Ned Bellavance

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Ned is an IT professional with almost 20 years of experience in the field. He has been a helpdesk operator, systems administrator, cloud architect, and product manager. In his newest incarnation, he is the Founder of Ned in the Cloud LLC. As a one-man-tech-juggernaut, he develops courses for Pluralsight, runs a podcast for Packet Pushers, runs a podcast for himself, and creates original content for technology vendors.

Ned has been a Microsoft MVP since 2017 and holds a bunch of industry certifications that have no bearing on anything beyond his exceptional ability to take exams and pass them.

Ned has three guiding principles:

  • Embrace discomfort
  • Fail often
  • Be nice

Links with Tag @Ned1313

  1. StorageOS Is vSAN for Kubernetes
  2. Red Hat at the Edge
  3. VMware Cloud DR Is Good Enough?
  4. Veeam Loves Mobility
  5. Commvault and Kubernetes – Tech Field Day 22
  6. Pure Storage at #TFDx #VMworld
  7. Day Two Cloud 059: Cloud Field Day Wrap-Up
  8. Veeam at Cloud Field Day 8 – Daily Check-In for July 15, 2020
  9. Cloud Field Day 8 Prep – Daily Check-In for June 17, 2020
  10. Aid Complex Troubleshooting With Distributed Tracing – Day Two Cloud Podcast Video
  11. Moving Workloads With VMware HCX – Day Two Cloud Podcast Video
  12. Day Two Cloud 047: Highlights and Analysis From Cloud Field Day 7
  13. Automating Disaster Recovery Is Risky Business – Day Two Cloud Podcast Video
  14. Build Your Network Apps on Pensando’s Cloud of SmartNICs – Day Two Cloud Video
  15. VMC on AWS Is More Cloud Like All the Time – Day Two Cloud Podcast Video
  16. Daily Check-In for May 4, 2020
  17. (32) Daily Check-In for April 30, 2020
  18. Day Two Cloud 038: Making the Case for Third-Party Cloud Storage
  19. Ned in the Cloud LLC – Six Month Check-In
  20. NetApp and the Cloud Conundrum
  21. Stole the Show at Cloud Field Day 6
  22. Cloud Field Day – First Impressions on Hammerspace
  23. Cloud Field Day 6 Prep – Hammerspace and
  24. Cloud Field Day 6 Prep – Lucidlink and ExtraHop
  25. Cloud Field Day 6 Prep – NetApp and Dell Technologies
  26. Cloud Field Day 6 Prep – Morpheus Data and HashiCorp
  27. Going Cloud Native With Pure Storage Purity
  28. Rubrik’s Build Is All About Education
  29. Sysdig – Monitoring via eBPF
  30. Cloud Field Day – VMware
  31. Cloud Field Day – Sysdig
  32. Cloud Field Day – Kemp
  33. Cloud Field Day – Datrium
  34. Cloud Field Day – Cohesity
  35. Cloud Field Day – NGINX
  36. Cloud Storage – AWS, Azure, and Beyond
  37. Multi-Cloud, DevOps, and Storage
  38. Episode 54: Get up, eat omelet, throw chair
  39. My Life as a Tech Impostor
  40. Veritas 360 – CloudPoint
  41. Innovate or Die? Three Ways to Cloud Enablement