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BarCampESM

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

  Yesterday whurley (BMC), Mark Hinkle (Zenoss), and myself were sitting around trying to solve all the worlds ESM problems.  After our second round of margaritas we aksed whurley why don’t we do one.  Twenty four hours latter it’s done.  Whurley is amazing… http://talk.bmc.com/blogs/blog-whurley/whurley/summer-camp-for-systems-management-vendors  http://barcamp.org/barcampesm http://blog.zenoss.com/2007/08/08/systems-management-barcamp/

You can never go without a coat in the summer in the city of San Francisco

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

Although Samuel Clemens is often attributed to the “Coldest winter I ever spent was the summer I spent in San Francisco” he never said it.  In fact, if I had to guess my money is on Oscar Wilde.  What Mark Twain (a.k.a. Samuel Clemens) did say is “you can never go without a coat in [...]

My First Open Source Conference OSCON 2007

Sunday, July 29th, 2007

Not another OSCON 2007 Wrap up Blog? This was my first open source convention and I was blown away.  I only spent two days (Wednesday and Thursday) but I had a wonderful time.  Not only were there tons of technical resources but there were mind blowing discussions about people and life going on all around.  [...]

Who woke up Big Blue and does this mean IBM likes Nagios?

Saturday, July 28th, 2007

After the kids go to bed I do silly things on my computer like search different keywords on different vendors sites.  Last night I found an intersting one that was posted about a week ago – Nagios.  Look out gang the Big Guy finally woke up.  Leverage Nagios with plug-ins you write

Back to the Future IV

Friday, July 27th, 2007

Yep, that old Marty McFly has gotten him self into a fine mess again and yes he has a skateboard. This time he has got his work cut out for him. He was sent back in time not to Hill Valley but to Houston Texas to rescue a software company called BMC. His best friend [...]

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