Day 1 – Learn

Never stop learning. — twinspar I’ve tried to live by this simple core belief since I was very young. Continuing to challenge your brain is crucial to keeping happy in life (and in your career). In fact, one of my favorite hashtags to review every so often if #TIL (today I learned…). In IT, it … Read more

Are local servers the new “Brick & Mortar?”

Does anyone remember the outcry 10 years ago when Amazon revolutionized the retail book market?  I certainly do.  I used to love going to the mall and hitting up both (yes there were two) book stores looking for something new to read.  In fact, it was there that I first found the Wheel of Time … Read more

(Not) Home Lab Setup

Everyone in the #vDM30in30 challenge seems to be spouting off about their home labs.  Before I moved to Austin, I had a home lab.  It was a half-rack on the floor with 3 servers and two mass storage arrays coupled with a wiring cabinet on the wall with a cable modem, firewall, router, and switch.  … Read more

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