Monthly Archives: February 2011

XIV Training anyone?

I am starting the week in Adelaide having travelled here to teach an XIV course: SSA0AU XIV Technical Training. I really enjoy teaching, particularly when the students are coming from a non-IBM background.   It gives me the chance to better … Continue reading

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Want my XIV Visio stencils? You got em…

One of the more common themes I blog about is the demand for Visio Stencils.    In this regard I have some more good news. Firstly the VisioCafe site has an updated IBM-Disk stencil set with the following additions: IBM-SystemStorage-Disk.vss – … Continue reading

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A story of hazardous waste

After 3.5 years of reliable service, the 19″ LCD monitor on my sons computer died…  and would not power back on.   Warranty long since expired and replacement LCDs being relatively cheap, I replaced his monitor with a 22″ LCD … Continue reading

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XIV VAAI Support – whats the story?

After seeing some tweets from @SFoskett regarding XIV support for VAAI, I thought I would supply an update with the information that I have to hand. IBM added VAAI support in XIV code level 10.2.4.    However a code fix has … Continue reading

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Which tech related podcasts do you listen to?

Podcasts are AWESOME. Fullstop. Actually I just finished listening to the latest Infosmack podcast.   Their guest was Steve Duplessie and he really was AWESOME. So… maybe Steve’s overuse of the word AWESOME has overwhelmed me, but the podcast is … Continue reading

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Its time to start again

I have been blogging since May 2010 when I started a blog page on the IBM developerWorks site.    I was inspired to start blogging by a visit to Tony Pearson, who was definately an inspiration and someone who was … Continue reading

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