Nov 212018

We bought a Dell/EMC Unity 350F SAN at work. It’s fast. It does what it says on the tin but we got very close to filling it up and this caused problems for VMware.

When we hit 90% full on the SAN, VMware refused to allow storage vmotion migrations and creation of new VMs. Even when we cleared some space, it still refused to allow us to migrate virtual servers. Continue reading »

Jan 212016

If you get cold called by these guys asking if you would like to sell your business; do not do anything until you have googled their name and read the damning evidence against them.

They have to be one of the worst leech companies ever and you would be crazy to even entertain them in your house let alone over the phone.

Aug 202015

Each year in the 2nd week of August pretty much everyone in the UK Fireworks Industry travels down to Plymouth to watch this competition. It is held over two nights (Tuesday & Wednesday) with three fireworks displays each evening. If you want to visit I advise you to get there early. With 100,000 people watching each night, the city soon becomes gridlocked. The six teams are drawn from a selection of Fireworks companies from all over the UK.

The competition for 2015 was between these six companies (in firing order).

  • Tuesday 18th August
    • Phoenix Fireworks
    • Spyrotechnics
    • Essex Pyrotechnics
  • Wednesday 19th August
    • Fantastic Fireworks
    • Gala Fireworks
    • 1st Galaxy Fireworks

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