IT Management and Cloud Blog


iLike HJK and Puppet

Monday, September 10th, 2007

iLike HJK and Puppet If you are looking at an easier, cheaper way to manage configuration, you should check out this product.

Things that make me go Huh #008?

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

Last week, I read a lot of news articles about how IBM doesn’t track vacation time. On the surface, this story makes IBM seem very innovative. Doing the math at about $150 per hour per FTE, however, I come up with around $2 billion a year if everyone at IBM decides to take an extra [...]

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 [...]

Talking Back to Matt Asay

Tuesday, August 14th, 2007

A lot of things get me fired up, and Jack Welch is one of them. To keep it simple, I will limit this blog entry to a comment that I made on one of my favorite blogger’s site (although he is probably tired of me commenting on his site at this point!). Hiring well, and [...]