Archive for the ‘career’ Category

Philosophical about virtualisation

Monday, May 4th, 2009

I stop and ponder things from time to time. Get philosophical about why we're all charging like lemmings after buzzwords without stopping to wonder why or if we're really going in the right direction. I've seen people end up in dead end careers because they were too near sighted. I ...

New sandbox PC

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

I bought a new PC recently to run virtual machines on.  Virtualisation is all the rage, so I've decided to play around with Xen and VMware.  It also gives me an easy way to play with numerous OSes without having to frig around with hardware. As GNS3 is to Cisco ...

SANS 2008

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

A little while ago I discovered that Verizon has annual training budget for employees to do work related courses of their choice.  Around that time I learned that SANS was holding one of their training events here in Sydney. I've always wanted to do a SANS course but the cost ...

Stepping Up

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

I started a new job at Verizon Business yesterday. My new role is a Solutions Engineer. I think this is the third major step up in my career. The first was getting my first sysadmin job at Optus, the next was the system integration job for Digicel. So far so good. ...