The IT generalist's death is greatly exaggerated

March 25, 2013
Specialization has made the 'do everything' IT admin a rarer breed, but it is still a vital one
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Didn't test? Then don't deploy

March 18, 2013
Test, test, and test some more, or take the leap from build to production at your own peril
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An old IT ninja learns new Unix tricks

March 11, 2013
Even Unix veterans might be amazed to discover what commands have been lurking under their fingertips all this time
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Why you never let a vendor design your network

March 04, 2013
Cisco's ridiculous hardware spec for West Virginia's network underscores a troubling fact: You can never trust your vendor
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IT projects should start with IT people

February 25, 2013
Getting technical hands involved in any project at the ground level is absolutely key
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The true grit of IT troubleshooting

February 19, 2013
Tackling big problems as they emerge takes nerves, luck, and a gambler's instinct. Armchair quarterbacks need not apply
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'Packets of death' reveal road to enlightenment

February 11, 2013
Kristian Kielhofner takes tech troubleshooting to a whole new level in solving the 'packets of death' issue
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Making the case for Perl

February 04, 2013
While developers and development keep changing, the reasons for using Perl stay the same
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Perl isn't going anywhere -- for better or worse

January 28, 2013
Tons of tools and projects still make use of Perl, but PHP, Python, and Ruby have stolen its programming thunder
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Not sci-fi: A world where storage devices never fail

January 22, 2013
Free your mind from the shackles of the now, and picture how storage will look in the year 2023
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