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Welcome to my blog!

First off, let me say thank you for visiting my blog and I hope that you will find some useful information contained within. I have the good fortune (most days I consider it good fortune, anyways) of having a relatively broad area of responsibility in my current job role - it covers a wide range of data center infrastructure components. My hope is that will lead to the production of a variety of content that will benefit people involved in various areas of data center administration.

One of the major projects that I am working on this year is to expand our secondary data center, which includes a new compute environment, storage implementation, new load balancers, new firewalls, and other networking equipment. I plan on creating some posts focused on the deployment, initial configuration and/or just cool ways we're solving business problems with technology.

I have also set some IT certification goals for myself in 2018, as follows:

Citrix Certified Associate - Networking (end of June)
NetApp Certified Data Administrator (end of October)
Undecided VMware certification (my VCP6-DCV expires next February, so I'm on the fence if I want to just renew it on 6.5 or push for one of the VCAP exams).

I am going to be creating some content during the course of my studies to share studying and training resources with other people looking to earn the same certifications.

Keep your eyes out for future posts, and thanks again for reading!

Donny

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