Month: July 2008

  • NAS and Virtualization at Home

    In between eating hot dogs and blowing up fireworks this weekend, I worked on a couple of home IT projects that I’d been planning for a while. My goals were straightforward. First, I wanted to implement a more robust backup solution. Second, I wanted to get rid of a Fedora Core 5 server and replace…

  • Software and Socialism

    This post might more accurately refer to Totalitarianism instead of Socialism but what it lacks in precision, it makes up for with alliteration! July 4th! Independence Day. In Seattle, we also refer to it as “the day before summer begins.” It always rains here on July 4th. It’s a tradition. Beyond its meteorological implications, July 4th…

  • The Ideal IT Resume

    We’ve been doing a lot of interviewing lately, looking for developers, QA folk and deployment engineers. We’ve looked at hundreds (if not thousands) of resumes, performed numerous phone and live interviews but made only a handful of offers. It’s been difficult to find people with the skills that we’re looking for. Likewise Software is in…