Welcome, one and all!
My name is Rob Nelson, and I am starting a new blog focusing on infrastructure, virtualization, automation, and security, and the intersection of these four realms. I have been working in IT for over 15 years, starting out building white box computers after high school and currently working at a managed security services provider as a sysadmin and network, security, and infrastructure engineer. The last five years have had a strong focus on building out a VMware-based virtualization platform, automating it, and providing services to our customers securely.
I’ll be passing on lessons learned, many from the school of hard knocks, in the hopes that they help you with your job and avoid some of the pain I encountered in the learning process. I hope you’ll find the posts entertaining as well! Let me know what you think in each article’s comments, or you can find me on twitter.