Introduction to Desktop Virtualization

I was recently asked to prepare a brief presentation on desktop virtualization.  I’ve been through quite a few desktop virtualization projects throughout the years.   Some went off better than others.  I learned a few tidbits along the way. I thought I’d share.  Click on the image …

MCITP:EA, Completed! – Passed the Microsoft 070-680 Windows 7, Configuration exam today

I just completed my Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional: Enterprise Administrator certification (the highest level professional certification for Windows Server 2008 – sort of like MCSE was for 2003 or 2000.  Note that there is “no such thing” as MCSA or MCSE for 2008, they …

MCITP:EA – Passed the Microsoft 070-647 Windows Server 2008, Enterprise Administrator exam today

I’m working on getting the Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional: Enterprise Administrator certification (the highest level professional certification for Windows Server 2008 – sort of like MCSE was for 2003 or 2000.  Note that there is “no such thing” as MCSA or MCSE for 2008, …

Who you daddy?

I use the common Linux command who all the time, have for years.  When I’m logged in as various users on various systems, sometimes I forget who I logged in as.  I typically use ‘who am i’ to remind me. Turns out that who, at …

High Performance Computing Clusters in the Computer Science Department, Cal Poly, SLO

Cal Poly, SLO, where I work is a teaching university.  We don’t do a lot of research and historically, there hasn’t been a lot of high performance computing on campus.  A number of years ago, Information Technology Services (ITS, the central campus computing people) got …