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Affordability ????

I received a few comments on my decision to increase the content fees for the Config Guide and Troubleshooting pages. I’ve not taken this decision lightly as I...

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Brocade Network Advisor (BNA) is End-of-Life

So the final nail is in the coffin. Brocade Network Advisor is being put to rest. The juggling of Java code to the ever expanding demand of functions,...

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Logs, Logs, Logs and more Logs

Nice title especially if you’re in the lumberjack business. 🙂 All kidding aside. Support engineers rely 100% on these things and if we’re asking for them please don’t...

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Release notes and upgrades. Decision time.

Ughh, upgrades, maintenance, risk of downtime, out of hours work and pulling all-nighters or even weekends when your wife and kids start wondering who that strange man is...

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Popcorn Time is the Napster of the current age

Opening up the Australian news homepage I stumbled across this article Illegal Netflix-style Popcorn Time could lead to trouble for users Since I like movies and watch them...

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The way Formula 1 needs to change (and quick)

Ok, I have to admit, I’ve been criticizing the F1 circus for a while now and for good reason. Ever since my father took me to a race...

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The Brocade best practices configuration guide

Introduction For many years I’ve been working with Brocade fibre channel equipment and handled from small to very large storage networks. In these +- 18 years a lot...

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You are on sale at the banks

Last week I looked at a Dutch news bulletin headlining that ING, one of the largest banks in The Netherlands, is exploring ways to sell their customers data...

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Redundant on a 457

In the storage world the verb “redundant” means that your data is safe, secure, copied multiple times, backed-up and it gives you the feeling that if you make...

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OpenDNS with DNS-O-Matic

A while ago I wrote a short article that I found a nice way to “secure” or at least be able to monitor my childrens’ web behavior called...

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