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Virtualizing the Sysadmin

Virtualization is a new word for an old concept. Any time we present a resource to an end-user that is simply symbolic of different physical resources “behind the curtain”, we are virtualizing. When we present a graphical interface, we are virtualizing the internal hardware that makes the interface work. Similarly, virtualization is also combining disparate […]

Nature of the Sysadmin Blog

When dealing with a lot of different technologies from a lot of different vendors, information overload is inevitable. Solutions to problems and architecture designs begin stacking up in your brain and eventually you run out of mental disk space. So, I see the sysadmin blog as SAN storage for the server that is my brain. […]