Saturday, July 24, 2021

Scott Alan Miller

The ZFS Story: Clearing Up the Confusion

It's pretty common in IT circles to develop a certain cult-like or "fanboy" mentality. What causes this reaction to technologies and products I am not...

Which Software Version Should We Use?

Something that I see discussed quite often in IT circles is “which version of software should I install?” This could apply to a database, an...

The End of XP: Choices for Business

With the pending end of support for Windows XP looming just around the corner, it’s time to take stock of the desktop landscape and make...

What is a Storage Area Network (SAN) and How Does It Work?

Everyone seems to want to jump into purchasing a SAN; sometimes they are quite passionate about the technology. SANs are, admittedly, pretty cool. They are...

Is Cloud Computing Really Right for Your Business?

Private clouds, hosted or on-premise, are rapidly becoming commonplace. More and more businesses are learning of cloud computing and seeing that running their own cloud...

The Case for Early Windows 8 Adoption

Microsoft's latest desktop reboot is out in the wild, and lots of people are getting their hands on it and using it today. Is it time to...

The Ripple Effect of Windows 8

Windows 8, with its new, dramatic interface, represents a huge gamble for Microsoft. It's a huge gamble not only because the company risks slowing update...

SMB Virtualization: All Your Eggs in One Basket?

In speaking with small business IT professionals, one of the key factors for hesitancy around deploying virtualization arises from a attitude best described as “don’t...

How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love BYOD

Bring Your Own Devices (or BYOD) is one of those hot topics this year that seems to have every IT department worried. What does...

Data Storage: The Myth of Redundancy

Risk is a difficult concept and requires a lot of training, thought and analysis to properly assess given scenarios. Often, because risk assessments are...

Virtualization: Just Because You Can….

Clearly, virtualization is the “hot, new technology” facing many IT organizations. Yet it seems to be the space where currently we see the “just because...

How Apple’s iOS Will Dominate Computing

Guessing at a company's roadmap is always a dangerous venture. In the case of Apple and its iOS family of products, it...

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