IT in a nutshell: Duct tape and sealing wax

April 30, 2012
In the data center and beyond, you're only borrowing time with quick and dirty fixes, not saving it
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How to run your business on four rack units

April 23, 2012
With a little hardware and a lot of virtualization, you can keep 50 to 100 users happy -- and you don't even need much horsepower
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Mission impossible: A remote network cutover

April 16, 2012
Few feats are more rewarding to a network admin than pulling off the seemingly impossible -- which is not exactly a rare request
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Beyond virtualization: Envisioning true cloud computing

April 09, 2012
When operating systems break their hardware bonds and deepen their ties with hypervisors, virtual machines will seem almost quaint
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Keeping up with your network requires consistent care and feeding

April 02, 2012
As your infrastructure evolves, so should your network and system monitoring. Open source Observium provides a fine example
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Your privacy is a sci-fi fantasy

March 26, 2012
What if our personal information wasn't digital and the collectors weren't machines?
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The return of the fat app

March 12, 2012
Mobile devices are turning the app dev ship around, and everything old is new again
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Revealed! Secrets behind IT magic tricks

March 05, 2012
When you're good, you can troubleshoot anything -- most of the time. Here are a few riddles and their solutions
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Why corporate cloud storage doesn't add up

February 21, 2012
Full-on outsourcing of corporate storage needs is a puzzling concept, to say the least
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Why aren't we finally rid of patch cables?

February 13, 2012
Few tasks are more annoying than wrestling with data center patch cables. It's high time we drastically reduce their number
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