VMUG Advantage Homelab Group Buy/Renewals Discount for 2023!

One of my favorite features of VMUG is the community (or rather the vCommunity)! This is your opportunity to be a part of something bigger, and you will get a discount at the same time! The VMUG Advantage Homelab Group Buy Discount is now available. If you fill out the survey (linked below), you will get… Continue Reading VMUG Advantage Homelab Group Buy/Renewals Discount for 2023!

Join Team Kandy at VMworld 2021

Why hello there! It has been far too long since Team Kandy has provided an update on exciting things we’ve been working on. Kim has started a new role in the Cloud Incubation pre-sales team at VMware as a Staff Solution Architect earlier in 2021, and prior to that, we’ve just been crazy busy helping… Continue Reading Join Team Kandy at VMworld 2021

HOL Women Recruitment Initiative

Hands-on Lab (HOL) staff are considered a “volunteer army” of about 200  technical rock stars and are responsible for building, supporting and maintaining the lab content for 87 lab topics covering all VMware products. I’ve been a member of the Hands-On Lab staff for 7 years running (going back to 2012), as a Captain and… Continue Reading HOL Women Recruitment Initiative

The Girls Are All Right

I am passionate about changing the gender gap in technology.  Given my own experience working at software companies (and my female colleagues) as well as my personal experience with my young daughter’s ability solve technical problems and program robots and games, the issues causing the gender gap is not about innate ability but something else. … Continue Reading The Girls Are All Right

Trouble with Troubleshooting?

What, exactly, is “Troubleshooting”? It’s a term we, in technology, use all the time. Definitions vary a bit. Some are more helpful than others. The most useful definitions describe “Troubleshooting” as a form of problem solving. A process to be followed for identification and resolution of a technical issue. Discovering, diagnosing, and resolving these issues is key.… Continue Reading Trouble with Troubleshooting?

VMworld recommended Automation sessions

VMworld is right around the corner, but I would be amiss if I didn’t publish my recommended sessions around Automation. Be sure to register in advance because many of the sessions fill up fast! First of all, the session you absolutely should not miss, the “mother of all demos” breakout led by Purnima Padmanabhan, VP… Continue Reading VMworld recommended Automation sessions

Aligning the vRA & vRO Content Packs for Log Insight to Product and Agent Versions

Many customers have been using the vRealize Automation and Orchestrator Content Packs for Log Insight, which is awesome! For those that have been using  the content packs for a few releases, you know that the content packs have often required updates along with product upgrades. At times, we’ve had to release completely new content packs,… Continue Reading Aligning the vRA & vRO Content Packs for Log Insight to Product and Agent Versions