VMware ESXi 6.5 Setup for Virtualized FreeNAS 9 Installation

Just a quick post today.  Last week I wrote in detail about the NAS that I setup at the start of the year.  It’s been a really fun project – in particular getting FreeNAS running smoothe and stable in a virtual machine using hardware pass-through. As promised last week I’ve created some detailed videos that … More VMware ESXi 6.5 Setup for Virtualized FreeNAS 9 Installation

Virtualised 2017 Home NAS Build – FreeNAS 9 and ESXi 6.5

I like to build a NAS every so often and this year is no different. It comes with a twist though – not only does the NAS have to be almost silently and beautiful enough to fit on my desk, I also plan to virtualise it in ESXi. … More Virtualised 2017 Home NAS Build – FreeNAS 9 and ESXi 6.5

Great Moments in Software Engineering – Few and Far Between

Every now and then as a software engineer you do something that leaves you feeling awesome.  It’s rare though.  I’d say there are maybe a couple of days a year I leave a client’s site thinking “That’s was something cool today”.  Of those couple of days a year days even fewer ever manage to make you go … More Great Moments in Software Engineering – Few and Far Between