Tag: Rant

Google is shutting down the Works with Nest API.

Google is shutting down the Works with Nest API.

Announced at Google IO, GoogleNest (as it’s now called) will be shutting down the Works With Nest program in favor of the Works with Google ... Read More

Please stop saying Alexa in your YouTube Videos

Please stop saying Alexa in your YouTube Videos

I love watching Home Automation videos on the internet.  The biggest issue I run into is when a YouTube chooses to say Alexa during the ... Read More

Where is the Idle timeout setting in Horizon?

Where is the Idle timeout setting in Horizon?

I’ve done quite a few VMware Horizon installations and almost every time, no matter what version I am installing, I end the engagement wondering; How ... Read More

rant: Office 365 Spam “Protection”.

rant: Office 365 Spam “Protection”.

17960 legitimate messages and only 70 flagged for SPAM?  I don’t think so Microsoft.  You can’t, with a straight face, call that mail protection.  You ... Read More

King for a Day – What would you change?

So over the past few weeks, I've had some really good discussions around patch management.  The reasons why some people don't patch, the reasoning behind ... Read More

RANT: Does Microsoft offer adequate SPAM protection for their Cloud Mail service?

RANT: Does Microsoft offer adequate SPAM protection for their Cloud Mail service?

That fact that these types of emails and attachments are getting past Microsoft’s Forefront SPAM server is pretty inexcusable.   It truly baffles me how the ... Read More

AppSpeed 1.5 left behind if you upgrade to vSphere 5.

AppSpeed 1.5 left behind if you upgrade to vSphere 5.

I dig AppSpeed!  I know I might be in the minority here in the sense that most people don’t even know what the product is ... Read More

Virtual Machine Discrimination; Shame on you Google!

Virtual Machine Discrimination; Shame on you Google!

It still burns me up when I see programs discriminating against Virtual Machines.  Today’s offender, which I feel obligated to ‘out’, is Google Music.  After ... Read More

rant: The Path of Least Resistance

rant: The Path of Least Resistance

My first post of 2011 is related to something that is frankly, far from Twenty-Eleven cutting edge. It was a pretty UNIQUE error I ran ... Read More

Citrix Provisioning/XenDesktop Bingo!

Citrix Provisioning/XenDesktop Bingo!

Where is the synergy?  A Citrix VDI solution consisting of XenDesktop VMs being provisioned by Citrix Provisioning Services.  Citrix has provided me with a Provisioning ... Read More