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The “Mighty” Have Been Demoted

Friday, May 9th, 2008

William Vambenepe makes a good point on who should really be called the “Mighty” (Oracle, Microsoft, EMC) in his recent post.  Sorry guys  I guess it’s back to the “Little’s” again.

Next Week Home in the Clouds

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

I will be presenting at two local Atlanta meetings next week on “Cloud” stuff. On Tuesday night we will be running the first AWSome meeting. David Wright, the author of JungleDisk, will also be giving a prestation on his product and AWS. Then on Thursday night I have been invited by Mike Schinkel, The founder [...]

The Mighty “2.5″

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

Let’s say it was all the travel, maybe all the different time zones in 2 1/2 weeks.  Add the “Wrath of Con” Tarus  Balog with his relentless “Mouth of Open Source” might.  I don’t know, I can’t think straight anymore.  Therefore in my wisdom of all things known to be “Mighty” I therefore declare OpenNMS [...]

April 2008 Review Post

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

The end of April has been a little crazy with me traveling to Japan, Australia, and Poland all in three weeks. However my “No Country for Old IT Guys” thread has been getting quite a bit of activity. The month started with my first Cloud Café Podcast featuring James Urquhart of Cassatt and later in [...]

Why Only Two?

Friday, April 25th, 2008

A few people have asked my why only two for my “Mighty Two”. I have been specifically asked why not OpenNMS and Nagios The simple answer is that Hyperic and Zenoss are software companies and OpenNMS and Nagios are projects. Both Hyperic and Zenoss both have software company infrastructures. This means they have full time [...]

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