The Virtualist fuels WhatMatrix crowd-sourced consultancy

Long time expected is becoming reality today: WhatMatrix® launched for production after tens and hundreds hours of hard work spent by volunteering experts of virtualization – and 4 of them also The Virtualists – Roman, Jan, Dusan and Gica. And this is materializing into a new ‘crowd-sourced consultancy’ service www.whatmatrix.com. … Continue reading

The Virtualist at NetApp Insight 2015

The Virtualist at NetApp Insight 2015 This year we had a chance with Jan Hosek and Michal Klimes to visit NetApp Insight in Berlin as well as VMware VMworld in Barcelona. In this article, we will compare these two events from several different views. Although both companies are not direct … Continue reading

Interviewing for VMware vSphere Support Engineer job role. Part 5: Generic questions to probe business attitude

In this part of our ‘Interviewing’ series we’ll look at the non-technical part of the dialogue between the potential employee and employer. As Aram did for the technical part I will also look from the interviewer side. The purpose is to probe candidate’s business attitude. Needless to say that job interview is a … Continue reading

Interviewing for VMware vSphere Support Engineer job role. Part 4: Third Level engineer

Hello Readers, with some delay, this is a Part 4 of  ‘Interviewing for VMware vSphere Support Engineer job role’ series of posts. In previous part I covered questions for a Second Level Support engineer, in this part I will talk about the Third level. Third Level (Level 3) vSphere support engineer. First lets talk about … Continue reading

WhatMatrix Virtualization Comparison – Hypervisors (Update – Open Beta 26.8.2015)

WhatMatrix Virtualization Comparison – Hypervisors (Update – Open Beta 26.8.2015) The Story started during the last VMworld 2014 in one of Barcelona Pubs where I met the WhatMatrix core team we spoke about our common virtualization hobby and doing web-projects. We started to work together and now I’m pleased to show you what … Continue reading

Interviewing for VMware vSphere Support Engineer job role. Part 3: Second Level engineer

This is a Part 3 of  ‘Interviewing for VMware vSphere Support Engineer job role’ series of posts. In my previous post I covered some of the questions which I ask when interviewing for a Junior Engineer position. In this part, I will cover questions and scenarios intended for a more advanced, Second Level … Continue reading

Interviewing for VMware vSphere Support Engineer job role. Part 2: Junior engineer

This is a Part 2 of  ‘Interviewing for VMware vSphere Support Engineer job role’ series of posts. In my previous post I covered some of the questions which I ask in the first part of the interviews I lead. Those questions are asked to evaluate if candidate has general IT knowledge, and if he … Continue reading