Monthly Archives: August 2012

Why I wouldn’t bother with Enhanced VPC

This article explains why I think using Cisco’s Enhanced VPC may not be the best design when using dual-attached servers for two prime reasons: It does not add any additional redundancy to the design It does add complexity to the … Continue reading

Posted in Cisco, Data Center, Data Centre, Enhanced VPC, eVPC, Fabric Extender, FEX, Nexus, Nexus 2000, Nexus 5000, opinion, VPC | 5 Comments

V2P – Converting GNS3 Workbench to a physical hard drive

Many thanks to Drew at for writing this article explaining how to convert the GNS3 VM to a physical hard drive. It should work for any Ubuntu install as well. Also check out for a second opinion.

Posted in GNS3 WorkBench, Linux, Ubuntu, V2P, Virtual Machine, VMware, VMware Player

How to show hidden files in Macintosh Finder

I’m going through the Mac learning experience for the second time, and am still stunned by some things that you expect but just aren’t there. I’ve just spent 20 mins trying to find the option in Finder to turn on/off … Continue reading

Posted in Mac OS X, Macintosh, Memory Jog, opinion | Tagged , ,