My HP C7000 Saga begins.

Back in the middle of March of this year (2015), I bought one C7000 Chassis with 16 blades in it, a friend of mine bought one as well. We traveled to St. Louis, Missouri and picked them up. This is the picture of them in my Escape after they were loaded up. After loading them… Read More »

Why ZFS is so cool…

So, I attempted an upgrade while not at the servers…but remotely. So I didn’t take a snapshot with vmware, thinking it would be a minor deal. Needless to say, the upgrade failed horribly, and I was really wishing about then that I had tried this while in front of the server AFTER taking a snapshot….… Read More »

Learn the Bash shell.

The poor Bash shell script. It gets lost in the flood of all the glitzy language wars, Python vs Ruby vs Perl vs Javascript… the list goes on and on, with new contenders seemingly rising from nowhere to get in the fight for developers attentions. Seldom do I hear anyone stick up for the poor… Read More »