Category Archive: Changing Technology

May 27

In case you’re wondering…

Point of reference – A few months ago I wrote a post that I never ended up publishing that started with the line: “My gods I need to work with technology that wasn’t conceived of in the 1990s.” With that in mind, in case you’re wondering where I’ve been this past month or so… I’ve …

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Apr 23

Good Cloud, Bad Cloud, a Titanic story…

This weeks abject failure of Amazon.com’s EC2 hosting environment has caused quite the stir.  There are those who say that this proves that this incident “Proves Cloud Failure Recovery is a Myth” and others who say that we should just give it a chance. Facts are facts.  Amazon screwed the pooch big-time last week.  Their …

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Aug 23

The evolution of technology…

It’s funny, but I always get this funny look when I talk about technology being alive, evolving, and maybe even slightly sentient. This is a non-storage post, but I never claimed to write only about storage, just mostly. 🙂 We dumped cable TV today.  And it got me to thinking on how certain technologies just …

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Jun 18

On Change…

I’m a bit of a stick in the mud when it comes to change. I dislike it. A *LOT* So what did I do…gave up my years-long love-affair with Blackberry and bought a new Android-based phone. I’ve sort of had it spelled out to me recently that I resist change even when it makes sense.  …

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