September 14, 2006 archive

Are backup tapes headed for the graveyard?

I read an article today in Byte&Switch ( Link ) called “Can’t quite kick the tape habit” ( Read-it-here ).  This article seems to imply that actual tape backups may be going by the wayside in favor of Disk storage unites and VTL (Virtual-Tape-Library) systems. I think the author is on crack, and that while the disk …

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Windows Vista

Update – (9/18/06) I decided that I’ve been a bit unfair, and have been running this on my Dell Latitude D610 laptop.  It’s not bad, if I close my eyes and let my mind wander it’s almost mac-like, which is a plus.  So I’m getting more and more comfortable with it. Then I install Antivirus …

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