All posts by Brendan

An IT system Administrator from Australia, technology guru and Automotive enthusiast/wanna be mechanic.

Japan 17-18 Holiday - Day 12 - Stagea Meet 1

Japan 17-18 Holiday – Day 12 – Stagea Meet

The day is finally here, we’re heading to a Stagea Meet today! Unfortunately this post comes earlier than other holiday posts due to the fact I have spare time right now… On the 45 minute

R610 server rails

HomeLab: Finally I can mount servers! Later.

Recently I’ve been stressing about not being able to mount servers anytime soon, due to the crazy prices rails cost in Australia… Things weren’t looking good. However, after visiting Reddit and posting up an ad

HomeLab: Christmas break plans + new parts 2

HomeLab: Christmas break plans + new parts

Two more days of work, then my Christmas break begins. I Originally booked my annual leave with the intention of going to Japan this weekend. However,  my girlfriend advised there is no chance our daughter

6 host prod cluster

HomeLab: Hardware – PT 3 – Building the vSan cluster

Last night I directed my attention to building the vSan cluster, which would be used as a test lab/slight prod VDI setup. However, prior to closely inspecting the vSan host licence provided by VMUG Advantage,

New prod cluster

HomeLab: Hardware – PT 2 – Building prod cluster

With another weekend of stinking hot horrible weather, I decided I would build the prod cluster. Now being the proud owner of a total of 11 Dell R610’s,  I decided that my prod cluster should be