Entries from December 2011

More of my SysAdmin articles online from Simple Talk

Date December 29, 2011

I did some work with Red Gate a while back, and some of that content is now being released online. Hopefully you'll find it useful and informative. What we have is: Networking: The Crib Sheet When I wrote these pieces, I intended them to be tied together, and I didn't expect everyone to have the […]

Back from LISA...a week later

Date December 21, 2011

I'd love to have written this entry last week, but I just didn't have time. Two weeks ago, I got the chance to head to Boston, MA and attend LISA'11, the 25th LISA Conference...or was that the 25th Anniversary? I always get those confused... Anyway, I had a really great time, got to sit in […]

News: Mozilla adds Extended Support Releases for Firefox

Date December 7, 2011

I'm still at LISA'11 and I'm in the Mozilla BoF session. They just announed an extended support release schedule for Firefox! This was done directly to counteract the bad publicity that they garnered when they moved to the rapid release schedule. This is really exciting, and Mozilla should be commended for committing to support the […]

More coverage of my coverage of the CPU Act

Date December 6, 2011

Brian Heaton of Government Technology Magazine reached out to me for an interview regarding the CPU Act currently making its way through the Senate. He quotes me throughout his article which went live today.

When it rains, it pours...then it landslides

Date December 5, 2011

If you follow me on twitter, you might have seen an interesting occurrence on Friday... I was whining. My server is hosted at prgmr.com, and it's honestly a pretty decent VPS. I've got 2 vCPUs, 1GB of memory, and it keeps up with my normal amount of traffic, which is to say somewhere in the […]

Tis the season for SysAdvent

Date December 1, 2011

Once again, Jordan Sissel has pulled out all the stops and is organizing another year of the SysAdvent Calender! If you aren't familiar, SysAdvent is modeled after the Perl Advent Calendar, which features one useful blog entry contributed by community members from the beginning of December to Christmas. Just like last year, the community of […]