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TAG Georgia Technology Summit

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend the Technology of Georgia (TAG) Technology Summit. It was held in Marietta at the Cobb Galleria convention center, and Don Tapscott, the author of Wikinomics, was the keynote speaker. Wikinomics is a great book, and I was delighted to find that Don presents as well as writes. In [...]

Atlantawag vs. Valleywag

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of the darkness. Ezekiel 25:17 Recently, Marc Fleury took objection to some negative personal [...]

Ubuntu Landscape systems management tool set to launch

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

Ubuntu Landscape systems management tool set to launch

Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained, Nothing Gained, … #2

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

Earlier this month I attended a local Atlanta Ruby meeting and they were looking for topics regarding their upcoming March meeting. So, I opened my big yap and asked if anyone would like to hear a talk about cloud computing. After a resounding “Yes,” I am now scheduled to give my first “Cloud Talk” presentation. [...]

Is IBM’s New Z10 Mainframe a Big Deal?

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

In a word … YES … Here’s why: The z10 uses up to 64 – 4.4GHz quad-core processors. The Z10 supports up to 1.5TB of available memory. The z10 is 50% faster than the z9 and 100% faster for CPU intensive jobs. The Z10 is as powerful as 1,500 x86 servers but uses 85 percent [...]

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