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How to rethink your backup strategy

One of the things that was drilled into my head when I was starting out in my IT career was the backup philosophy of 3-2-1. This stood for you should have 3 copies of your data (the production data and two backups), on 2 different media types and 1 of them being offsite. This is still the recommended method of CERT (see here). Yet I found it [...]

System Admin’s Vacation Checklist

System Admin’s Vacation Checklist

Now that we are officially in summer, there are a lot of administrators that are planning their vacation.  The problem is that many of them will have to still be tethered to the office solving problems.  I’ve been in that situation, where while on vacation, I’ve gotten the phone call about a small problem that I could have avoided if I just [...]

Virtualization Planning

Now when deciding you need to virtualize your network there are some things you need to consider prior to doing so.  Trust me, I thought I had every angle convered prior to my first virtualization, and I ran into some issues, so I wanted to give some tips on things to think of that you may not have, prior to making the jump. Does my [...]