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Cloud Computing

Struggling with margin and technical debt

If left unchecked, its only a matter of time before every administrator becomes overwhelmed by technical debt.  It may be just months on a new job for a lazy admin or it may be several years for someone whose actively trying to manage their task list, but at a certain point, its bound to happen.   My […]

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Preserving and protecting old (and new) photos

Quite a while ago, I began trying to scan old family photos and preserve them.  Some were in pretty rough shape and took a while to restore and fill in blemishes to the prints.  Most were in very good shape, though, so I was able to go through some of my family’s oldest photos and […]

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What are your mobile apps telling about you?

I found a very interesting article today linked from the Wall Street Journal.  The Journal did a set of tests on popular iPhone and Android apps to find out what personal information is being collected and sent back to the developer or third party companies about you, sometimes without your consent.  The info-graphic is pretty […]

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Neglect…

Well, its a new quarter and I feel a big obligation to post something to the blog.  I cannot believe it has been three months since my last post.  I have several irons in the fire, but on the work front, I am glad to report that the vSphere upgrade has been completed and we […]

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Update shortages

Sorry for the update shortages.  I have had a tough week with the death of a great-aunt last week.  I hope to be back online posting daily from here on out.

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USAA – the model of customer service

In light of HP’s crap support yesterday, today I thought I’d relay something more positive towards a company I admire. This time its not Apple. Its USAA – the United States Automobile Association. USAA is a bank/insurance/financial company which is a member’s only corporation serving active and former members of the armed forces and their […]

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