Like a Boy Scout, Be Prepared – Organization Edition
At the end of July I wrote about how to prepare yourselves for the coming return of H1N1 swine flu. This is a follow up
The Apple iTablet – Think Different, Very, Very Different
The rumored Apple iTablet might not be what we think it is. It could be a personal device that you snap into various frames which would make it into something else.
Like a Boy Scout, Be Prepared
While the H1N1 swine flu seems to have petered out, this could just be the first wave – and flu travels in waves. Here are some helpful hints on what to do to protect you and your family.
Sir, Your Data Center Has Arrived
HP, Sun, and Active Power have a set of products that can be used to drop a new data center into place in a couple of months. But how about using these for disaster recovery?
Is There Anybody Out There?
An ISP lost data for hundreds of thousands of customers because hackers targeted a vulnerability in the virtualization software they used to create Virtualized Private Servers. About half of their customers were not paying for data backup. When will we learn to take backups?
Desktop & Application Virtualization Redux
When you virtualize desktops and applications so that they run in your data center, they are easier to safeguard and upgrade. And you might even avoid DLL Hell.
You Do Take Offsite Backups, Right?
Avsim.com, a popular website for users of flight simulation gear has been felled by hackers who attacked the company’s servers. Unfortunately, data was never stored offsite and offline, so when both servers were attacked, more than a decade of links, software modifications, and exchanges were permanently destroyed.
Oracle To Keep Sun’s Hardware Business – I Told You So
As I predicted in an earlier post, Larry Ellison has told Reuters, “We are definitely not going to exit the hardware business. If a company designs
Get Your Red Hot Military Secrets On ebay!
An article in the UK’s Daily Mail said that a used hard drive recently purchased on ebay included test launch procedures for Lockheed Martin’s THAAD (Terminal
What If They Gave A Pandemic And Nobody Came?
Today the US CDC announced that it has determined that the H1N1 influenza appears to be similar with that typically caused by seasonal influenza.
Meet Me at the Faire
If you are attending the HP Technology Forum & Expo 2009 in Las Vegas on June 15-19, I hope that you will be able to join
Cloud Computing is Just Time Sharing Warmed Over
Cloud Computing is what graybeards used to call Time Sharing. When computers filled rooms and cost millions of dollars, many companies had a dumb terminal
Where Is Your Weakest Link?
Computer spies have broken into the Pentagon’s $300 billion Joint Strike Fighter project through vulnerabilities in the networks of two or three contractors helping to build the high-tech fighter jet
Disaster Recovery Journal Article
Virtualization is all the rage this year and this article describes the flavors and how to use them to your company’s advantage.
April 27 – Samuel Morse’s Birthday
Morse Code is still alive – and it almost always works even when nothing else does.
Pigs Take Revenge For Chinese Pork Buns
The H1N1 Swine/Avian/Human flu has arrived. Don’t panic, but do wash your hands frequently and avoid sharing drinking glasses, food, and utensils.
Sun Deal ‘Transforms’ Tech – What will HP do?
What can HP do against the Oracle-Sun onslaught? You might be surprised.
Sound of Music Train Station
I have never before passed around a link to a video, but this one is absolutely amazing – and in these troubled times, we need
Buy Our Shampoo – Or Your Hair Will Fall Out.
Emergency preparedness messages usually are negative and sent only after a disaster. CARD suggests that we are going about this the wrong way – and gives out good advice.
The credit crisis – I need to vent…
Once again, unbridled greed has precipitated an economic crisis. At least in my memory, first was the savings and loan melt down followed by the