Monday, October 27, 2008

Just got Bexta's latest Mixology cd the other day , and must say it's awesome as they always are. I've been a Bexta fan for many many years , and always support her music anyway I can. So if your into her tunes grab a copy , you won't be disappointed.

Friday, October 24, 2008

7 Easy Tips for ZFS Starters

I came across this pretty handy blog over @ Sun for anyone who is thinking of using ZFS.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

MS RDC Replacment

So I use to run Cord on my Mac to connect to Windows hosts and keep multiple sessions open at one time. But now I'm back using a standard windows xp desktop , I realized how much remote desktop connection sucks.

So I found a replacement called Terminals which seems to do the trick.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Storage @ Facebook

So it looks like Facebook have just reached the 10 billion photo's mark. Facebook have more than 1 petabyte of photo storage , and at least 2 terabytes are uploaded every day. I bet the guys at NetApp are happy with this news , seeing as all those photo's live on there kit.

Friday, October 10, 2008

Disk anyone ?

16 10K 300GB arrived at the corner of my desk today.

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Vmware Sprawl

So Vmware is cool and everyone know's how wonderful it is , but it can get out of control really quickly.

I heard about these guys from Vmware World who have some tools which can predict future vm growth , and also the ability to charge departments who keep requesting vm's

The guys are called Vkernel and they offer demo's which you can download and plug straight into Virtual Center.

Monday, October 06, 2008

The role of a consultant