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Infrastructure 2.0

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

Last Sunday, the day after BarCampNashville, I had lunch with Luke Kanies, the owner of Reductive Labs and the author of Puppet. It became a working lunch due to all my questions about his product. I first met Luke at OSCON 2007 during his Puppet session. I hadn’t planned to attend the Puppet session because [...]

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Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

Why Microsoft fears open source more than other proprietary vendors do When it comes to OSS, this guy knows his stuff! Microsoft sets ship date for Configuration Manager » Business intelligence: The next frontier | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com

ESM Executive Watchlist #2

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

I am not finding a lot of ESM executives to make fun of these days, and, even though my old friend Mark Lewis EVP/CDO at EMC seems to be the only one popping up on my radar, he is laughing all the way to the bank. In his recent blog post, he complain about not [...]

Things that make me go Huh #006?

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

Managed Objects: Individual Press Releases This is a tough business! Here is a company that has been around for 10 years. Its web site boasts a customer list not limited to BNP Paribas, CSC, DISA, Fidelity Investments, JPMorganChase, Progress Energy, Reuters, and TIAA-CREF. I could name about 20 more, but I have agreements with my [...]

Where did you meet your wife?

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

I met my wife at the Kentucky Derby. So here’s the scenario: Twelve years from now a boy will ask his Dad, “Where did you and mommy meet”. The dad will say on Oracle 10g. The son will say, “Dad that is so old. I am running 15b on my mini-bike”. eHarmony Weds Oracle 10g

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