From the Desk of Blurt: Get the funk out….

I can’t describe it any better then a funk to write over the last few months. I have had several conversations and the desire to write something just hasn’t been there. But i enjoy writing so why have I not been doing so? I have at least four partial drafts […]

Desk of Blurt

ViPR SRM Explore Reports and Topology Maps

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert **Disclaimer: I am an EMC employee, this post was not sponsored or in any way required by my employer, it is my experience getting to know this particular product.** Up until now I went through a basic ViPR SRM installation, getting a basic single VM environment setup. […]


Yummy! – PowerCLI Cookbook Review by Phillip Sellers (@pbsellers)

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert The PowerCLI Cookbook by Phillip Sellers is an excellent resource for any skill level, whether you are a beginner or looking for a great reference to have with you. PowerCLI Cookbook by Phillip Sellers First and foremost, this book far exceeds what I expect out of a […]


New free software from EMC to build your own SDS solution 1

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert **Disclaimer: I am an EMC employee, this post was not sponsored or in any way required by my employer, it is my experience getting to know this particular product.** There were two software related announcements at EMC World this week which I found very exciting. Building on […]


Hands on with Microsoft Visual Studio Code @code

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert As a Windows user I have been looking for a good markdown tool to write in, however most of the tools freely available have been mediocre at best. Enter Visual Studio Code, a (currently) free download from Microsoft that supports Windows, OSX, and Linux (OSX/open source gear […]