VMware vExpert 2015 Awarded

After much cajoling by @TroyersDog the excellent Corey Romero did a bang up job of releasing the 2015 VMware vExpert awards nice and early on Thursday 5th of February.

I am humbled, honoured and pleased to announce that I was awarded the much coveted “non-technical” VMware award for the 4th year in a row and […]

Yet another year in the life of Everything-Virtual.com

Here’s how I did in 2014

“Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 64,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Madison Square Garden, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

The busiest day of the year was […]

Top vBlog 2014 Results

Congratulations to the Top 25 Bloggers for their effort and dedication to maintaining excellent content.

With the results in I am pleased to say that I still managed to stay in the list this year (improving my standing by 9 places )

For further details on this please head over to Eric’s site […]

Voting now open for the 2014 Top VMware & Virtualization Blogs

It’s that time again, Eric Siebert from vSphere-Land.com runs a vote for the top VMware and Virtualisation blogs. As there are now over 300 blogs listed on the nominations page there are a lot of sites to choose from.

The voting is simple and should take no longer than a couple of minutes and […]

vExpert 2014 Nominations are Open


It’s that time of year so VMware have announced that they have opened the vExpert 2014 applications. You can now submit your application and invite other people. As in previous years VMware offers 3 different paths. The deadline for application is March 6th, 2013 for Q1, after that you can become a vExpert […]

Another Year in the Life of Everything-Virtual.com

A quick run down for 2013

“The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 52,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 19 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2013, there were […]

Installing the Home Lab – Configuring ESXi Syslog Settings

In a previous post I installed and configured the Synology Syslog server to allow me to stop me getting the below message on my hosts.

The reason for the message is that I run my 3 ESXi hosts using SanDisk Cruzer Fit USB keys and as such there is no persistent storage for […]