Entries from March 2010

Tech Field Day Preview: HP

Date March 31, 2010

This is the first of the Tech Field Day Sponsor Overviews Unless you live under a very large rock, you’re probably familiar with Hewlett-Packard. They are, and have been, one of the largest manufacturers of end user and enterprise machines for a long time. It’s sort of fitting that I’m covering them first, because the […]

Tech Field Day Preview / Overview

Date March 30, 2010

I mentioned yesterday about the Tech Field Day: Boston trip, and how I wasn’t an expert in the fields we were going to cover. Once I decided that I was going to go through with it and take part, I decided that I would need to familiarize myself with the technology that I would be […]

Small Infrastructure, meet the Enterprise

Date March 29, 2010

I mentioned back in February that I was taking part in this year’s Tech Field Day: Boston. It’s coming up next week, and I’m preparing my research on some of the stuff we’ll be seeing. I want to be up front with everyone. I probably have no business being there. If you click the above […]

Back from PostgreSQL East

Date March 29, 2010

For someone who hasn’t been immersed in PostgreSQL, the PostgreSQL conference was an interesting experience. I do have to say that I’ve never been around a group of people who have more passion for their community. These people, nearly all volunteers (and those who are not volunteers are paid by their companies, not the PostgreSQL […]

Hello from PostgreSQL East

Date March 25, 2010

Today is the first day of the PostgreSQL Conference in Philadelphia, PA. I’m here specifically to attend training on Sunday, but since we had to pay the conference fee to take the training, it would be silly not to sit in on the sessions. I’ve been learning a lot, probably because I have very limited […]

Last Chance for Discount at Sysadmin Conference

Date March 21, 2010

(Registration price goes up $75 on Monday night. Sign up now!) Justify PICC to your boss What is LOPSA PICC? http://www.picconf.org Professional IT Community Conference: Presentations, education, and fun. IT and syadmin (Linux/Unix, Windows, Networking & storage). 2 days, 1 night, conference. Low price/high value. Community-based, non-profit. May 7-8, 2010 @ Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, […]