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How on Earth do I WFH?

So I figured it’d be best since we’re all apparently shut-ins for the immediate future to give my friends some words of wisdom.

The march of Time

Recently shopping for new hardware… partly my new game PC but also an updated Plex server for home. Can I just say that considering that Moore’s Law is long since dead, I continue to marvel at and be amazed by the fact that my 5 year old i7-based laptop is now handily matched (and in some ways beaten by) a brand new i3 in a NUC that burns about 1/6

WTF is Co-Living?

Today on a friend’s Facebook feed I saw an article on “Co-Living” or “PodSharing”. My immediate reaction was “WTF?” https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/05/success/podshare-co-living/index.html This… is just unreal. I mean, I get it; property prices in the Bay Area are completely insane and finding a place to live when you’re young, or an immigrant (or both) can be incredibly stressful and difficult to accomplish. But WTH is this? I was most immediately reminded of

VMotion Issues

Well, I hit an interesting issue with VMotion in VMware vCenter. Funnily enough it seems eerily similar to a problem reported on Twitter last week by @joefarri. Maybe this will provide some insight into some of the odd problems that can occur. Basically, I had a swath of VM’s that wouldn’t VMotion across my cluster. They seemed to be set up OK, and even seemed to have no removable devices