Rants

Jemimus on January 31st, 2016

This year I need to refresh my VMware VCP cert, so I have started to look around for educational materials to help with this. I decided several years ago that I would never again buy any IT book in physical form, if that book ran the risk of being outdated quickly. This is especially true […]

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Warning: This is kind of a rant. Sometimes I really have to wonder if the engineers who build hardware ever even talk to people who use their products. Though I love the EMC VPLEX, I get this feeling of a ‘disconnect’ between design and use more strongly with this product than with many others. This […]

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For those of you following the Gillmore Gang podcast, you may have noticed the feed has not been updated recently. All queries directed at Steve Gilmore about this, have resulted in him simply pointing us to the live stream of the Gang, as its recorded on Leo Laporte’s site on Friday or Saterday. He gives […]

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Thefluffyadmin on April 10th, 2009

This is basicly a report of something the Phasor Burn blog linked to. Very nice blog btw, and he linked to my related rant on there, thank you for that 🙂 The original is from an alt.sysadmin.recovery post from ’99 by Mike Sphar, and it deserves reprinting: I am hired because I know what I […]

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Thefluffyadmin on July 25th, 2008

They turned off the HPSIM and general management and alerting server this morning, or at least, unplugged it, cause it was causing this huge network spike at a remote site I know for a fact that no one besides myself knows what it is exactly that machine does, as its only usefull to me and what […]

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