Monthly Archives: January 2012

Healthy Work Habits

Many of us work with computers extensively, day after day. It’s easy to fall into the habits of working in a particular way, and we’ve seen recommendations from health professionals about the dangers of our environment. I’ve written in the past … Continue reading

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Enabling Compression? Update your baseline

I wrote recently about capacity planning, with an item near the end about disk usage. Someone pointed out to me that compression can dramatically affect your baseline, and as you implement it, or de-implement it, you need to update your … Continue reading

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No Cloud for Stack Exchange

One very large and successful site in the technology world is the Stack Exchange collection of sites. They’ve grown and scales with relatively few people, and they have chosen to host thier own systems as opposed to moving to the … Continue reading

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The Avon Walk

It’s more often than not that I wake up, hoping that no new bad news comes my way. The short story is that my wife is going to do a 39mi walk this summer to raise money for cancer. If … Continue reading

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