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Veeam in Icelandic

This is a blog post (yes it’s in Icelandic) that I wrote for the Icelandic audience and was published on the Advania website. Im reposting it here for further keeping. Sorry internet Undanfarin ár höfum við hjá Advania unnið náið með afritunarfyrirtækinu Veeam í þróun og innleiðingu afritunarkerfa sem verja og þjónusta sýndarvélarumhverfi sem við hýsum fyrir […]

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Veeam ON 2015

I always forgot to talk about my talk that I did on Veeam ON in Las Vegas this year. I was invited by Veeam to travel to Las Vegas and present my presentation on their great conference VeeamON. The conference was one of my highlights of my work travels of the year, as it was […]

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It’s time again to host a VMUG meeting! We, the VMUGIS leaders are finalising drafting the agenda for the next VMUG in Iceland and the Agenda is looking promising. One of the most interesting speakers will be @lhjartarson, #1 vExpert and our FIRST VCDX in Iceland, he is going to host one of the community […]

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VMware ESXi 6.0 CBT bug

There has been a big bad bug lurking around the VMware 6 release – the CBT bug. (CBT: 191: No memory available!) This bug affects everyone that uses CBT for example every backup software using CBT. So when Veeam announced there support for vSphere 6 last month it was pretty much useless because of the […]

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Last week I finished my technical certification for PernixData partners. This is a series of online study material and tests to certificate my knowledge on Pernidata FVP.

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Home routing

Few years ago I was working for a small ISP in Iceland and had the opportunity to play and deploy a lot of Mikrotik routers, both there hardware and the x86 platform. There router platform is built on linux, is realy powerfull and extendable.  And formost, it’s cheap. For a home use, with xDSL og FFTH […]

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VMUG Iceland

Im one of the first VMUG leaders in Iceland and I have been following the VMUG community for the last few years, and always wondered if there would be an interest in such meetups in Iceland. After talking with my friends, Preben from Veeam last year and Marteinn I was convinced the only way to find out […]

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The year 2015

So, im back. I was blogging a lot back in the days when blogging was not for everyone to do, before – so the best way to manage a blog was to write your own CMS for your blog. – Im not going to do that, I think my time is better spent doing […]

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Olafur Helgi Haraldsson (Oli)
Virtualization Engineer (vExpert/VCP5/VCAP5-DCA/VMCE) @advania_is
Also a VMUG leader in Iceland.