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Bridging The Clouds

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Hmmmm… is this true? Armijo says that several small cloud-computing firms including Elastra and Rightscale are already on board with 3Tera’s standards group. Bridging The Clouds

Episode 14 – Hyper-V, CloudStatus, A Week of Cloud Conferences, Monitoring the Cloud

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Episode 14 – Hyper-V, CloudStatus, A Week of Cloud Conferences, Monitoring the Cloud

Boxers or Briefs?

Friday, June 27th, 2008

The Evil Genius of BMC (a.k.a. Marty McFly) called out Google yesterday on Twitter regarding their basic systems management principals and bad systems management practices. Not soon after the Evil Genius’ tweet, Heath Newburn from IBM Tivoli posted a quick tweet response. I’ll have to admit sometimes we “enterprise” boys get a little snooty about [...]

Vendor Beware … Never Piss-off the ITIL Gods

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Managed Objects has the IT Skeptic all riled up over their new MyCMDB.  I find it’s always best not to use the words ITIL and CMDB in my blog to avoid potential conflicts like this… MyCMDB? What are they smokin’ over at Managed Objects?

First Al Gore and Now IBM Created Linux!

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

If you wanted to pin down the day on which GNU/Linux became a respectable option for business, you’d be hard put to find a better candidate than 10 January, 2000. For it was on that date that IBM announced it intended “to make all of its server platforms Linux-friendly”… So says this blogger …

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