Sean Duffy

All round IT geek living in the greater London area. Working as an IT Infrastructure engineer specialising in virtualisation, hosting and support. Sean enjoys all forms of IT, and writes about the bits that intrigue and entertain him on his Shogan.Tech blog. When he’s not learning about the latest Server hardware, platform or software, you'll probably find him developing iPhone apps in objectiveC, gaming online, or on a dirt bike riding enduro-X.

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12 April 2011
12 April 2011

VMware Lab setup – A virtualized lab for testing HA and DRS

VMWare VSphere is a virtualisation technology that is best learned by setting up, on a single PC, a VSphere cluster as a virtualisation lab. Once you have it, it will then be a useful tool in many ways. This doesn't need to be an expensive exercise, but can be daunting if you don't have a simple guide to talk you through the process. Here, Sean provides that simple guide … Read more
14 May 2010
14 May 2010

Virtual Machine Storage Provisioning and Best Practises

If you're using virtualization technology, then at some point you'll have run out of (or will run out of) virtual disk space, leading to the provisioning of extra storage; are you confident that you know how to do that? Sean Duffy makes sure you're doing it right, sharing his recommendations and tips in this step-by-step guide. Follow this advice, and you'll be a virtualization veteran in no time.… Read more
06 April 2010
06 April 2010

The Great PST Migration

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Having recently been on the front lines of a massive PST import operation, Sean Duffy offers advice and points out pitfalls. More than anything, he wishes he had a simple tool with which to banish PST hell, and finishes with some hard-won guidelines.… Read more
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