Most of my readers know that I run the blogger co-op called Gestalt IT and organize the Tech Field Day event series. I see these activities as an example of “doing well by doing good” since they are incredibly popular with IT companies that present as well as the independent thought leaders who attend. A few weeks from now, I will head off to Boston for a special event focused … [Read more...] about Tech Field Day Boston: Virtualization and Baseball
This regular series features highlights from the week. The big news for me was Wednesday's announcement of Tech Field Day 5 in February, though others might have been paying attention to Dell's acquisition of Compellent. My writing I continued my series on Light Peak by musing about combining Light Peak and USB 3.0 and pondering, what if Light Peak was electrical rather … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, December 17, 2010
This week I started getting to know a whole bunch of wireless geeks in preparation for Wireless Field Day in March. I also wrote about Light Peak, my search for an AirPrint-compatible printer, and some more on the iPad and ExFAT. On the enterprise IT side, I covered Application Performance Monitoring (with a special offer from SolarWinds) and Dell's potential acquisition of … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, December 10, 2010
Remember what it was like to drive without a GPS? Sure, it's possible, but a good GPS takes it to a whole new level. Need gas? A Denny's Grand Slam? A detour around traffic? You've got it! And when the kids start asking "how much longer" you have a precise answer! Old-school server metrics are like the gauges in your car: They show what's happening now and can be useful to … [Read more...] about What is Application Performance Monitoring?
This regular series features highlights from the week. Last week focused on Tech Field Day output, with lots of great writeups resulting from our November event. But there're a few other interesting items included, too! My posts ioSafe SoloPRO Review: Is It The Safest Place For Your Data? 4 Steps To Respond When Social Media Goes Negative Amazon Is Still The Best … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, November 19, 2010