Upgrade EMC/Dell VxRail Best Practices (4.7.100 to 4.7.301)

Upgrade EMC/Dell VxRail Best Practices (4.7.100 to 4.7.301)

Time for another VXRail upgrade post!  This time we are upgrading from VxRail 4.7.100-11859441 to 4.7.301-26249014.  This will bring the underlying vSphere environment up to ... Read More

What happens if the Wink Platform goes out of business?

What happens if the Wink Platform goes out of business?

The Verge recently reported that the company that owns the Wink Smart Home platform is running out of money.   The company i.am+ owned by Will.i.am ... Read More

Creating a Website in Amazon Lightsail for ~4 Bucks

Creating a Website in Amazon Lightsail for ~4 Bucks

I have written before about my migration from Blogger to an Amazon EC2 instance and it was recieved very well by readers.  The EC2 instance ... Read More

VMware User Environment Manager (aka Dynamic Environment Manager)

VMware User Environment Manager (aka Dynamic Environment Manager)

The end of year is coming up and I’m cleaning out all of my Evernote archives and getting all of my posts up and out ... Read More

The Wyze Smart Lock

The Wyze Smart Lock

Today, Wyze released the Wyze Smart Lock for early access.  It’s a limited run and available on both their site and the Wyze app for ... Read More

Upgrading VMware Site Recovery Manager 6.1 to 8.1

Upgrading VMware Site Recovery Manager 6.1 to 8.1

Recently at a client, we preformed an upgrade of VMware’s Site Recovery Manager (SRM) version 6.1 to SRM 8.1.  The process was pretty uneventful and ... Read More

New Wyze firmware due in January – Highlights

New Wyze firmware due in January – Highlights

In an email sent to all current Wyze owners, the company explained that a partnership with XNOR.AI was coming to an end. The Artificial Intelligence ... Read More

Happy Thanksgiving from vCloudInfo.com and Bear Stone!

Happy Thanksgiving from vCloudInfo.com and Bear Stone!

Just a quick note to wish everyone and their families a great Thanksgiving holiday this year!  Hopefully, you are eating well, watching some football and ... Read More

How to fix your Pi-Hole integration with Home Assistant

How to fix your Pi-Hole integration with Home Assistant

My Pi Hole has been broken for a while now.  Not the actual Pi Hole service but the integration with Home Assistant.  For a few ... Read More

What is IAAPA?

What is IAAPA?

I live in Central Florida.  Theme Park capital of the WORLD!  Orlando is also a huge conference destination and I’ve been able to attend many ... Read More