Yggdrasil Linux

My first experience with Linux was in the early to mid-90s with Yggdrasil Linux.  I picked up a book aptly titled “The Linux Bible” which had a CDROM inside the book jacket.  I thought it would be cool to install this onto my Packerd Bell 486-DX2.  At the time, the Packerd Bell PC had Windows... » read more

Data Center Old and New Tech

Lately as in the past month, especially over the holidays, I’ve immersed myself in data center challenges and the technologies that try to address these challenges. Topics ranging from Physical infrastructure Virtual infrastructure (VMware, Contrail, Security, Orchestration) Network infrastructure (Fabrics and non-Fabrics) Storage performance (Disk-IOPS, Array-IOPS) Storage devices (DAS, NAS, SAN-Array) Storage backup (Physical and... » read more

Exchange 2010, Active Directory and iPhone Sync

I don’t consider myself an Exchange guy and I while I have worked a lot with LDAP (OpenLDAP) in a service provider environment many moons ago, I don’t consider myself an Active Directory (AD) guy. Ah! So here begins the plight… I found myself setting up an iPhone to sync email from an Exchange 2010... » read more