AWS!

VMware just announced on Sept. 27, 2017, the availability of VMworld 2017 Hands-on Labs  (HOL).   There are 81 new HOL to be released daily, starting with the most popular rated labs coming out first.   Here is a good website with some … Continue reading

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VMware Cloud on AWS is Available Now

The VMware and AWS partnership was announced last year in October and here is my first blog about it.  During VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas in late August came the much anticipated big keynote announcement made by VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and … Continue reading

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