re:Invent 2016 Recap

Amazon’s Web Services held their fifth re:Invent conference in 2016. Though I’ve been working with AWS since 2009, this was my first time at this conference. It has grown tremendously over the years and now spans two venues on the Las Vegas the strip. While there was no official report of attendance, rumors have it […]

VMWare 6.5 Lab Upgrade

I decided to upgrade my home lab. My home lab is based on Virten excellent write up on using Intel NUC’s 5th generation series in a Lab scenario. I have 2 of the NUC5i5MYHE configured with 1 – 64GB M.2 SSD, 1 – 16GB PCI SSD, 2 – 8GB DDR3L RAM modules using the single 1GB NIC which I have […]

Dirty code? If it works, leave it says Thoughtworks CTO

Dirty code is a fact of life, and working out which software really needs changing and leaving the rest will help many IT organizations gain at least some of the benefits of going Agile, ThoughtWorks’ CTO told the Continuous Lifecycle conference today. Keynote speeches at software conferences often paint grand visions for development nirvana, which […]

DigitalRoadies.com native IPv6 support

We are pleased to announce that DigitialRoadies.com currently supports IPv6 natively.  Most ISP’s (Comcast and AT&T) support IPv6 natively or dual stack, your modem and router may vary. To find out if your internet connection is IPv6 ready head on over to http://ipv6test.google.com/ or http://ipv6-test.com/ to find out.