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The Move To Jekyll
The Move To Jekyll
· ☕ 8 min read · ✍️ Brett Johnson
Experiences moving from WordPress to Jekyll

Interop ITX 2017: Day 2
· ☕ 3 min read · ✍️ Brett Johnson
Over the past few years, Eric Wright has been organising running events called #vfit for conference attendees. The runs are 5 KM in length and suitable for all fitness levels, from sprinters to walkers. Interop ITX 2017 was the first event to put #vfit on the agenda, and it was big. I';m not going to count the number of people in the picture below, but I estimate attendance to be roughly 1 million.

Interop ITX 2017: Day 1
· ☕ 3 min read · ✍️ Brett Johnson
The Interop ITX fun started last night with Eric Wright taking me out for a wonderful mothers day dinner. We got good and nerdy covering topics from automation to vendor competition. Actual Day 1 The first day of Interop ITX started with a light run from the MGM to the “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign. Testing out the running route for Tuesday and Wednesday vFit runs. On the way to the registration desk, I stumbled upen Chris Wahl heading in the same direction.

Dell EMC World 2017: All wrapped up
· ☕ 4 min read · ✍️ Brett Johnson
With all the T-shirts and swag handed out, Dell EMC World gets boxed up for another year. Over the four day event we heard announcements for XtremeIO, IoT, Hello Alice, DTUG and others. Many things, this post won';t be touching on :). I attended the event with vBrownBag to produce Tech Talks and even film some podcasts. The recordings are found on the vBrownBag YouTube Channel. vBrownBag For the event, the vBrownBag crew consisted of Alastair Cooke, Jeremy Powers and Myself.

vBrownBag Schedule Sydney and Melbourne VMUG UserCons
· ☕ 2 min read · ✍️ Brett Johnson
It’s UserCon time down under. Which means, vBrownBag are presenting tech talks. Following the UserCon theme, we a number of presentations of personal development. As well as technical coverage. Talk schedules are below Sydney Time <th class="column-2"> Topic </th> <th class="column-3"> Presenter </th> 10:50 - 11:05 <td class="column-2"> Considerations for running Tier 1 databases on VSAN </td> <td class="column-3"> Murray Oldfield<br /> @murray_oldfield </td> 11:10 - 11:25 <td class="column-2"> Becoming a Subject Matter Expert </td> <td class="column-3"> Grant Orchard<br /> @grantorchard </td> 12:50 - 13:20 <td class="column-2"> Q&A VMWare Technical Interview </td> <td class="column-3"> Tai Ratcliff<br /> @TaiRatcliff<br /> Scott Norris<br /> @auScottNorris </td> 13:40 - 13:55 <td class="column-2"> Title: Multi Cloud Management and governance with vRealize Automation </td> <td class="column-3"> Scott Norris<br /> @auScottNorris </td> 14:00 - 14:15 <td class="column-2"> The Importance of Mentorship </td> <td class="column-3"> Rebecca Fitzhugh<br /> @RebeccaFitzhugh </td> Melbourne Time <th class="column-2"> Topic </th> <th class="column-3"> Presenter </th> 10:50 - 11:25 <td class="column-2"> NVMe for Beginners </td> <td class="column-3"> Derek Hennessy<br /> @derekhennessy<br /> Craig Waters<br /> @cswaters1 </td> 11:30 - 11:45 <td class="column-2"> Becoming a Subject Matter Expert </td> <td class="column-3"> Grant Orchard<br /> @grantorchard </td> 12:50 - 13:20 <td class="column-2"> Q&A VMWare Technical Interview </td> <td class="column-3"> Tai Ratcliff<br /> @TaiRatcliff<br /> Scott Norris<br /> @auScottNorris </td> 13:40 - 13:55 <td class="column-2"> Title: Multi Cloud Management and governance with vRealize Automation </td> <td class="column-3"> Scott Norris<br /> @auScottNorris </td> 14:00 - 14:15 <td class="column-2"> The Importance of Mentorship </td> <td class="column-3"> Rebecca Fitzhugh<br /> @RebeccaFitzhugh </td>