Don (System Administrator)
Grand Rapids, MI Category: Information Technology Employment Type: any
- Cisco Nexus switching: Nexus 3k, 9k, and some 7k in both layer 2 and 3
- Cisco UCS: Using UCS since 2009 in various capacities. Between 2013 and 2018, I ran a development lab consisting mostly of UCS hardware and VMWare.
- UNIX/Linux: Most recently I worked on systems based in Redhat/CentOS and Ubuntu appliances. I have significant experience with Solaris, HP-UX, and AIX as well though this is not recent.
- BASH, Python, Java, C#, VisualBASIC: I have worked with all these languages though mostly bash since 2002.
- EMC VNX, VNX2, Unity, VNXe, and Isilon: I have worked with this equipment since joining EMC. Since 2013, I ran a lab containing many examples of this hardware used to develop cloud solutions.
- VCE VxRail: I have implemented and maintained all models of VxRail since the inception of the product line.
- Brocade DS, VCS/VDX and ICX: I have worked with Brocade equipment since 2010. This has been primarily on the VDX line of 10Gb and 40Gb switches though I have worked with the ICX switch line and the DS SAN switch line as well.
- Arista: I was responsible for implementing Arista switching in EMC’s Data Compute Appliance.