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One Year

Today marks the completion of a full year at Red Hat.  It has been an incredible year!  I find myself positively challenged daily, working with some of the smartest people I have ever met — both my colleagues within Red Hat, and the customers I get to work with.  I get the privilege of being able to work with Open Source technologies, and bring them to a great variety of enterprises.  And I have even found my niche within Red Hat’s Identity Management space (imagine that!).

I do miss my team and other friends at UConn.  UConn gave me great opportunity, both to gain strong technical skills, and to experience leadership, both formally as management, and informally as a mentor and vocal innovator.  I place great value in those first 13 years of my professional career, and I look forward to achieving similar gains in my next 13 years!

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Cameo on Gordon Haff’s Cloudy Chat Podcast

(Warning: Shameless Plug)

I recently had the opportunity to join Gordon Haff ( Red Hat’s Cloud Evangelist ) and Ellen Newlands ( Red Hat’s Security and Identity Product Management) for a discussion about Identity Management and Cryptography.  Check out what we had to say (audio or text) on Gordon’s Cloudy Chat Podcast .

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An ode to 130-064-785

9 digits, what do they mean to me? They are a milestone, for now I am an RHCE!

OK, so I’m no poet – but thankfully that is not a requirement at Red Hat! This week I took RH300, and today I passed both EX200 (RHCSA) and EX300 (RHCE). And so now, waiting for my flight out of DC, I celebrate:
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Migrating Workloads to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization – a Customer Perspective

Presentation by Qualcomm on their experience migrating from Xen/RHEL5 to KVM/RHEV6.

Straightforward advice — plan, plan, plan, then do.

Qualcomm reduced hardware deployment significantly and simplified management with the RHEV tool suite — significant operational savings.

Qualcomm made extensive use of the virt-v2v tool, but had to modify it (yay Open Source!) to make it cluster (RHCS) aware.  Modifications are shipping with RHEV 6.3.

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