While I’ve long debated the real value of professional certifications in the IT industry, it would be ignorant to refute the hard data that demonstrates the perceived value of certification, and the resulting remuneration benefits.
I’m off to Anchorage, Alaska tomorrow to teach a VMware VI3 class, and am actually quite giddy about it. Alaska remains one of the few place in the US that I haven’t yet visited and still want to.
Ubuntu instead of, and in addition to, Mac OS X on a MacBook ProWhen I first bought my MacBook Pro, I bought it with the intention of dual-booting into Ubuntu to run VMware Server so that I could run VMware ESX inside of a virtual Machine. Shortly thereafter, VMware Fusion was released, rendering my original intent academic.
Beginning next week KnowThreat will be offering VMware VI3 Training, on behalf of VMware, Inc. To celebrate the announcement, I thought I’d post this quick walkthrough detailing my process for building an installing a full VMware Virtual Infrastructure environment using ESX 3 and VC 2 within virtual machines in VMware Fusion Beta on Mac OS X 10.4.10…. Further, with VMware Fusion’s new “Unity” feature, I can run the VI Client alongside all of my other OS X applications as if it were natively built for the Mac!