Future Tech I want to try out

Date June 4, 2009

In the near future, I may be allowed to have a little more quality time with my infrastructure, so when that happens, I want to be able to hit the ground running. To that end, I wanted to enumerate some of the technologies I want to be trying, since I know lots of you really […]

Finally, I have a Safari subscription!

Date April 30, 2009

After months and months (and months) of asking, FINALLY, my work got me a bookshelf subscription to O'Reilly's Safari Online. If you're unacquainted with this site, click the previous link. It's an online library of IT books from pretty much every major publisher. With my bookshelf subscription, I can "check out" 10 books a month […]

APC Data Center University

Date April 22, 2009

If you're hankering for some free learning and you have any interest at all in data centers, check out the free Data Center University by APC. I registered, but haven't "attended" my first class yet. I'll check it out when I get a little more time, but I just thought some of you might like […]

Systems Administration: Synonymous with Autodidactism?

Date March 4, 2009

Autodidactism is a word that you (or at least I) don't hear often. Ironically, do I hear people talk about it a lot, however. To put it simply, an autodidact learns on their own, rather than take coursework or study under a professor. I feel that the simple definition leaves something to be desired. Learning […]

New resource for IT Administrators is being built

Date February 18, 2009

I just got some exciting news yesterday. My editor, Michael Francis, just let me know about a project that he has apparently been spending a lot of time on. The Sysadmin Network is a new social networking site designed specifically for systems administrators and the like to discuss not just technical subjects, but to really […]