Mar 23

VMware vSphere ESXi 6.0 highlights


There’s been an assortment of events, videos and articles about the launch of vSphere ESXi 6.0 from VMware. Being the virtualization fan that I am I confess I’ve been taking the version out for a spin since the beta.

I thought of doing the Pros and Cons to be different, but the Con side would be rather thin. As you can imagine Vmware continues to push the limits by allowing more of pretty much everything you can think of. Continue reading

Oct 14

Bob Pellerin has a new financial article published in Bull & Bear Financial Report!

We’re pleased to annouce Bob Pellerin (CTOBOB) has published an article titled “Market Makers, their Disappearance.How to take Advantage of It” in Bull & Bear Financial Report issue Vol. 26 No. 6 dated Sept-Oct 2014. You can read the article here (Click the picture):


The article was co-written with K.C. Grainger of

Oct 01

Windows 10 unveiled


Something funny happened on the way to Windows 9. Ever since the introduction of Windows 8 and the release of 8.1, I’ve been concerned about the corporate users. More specifically, how such a large user base was going to be convinced to jump from the rock solid Windows 7 to the next version. I’m relieved and a little surprised to see how well they appear to be handling the mess they created with the tiles (metro) interface. I love the concept for touch based computing (such as tablets and hybrid laptops). The corporate users that I saw using Windows 8 lost a lot of productivity. Windows 8, without a touchscreen, added extra clicks to some basic functions and completely undid all the years of training end users to hit the start button to find things. Continue reading