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Author Topic: Better late than never  (Read 282 times)

dee.jay

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Better late than never
« on: September 04, 2019, 09:20:11 AM »

So, I've realised I never actually posted an intro in here, so why not.

I'm an Infrastructure Engineer by trade, covering Networking mainly (Have predominantly been network engineering for 11+ years, am a CCIE). But as the Technical Lead for the team I am responsible for day to day running of all platforms so ESX, Networking, Servers, Storage etc. I was previously a Systems Administrator looking after Windows Servers (I'm also an MCSE in *cough* Windows 2003). Been formally in IT for 15 years, but my dad worked in IT and so I was lucky to get my hands on a BBC Micro at a very early age, and a 386 PC in about 1992, so my history is mostly based on early DOS/Windows 3.0 all the way to present day. Though in the last 10 years I've moved away from the server world - don't get me wrong, I am still handy at Active Directory, but there's swathes of things I probably don't know now. I do however enjoy learning and using Linux, have done so for a long time.

When I'm not working, I'm usually tinkering with something, from ESX lab to routing things, and finding interesting ways to connect things together and make things work. Outside of that I enjoy a lot of gaming, and cinema.
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Re: Better late than never
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2019, 03:28:05 PM »

b*cat waves a paw in friendly greeting and smiles (enigmatically), which implies "Thank you for your introduction." :)
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Re: Better late than never
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2019, 05:15:34 PM »

Hi and welcome, if somewhat belatedly.  :) Are we to infer anything from your username?
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dee.jay

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Re: Better late than never
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2019, 08:00:44 PM »

Thank you :)

No, it's my initials :)
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