I'm in Barcelona this week. It's been ten years since I've been here so it's hard for me to tell what has changed, but everything seems new. It still has a wonderful feel, and wonderful food. Yesterday I presented my session with David Klee to a packed room. I loved the energy of the session, and VMworld as a whole. I hope I get a chance to come back again.

 

Anyway, here's a bunch of stuff I found on the Intertubz in the past week that you might find interesting, enjoy!

 

You've been hacked. What are you liable for?

A nice reminder for those that aren't concerned about being hacked. You may have some liability you were not expecting.

 

SQL Server 2016 Express Edition in Windows containers

This may seem like a minor blip on the radar for some, but for those of us in the Microsoft Fanbois circles this is a huge step forward to what we believe will be total assimilation of all things data.

 

Amazon Partners With VMware to Extend Its Computing Cloud

Of course, SQL Server Express in a container pales in comparison to the big news of the week, and that is VMware partnering with Amazon to go head on with Microsoft for the enterprise hybrid cloud market.

 

How an IT Pro Kicked Hackers Off Surveillance Cameras

Score one for the good guys, I guess. Maybe we can get Rich a job working for the companies that continue to deploy unsecured IoT devices.

 

S.A.R.A. Seeks To Give Artificial Intelligence People Skills

Something tells me that maybe letting college students decide what is appropriate behavior for AI isn't the best idea.

 

Work Counts

Ever wonder how many people are just like you? Well, wonder no more!

 

Because I'll be away on Election day, I already filled out my absentee ballot and wanted to show you who I voted for:

 

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