I’ve recently finished implementing a VM backup solution for the home lab. In this post I’ll detail some experiences I had while selecting a backup software vendor.  A few months back I lost a Windows Server 2012 domain controller due to disk corruption. Whilst taking a snapshot in VMware something went wrong and the VM

Project Open Case Gaming Rig 2016

UPDATE – Since writing this original post I made a few changes to the rig which you can read about here It’s been 6 years since I built my last PC Gaming rig. It was time to build a new one so project open case gaming rig 2016 was born. My son is now 5

Star Wars Rogue One

I’m likely going to watch the Star Wars Rogue One trailers over and over again until December. I have a feeling this movie is going to be equally as good as Episode 7. It also breaks the time up between now and next years Episode 8 release in the summer. To say I’m excited about

Pictures of the home network lab

As requested here are some (larger) pictures of the home network lab. Once I find some spare time Phase 2 will begin which will include replacing the spinning disks in the x86 servers to SSD’s and moving to using vSphere essentials licencing. A licenced version of VMware ESXi will enable me to move to automated

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