Now I help prevent them at SAIC, working on https://space-track.org. Our mission is to share space situation awareness (SSA) data with the public, which includes everyone, hobbyists, academia, other nations, satellite owner operators, etc. Keeping everyone informed where objects are… Continue Reading
I recently helped our company deploy an interesting technological solution for a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. A denial-of-service (DoS) attack happens when an attacker floods a network with information. A distributed denial-of service attack happens when a sophisticated attacker with… Continue Reading
I took the Juniper Networks Certified Associate – Junos (JNCIA-Junos) on 02 Jun 2016 and passed! Here’s my thoughts on the test and how I prepared for it.
At TransUnion Interactive, we are a Juniper shop. We have various network switches like QFabric, and a large variety of network devices, routers, firewalls, etc. As a Senior Infrastructure Engineer, I work on and are responsible for design, deployment, and… Continue Reading
At TransUnion Interactive, we offer each associate a desktop virtual machine. We use VMware Horizon View for this. I am the primary system administrator responsible for our Horizon infrastructure. Another team deals with the details of desktop support. I recently… Continue Reading
At work, we just went over 3000 VMs. This is with a relatively small team, thanks to some innovative automation of provisioning and management.
I took the VCP550 exam for VCP5-DCV on 26 Feb 2015 and passed! Here’s my thoughts on the test and how I prepared for it.
After a few years of working at Cal Poly, SLO and SJSU, I retired from the CSU on Halloween 2014 (Boo!). I was retired 2 days, and I started the following Monday 03 Nov 2014 as a Senior Infrastructure Engineer… Continue Reading
Our organization at SJSU is implementing IT service management based upon ITIL. To support this, I recently took a ITIL Foundation class from Global Knowledge on site at SJSU from March 26-28, 2014…
I recently attended Cisco DCUCI v5.0 – Data Center Unified Computing Implementation at Global Knowledge in Santa Clara. This is one of the Cisco classes for using their Unified Computing System, which are basically a blade chassis system for servers.… Continue Reading