A Short History of VMware and Product Overview

VMware has been a pioneer in the virtualization and cloud industry. Here’s a brief history of its origins as well as its major product lines.

History and Significance of Nicira

For a startup, Nicira has had a huge impact on the field of Software Defined Networking (SDN). Here’s how they started up before being acquired by VMware.

Book Review: A Man of His Word Series by Dave Duncan

Book Review of “A Man of His Word” series by Dave Duncan

Book Review: The Acts of Caine by Matthew Stover

Book Review of “Acts of Caine” by Matthew Stover

The Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb

The Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb is a gripping plot driven tale. Despite the cowardice and complete stupidity of the main character – Fitz.

Book Review: The Black Company Series by Glen Cook

Book review of “The Black Company” by Glen Cook. A 40+ year chronicle of the Black Company – a historic mercenary unit. Gritty but not gratuitously violent, it’s not hard to see why it’s heralded as the defining work it its category.

Three Reasons Why Game of Thrones is Overrated

“Game of Thrones” is full of lazy story telling punctuated by deaths for shock value. But since it’s one of the only “fantasy” series to be well done on TV, it gets away with it.

Book Review: “Rebecca” by Daphne Du Maurier

Book Review of “Rebecca” by Daphne du Maurier. More like a gothic horror with a slow tension that builds up imperceptibly.

Book Review: The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie

Book Review of “The Heroes” by Joe Abercrombie

Book Review: Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie

I’m beginning to get addicted to Joe Abercrombie’s writing. “The First Law”¬†books really impressed me with their gritty realism and their character development. But I wasn’t sure whether I wanted to read a standalone series set in the same world. I wanted to know more about Logen Ninefinger and Ferro Maljin. But I thought I’d […]