* Posts by GoNoGo

6 posts • joined 20 Feb 2014

The last post: Building your own mail server, Part 3



With 90% of our bandwidth used by SPAM, we moved to Maxfocus and Mimecast. Was worth the bandwidth savings as well as less management hassle.

Revealed: Why Amazon, Netflix, Tinder, Airbnb and co plunged offline


Re: No exponential backoff?

Ah! The fond memories of programming multiuser Clipper 5.01 record locking with random back-off intervals :)

CHEATER! Test labs out AV vendor for using rival's engine


Anything Wrong?

As one of my investment banking friends in China told me. Dirty money is clean if you use it to make your family happy. If you get caught, well, you weren't good enough. Tough.

Microsoft poised to take Web server crown from Apache


Not surprised

Integration between Microsoft products is pretty seamless via the dev tools and APIs. Ultimately, the web interface allows for users to interact with business processes on the backend which are handled on a variety of MS products.

Job for IT generalist ...


Get paid for doing multiple roles

In my case, I perform the duties of a facilities manager, electrical engineer, participate in server room design and build, set up servers, network equipment, understand databases, software development cycles and a few other things which are known to be critical for company operations. Basically, I do the job of several people and have presented myself as a "do more with less solution" to the company. After 20 years in the business it gets easier to do. Oh, and by the way, make sure you understand what are the cost centers and profit centers in the company. Ensure that the profit centers can vouch for you in times of need.

Mac Pro fanbois can rack 'em and stack 'em like real sysadmins



Stability for seismic zones and marine vessel server rooms? - NOT


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