PSA: Check out your smoke detectors (once every 10 years)

PSA: Check out your smoke detectors (once every 10 years)

I have owned my house for just about a year now and I have been automating and ‘smartening’ it up like crazy.  My home automation ... Read More

Building my Home alarm system (Hardware Phase)

Building my Home alarm system (Hardware Phase)

I have a house.  It has prewired windows and doors that I want to use for my own purposes.  I DON’T have an alarm company.  ... Read More

Those are some BIG log files you have there buddy!

Those are some BIG log files you have there buddy!

Sometimes a well run, stable production environment that runs and runs and runs is hiding some hidden dangers from you.  My client was recently doing ... Read More

Home Protection from Power outages (Sort of) with the BGE70.

Home Protection from Power outages (Sort of) with the BGE70.

So June is the official start of Hurricane season down here in Florida.   This is basically when it rains every day like clockwork from 4pm ... Read More

Upgrading your Data Domain OS

Upgrading your Data Domain OS

Today I ran into a replication issue between 2 Data Domain that showed up as VERY slow transfer rates between sites.  After working with EMC ... Read More

Video: #Syn706 – Building a XenApp real-time session monitoring dashboard

Video: #Syn706 – Building a XenApp real-time session monitoring dashboard

You’ve read about it in the recap and now you can watch the video!  Sam Jacobs’ full session is now available on demand on SynergyTV. ... Read More

Total Uninstall — A paean to the most indispensable IT tool I know!

Total Uninstall — A paean to the most indispensable IT tool I know!

Here is a great product write-up by my colleague Jacques Bensimon. It is said that LBJ, who famously favored a powerful walk-in shower that came ... Read More