Category Archives: Rant

The “elite” IT community…..

I don’t know about you, but in my line of work I run into a lot of what I would call “elite IT”. You know who I’m talking about, everyone has run into that person – he or she knows … Continue reading

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Old Infrastructure – The daytime Soap Opera of IT

So, the wife and I were talking the other day (one of those awkward moments when the house is quiet….you know, creepy quiet) and I was asking her about some of the daytime shows she watches.  Specifically, I was curious … Continue reading

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FreeNAS 8…………What did they do to you???

I’ve wrote about FreeNAS before.  If it’s not clear from the previous articles, I’m a pretty big fan of the product.  That being said…………I got a bit of a rant here about the latest version, FreeNAS 8….and I don’t think … Continue reading

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Java – Here’s another product….

Java is a product in desperate need of stability and identity, IMHO. It’s a wonderful product, don’t get me wrong….I just don’t know too many IT people that get excited when talking about Java….or who bring it up without cursing … Continue reading

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Patch process – wha…what process?

Okay, so another big project that I’ve been working on is patch automation (along with sudo streamlining but that’s another nightmare, errr….I mean project) and I’ve got to say that patching, in and of itself is not a bad process. … Continue reading

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CIFS…..The trouble you cause me….

Just a quick word of advice folks….Nested CIFS != stability. If you are going to nest CIFS, expect trouble…..much trouble. More on this later as I fight the tide of evil this has spawned. Besides, you are intrigued now, yes?

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