Thefluffyadmin on May 28th, 2008

For your enjoyment, here is a, slightly edited, email I just sent to the department head and various other decision makers. It goes over some of the options we need to consider to solve the current issues with our internet access. Names and places have been changed to protect the guilty 😉 And please exuse […]

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Pictures @ eWeek So in my current job I get to play with some cool toys, like the IBM xSeries 336 model 8837, and the EXP 400 Disk cabinet. I must say its the first time I have had some real hands-on experience with server hardware, and then to get to work with stuff thats […]

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Thefluffyadmin on July 5th, 2005

I started my new job on monday. Its looking very cool, but I will relate that in a later post. Anyway, to get there, I travel by train to Schiphol, our international Airport, and grab the bus to Hoofdorp, which is only 2 minutes away. In fact where I work is more or less at […]

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Thefluffyadmin on April 29th, 2005

Currently, I am on one of those really standard tasks in a migration process: Software Intake. My role in this is writing application installation instructions for the helpdesk (or for packaging), whereafter these instructions are tested and then approved by the key-user. Now generally, I considder this rather boring an tedious work, however, you get […]

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Thefluffyadmin on April 25th, 2005

So it turns out, we are gonna move all the servers to 1 location. Expect a new rack diagram soonish 😉 I hate politics. Moving it all to 1 place is both a blessing and a curse. Naturally, its logistically easier for us. But it also means we are facing potential power and airco issues […]

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