Beginner’s Guide: Installing WordPress On DigitalOcean (Download the How-to Guide)

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How to install WordPress on a cloud server like a Pro and cut seconds off Page Load time in the process. Before we dive-in let’s review who should use this guide: Are you tired of playing the hosting discount price game where ‘ONLY’ new or introductory purchases get a discount? Are you tired of paying for shared hosting that slows down when your neighbor’s website gets busy? Is shared hosting causing your page load speed to become a factor and you’re getting out-ranking on Google by less relevant webpages? Or maybe you’re planning to do a mobile responsive theme upgrade… [Read More]

10 Tough Incident Manager Interview Questions (Download)

ITSM

I was on my way to lunch when I got the call… When things break you need someone on the bridge call who not only understands protocol but they also have the skills and experience under their belt to drive the investigation in the right direction, and to closure. Putting the pieces back together! Incident response is extremely important, which is why incident managers are a must-have for companies that have 24/7/365 web services that host online environments where millions of users (or customers) are impacted by a single device going offline. Think for a moment about the impact to… [Read More]

8 Updates That Make vSphere 6 Better – Keith Barker

vSphere 6

Editor’s note: Keith Barker has been a CBT Nuggets Trainer since 2012. Some of his many areas of expertise include VMware, Cisco and Security. Out with the Old, In with the New VMware vSphere recently updated from version 5.5 to 6.0. Fortunately, most of the knowledge, understanding, and skills learned by using the previous version still apply to version 6.0. In this blog post I’ve written especially for VMinstall, I would like to highlight several changes that were implemented in version 6. What Makes vSphere 6 Better? 1. The vCenter server appliance, which previously had less capacity, is now on par with… [Read More]

Why DevOps Fails: How To Get Back On Track

Why DevOps Fails: How To Get Back On Track

Have you ever watched ‘Kitchen Nightmares’ with Gordon Ramsay? The show is about an English Chef who goes into mom & pop restaurants all over the US and works with the owners and staff to fix their failing operations. Usually by the end of a 60 minute episode (and with the magic of video editing) Gordon fixes all the problems. Each episode normally climaxes and ends with a big group hug and a lot of tears; then Gordon walks away into the night after making a snarky comment. You’re probably wondering how this relates with DevOps? Here’s how. If you’ve read… [Read More]

How Listening to the David Linthicum Cloud Podcast Turned into a Goldmine of Cloud & DevOps Job Opportunities

David Linthicum Cloud Computing Podcast

Wow, you’re going to love this! I recently listened to the David Linthicum Cloud Computing Podcast where David was interviewing Gene Kim; you know Gene the guy who wrote The Phoenix Project DevOps Book? Anyways, I’d never heard of David before now so after listening to the podcast I decided to check the CloudTP.com website and what I found was a goldmine of like-minded professionals who love what I love: Technology, Cloud and DevOps. Why am I telling you this? At VMinstall.com, my goal is to not only to write about Shiny New Objects (SNO) but also to share exciting news… [Read More]

25 VMware Interview Questions: Tough & Technical (Download)

VMware Interview Questions

Hello and welcome to VMinstall. In this post I’ll share a list of 25 VMware interview questions that I have crafted to screen for the best talent to manage and support VMware vSphere. Why is my list any different from the hundreds of others on the web? Well, first of all, it’s not a VCP test brain-dump… Secondly, these interview questions are carefully crafted to narrow the talent pool to the most qualified, not the most memorized. These interview questions require hands on experience to answer! VMware Technical Interview Questions The list of questions below is intentionally broken up into… [Read More]