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About wmichel

Cloud Architect, NetApp A-Team, vExpert, VMUG Leader, AWS-SAA, TOGAF, ITIL, CISSP, USMC, Mariachi, Gaucho-Texano & Dad A seasoned architect and technologist at heart that loves innovation and playing with cloud computing, data center virtualization, operating systems, and information security.

2017 SRE & DevOps Influencers

Originally posted on Rob Hirschfeld:
Seems fitting to start 2018 by finally posting this list I started in May while working on my DevOpsDays “SRE vs DevOps” presentation, I pulled an SRE and DevOps reading list from some of my…

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TODAY !!! Please come join us for the first DFW VMUG HACKATHON 12/16/2017!

Please come join us for our first ever DFW VMUG Hackathon! What: DFW VMUG Hackathon December 2017 Date: December 16, 2017 Time: 4 pm to 8 pm Where: Universtiy of Texas at Dallas PLEASE REGISTER HERE! Please Find Requirements and Information HERE!

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DFW VMUG Meeting Dec 15, 2017 — Please Come Join Us!

You have spoken, and we have listened! We are excited to announce the final DFW VMUG event of the year for 2017 will be “Performance, Optimization, Retention”. Don’t miss your opportunity to attend the Dallas-Fort Worth VMUG Meeting taking place … Continue reading

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DFW VMUG Hackathon 12/16/2017!

Please come join us for our first ever DFW VMUG Hackathon! What: DFW VMUG Hackathon December 2017 Date: December 16, 2017 Time: 4 pm to 8 pm Where: Universtiy of Texas at Dallas PLEASE REGISTER HERE! Location Directions The UTDesign studio is located … Continue reading

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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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Honored and Excited to be selected for VMware vExpert Cloud Award

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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