Small update

Just a little update, since I’ve not been around for a while now. A lot of changes in my life. As you know Petra and I where getting a divorce, and that was final in june. Then the waiting game started, because Petra needed a place of her own. Well, […]

Iron Maiden – Assen

Yesterday ( August 16th): the day had come, a day I had been looking forward to for months: the Iron Maiden concert. The first concert ever on the well-known TT Circuit in Assen. I would like to take the opportunity to thank my ex-wife Petra for the ticket, fantastic birthday […]


No, I am not overloaded, though I’m not far from it sometimes, but my trusted mailserver is almost there. All day long there’s been a close to inifine flow of spam, bounces and other junk storming into my mailbox. As some of you may know, I’ve got a powerful IBM […]

vmware ESXi

Vmware released it’s answer to Microsoft’s Hyper-V product today: a free to download and using 32MB diskspace of footprint Hypervisor. This can only mean that the virtualisation market is gearing up for one heck of a competition run, maybe even a full-out war. Frankly, Vmware has the lead right now, […]

Hyper-V: why you do not want it

Microsoft has released a ‘final’ version of Hyper-V, it’s virtualisation product, it seems however, only a shadow of what Xen and VmWare can offer customers when it comes to Enterprise level virtualisation. This article will explain Hyper-V, and why it’s a very poor choice for virtualisation indeed. About Hyper-V Hyper-V […]

new goodie, inbound

I ordered something from the Iron Maiden official store today, the tour shirt for the Somewhere back in time tour, that is currently running. They are coming to Assen, The Netherlands in August, and I have a ticket. (with special thanks to my ex-wife, who gave it to me for […]

And suddenly….

A letter from our lawyer, who handles our joint request for divorce, arrived The judge has declared to agree with what Petra and I decided, and has confirmed that with a signature I immediately send the lawyer a confirmation (that we agree with the verdict/decree, which is a sort of […]