Sam Akroyd

Thoughts on Tech

Who are the next big hitters in the world of tech?

One of the great things of being in the world of tech is not just appreciating the next product or feature coming into the products that your business is releasing. Don’t get me wrong – thats awesome cause you can see customers adopting and consuming those new features, but at heart, I’m still the kid who loves the latest thing. When I was younger it was Scalextric, but now as I get ever so close to my 40s I can appreciate a piece of new tech in a variety of industies. Read on if you’re a little geeky like me!

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Getting Started with SaltStack Config – Part 3: Configure nginx

In the first and second parts of this series, we got to grips with SaltStack Config, understanding the terminology, how to get the minions talking to the master, and even installing NGINX on a ubuntu server without event logging on to it. But now we need to make it a bit more interesting, and ensure we are deploying OUR web app to the server and keeping it consistent. Here we go….

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VMworld 2021 Highlights

So VMworld 2021 has come and gone, but with it came a whole host of awesome announcements, new products and new features galore. Given the huge number of sessions, and that we don’t have all day and night to tune in, I thought I’d put up a blog post with a few highlights that I hope will be of use as a one-stop-shop!

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