Monthly Archives: August 2011

Some Tradeoffs Are Worth It

I like tools. The more complex they are, the better. I can easily spend an hour in a hardware store like Lowe’s or Home Depot and never leave the tool aisle. If it has laser beams, sharp blades, and requires … Continue reading

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Should I Buy The Combo Meal?

A number of years ago, fast food restaurants got smart. Why sell individual items when you can just make it easy on people and sell bundles? This way, all they have to do is pick a number and pay. Problem … Continue reading

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Data Center Blender

I remember the first time I saw a storage area network(SAN). It was 2001 and my employer had just purchased 3 Dell(EMC) SANs. I worked for the US military at the time, so the three SANs were for 3 networks … Continue reading

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