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Gartner reported server revenue and shipment numbers today, and the numbers don’t look good for Oracle server hardware. Here’s a look at revenue, first off:
Oracle has dropped from the fourth spot last year to the fifth, behind Fujitsu, this year. Gartner reported that x86 server revenue was …READ MORE
Microsoft made a stunning announcement over the weekend: That they are working to fix a bug – a bug that is present in Internet Explorer (IE) versions 6 through 11, and one that hackers are currently exploiting.
Versions 6 through 11 presently make up approximately 55% of the browser market, …READ MORE
VMware has issued a patch to fix a problem where ESXi 5.5 Update 1 randomly disconnects from NFS storage.
The VMware NFS bug popped up in April, causing VMs to appear frozen and affecting connections to datastores from multiple storage vendors. With no official fix available, VMware pros warned …READ MORE
Now I know this exam isn’t the most highly regarded exam for networking, it is basically an entrance exam to networking, but please don’t take it lightly, Networking can be an intimidating subject. Network+ is an exam that is 85 questions long, 5 scenarios (performance based), some drag and drop, an…READ MORE
What’s the term for when you’re just throwing things out there to see what works? Spitballing? I’m just spitballing here. I think Juniper Networks should start selling Junos, the operating system for its switches and routers, as a software product.
I believe in branding. If a company has a brand …READ MORE
Its finally possible! At least in Python.
KPlugs (http://www.kplugs.org/) is a Python module that allows people to access data inside of the kernel itself, usually unheard of unless you write a crafted module or other driver.
The security aspects of this is interesting, and I haven’t really …READ MORE
This is an exciting event for me and it’s right in my own back yard (Hyperbolically speaking, of course). We’ve got Agile software development practices, talented software project leaders, and we get to play games! What could be better?
Agile Games 2014 will take place from June 2nd to June 4th at …READ MORE
This is just and FYI, it is a little off my normal topics.
I had to write up something for a newsletter that tried the gpedit.MSC approach. That way had many pitfalls and several limitations. I gave them a simple regfix to do the same thing.
Stop CDs from Auto Running:
If you don’t w…READ MORE
I did something really stupid tonight. I was trying to get a little bit of work done while I was talking on the phone with my grandmother, and I accidentlly deleted the Recycle Bin on one of my workstations. Actually, I don’t feel too bad, because the option to delete the Recycle Bin is on the same …READ MORE
ATLANTA — Red Hat was the talk of the OpenStack Summit this week after it made headlines concerning an alleged policy of not supporting Red Hat Enterprise Linux customers who use non-Red Hat distros of OpenStack.
Red Hat has chosen not to provide support to its commercial Linux customers if they…READ MORE
In last post we discussed what EtherChannel is and how it might be used. In this post we will look at the configuration of EtherChannel. The configuration of EtherChannel on Cisco switches is fairly simple. In order for EtherChannel to funtion properly, you must ensure that all link are the same typ…READ MORE
Almost 3.5 years ago, I started writing this blog and today represents my last post. At the time, I wanted to explore the cloud-mobile connection, and I still believe to this day, that while each can exist on its own, they work so much better together. That much hasn’t changed since I wrote my first…READ MORE
The editors at TechTarget have been hard at work organizing our schedule for VMworld 2010 in San Francisco, which is just around the corner.
We put together a short video on what you can expect. Enjoy!
As a mother, news of Apple’s iBooks textbooks for iPad is a weight off my shoulders — and my kid’s.
My son is in middle school, and while a lot has changed since I was in eighth grade, one thing I can relate to is his backpack. Every morning, the poor kid walks to school with an extra-large L.L….READ MORE
It’s been my great pleasure and privilege to have worked on this blog since August 4, 2008. Over that period, I’ve posted 782 times here (including this post) for an average of 11.5 posts per month. Considering that my target was 12 posts per month, but that life (and vacations) hav…READ MORE
Storage Soup’s Dave Raffo has the latest on the settlement agreed to by FalconStor after the SEC charged a group of company employees with bribery….READ MORE
Experian Data Breach Resolution and the Ponemon Institute today released a new study that finds that, despite the majority of companies experiencing or anticipating significant cost and business disruption due to a material data breach, they still struggle to take the proper measures to mitigate…READ MORE
If you are in the market for a bargain on a new book to consume your idle time, Amazon has a new service that might help you out. Amazon launched Kindle Countdown Deals today, which allows publishers to offer Kindle-exclusive titles with limited-time promotional pricing.
With the Kindle Count…READ MORE
Wow it is funny how life changes get in the way of life it seems like. I was sitting here this morning going I haven’t posted anything in a long while as I have been tied up with work and not got a lot done on this for a while. A lot has changed since I posted last, my old company sold to someone ne…READ MORE
Smaller companies can’t afford sharepoint. But they can setup a free WIKI that their employees can use pretty much in the same way as sharepoint.
Are you running a WIKI? If so what product are you using and what are you using it for?
Hit us up in the comments below and we will have a follow …READ MORE