I've worked in the storage arena for close to 20 years now, directly for EMC Corporation for a number of them, and indirectly for them (as a consultant) for the remainder.
Does storage management require host access? Of course it does!
Or: “Why process automation isn’t always a good thing.” I’m *GOOD* at scripting and automation. This is not to say I’m the best there is, I think I worked with him about 10 years ago in California… I learned most of what I know about BASH from him. There are some WONDERFUL uses for shell …
I’ve told people that if you “…can’t point to the system that is hosting your application, it’s technically in the cloud.” A simple two-node VMWare cluster, technology that’s been around for years, is suddenly a “Private Cloud”
I started this blog in September, 2006. I was working as a storage administrator for “Loan To Learn” a small student loan company in Sterling, Virginia. It was an amazing challenge. We built an enterprise environment from the ground up in amazing time. Overcoming odds, battling beasts, etc. It was great fun. It’s a pity …
Um…yes? Kind of an obvious question in the grand scheme… In fact I’m really surprised it’s not done more often. In the grand scheme of things. Why wouldn’t a small business use something that’s FREE and gives them the ability to maximize their (usually minimal) hardware investment? I have a customer, one of those little …
I’m not going to go into the details of what I was doing on the day it happened. I’ve been there, and it doesn’t do anyone any good to wallow in their misery. It amazes me that we choose to re-traumatize ourselves every year on the anniversary…complete with graphic visuals and droning, repetitive descriptions of …
Next time you want to slam unions remember this: “A rising tide lifts all boats.” Even if your job is NOT union, remember that the business has to stay competitive with the union jobs in order to hire people. So a business has to offer a decent salary just to get people to sign on. …
Dear Congress – I’m a small business owner. All of the tax cuts in the WORLD aren’t going to change the fact that until demand comes up I’m not in a position to hire someone, no matter how much I want to. If I hired someone today they would be sitting on their ass waiting …