A Jhon By Any Other Name

January 24, 2014 John Herbert 0

When I was in Elementary school (or rather, the UK’s equivalent thereof), the other children would try to spell my name. “J – O – N” they wrote. “No,” I would explain. With an “h”. […]

Burning Out On Your Career

January 19, 2014 John Herbert 9

I suspect like many of you, I read with some fascination Matthew Mengel’s post on Packet Pushers, entitled “Farewell To Networking.” In it, Matthew explains that he won a scholarship to study full time for […]

The Perils of the Secure Mantrap

January 17, 2014 John Herbert 2

A number of years ago, I visited Telehouse in London’s Docklands. Telehouse, if you don’t already know, is a huge data center colocation facility and, for my purposes, was also the home of LINX, the […]

Go Home, Dropbox – You’re Drunk

January 11, 2014 John Herbert 0

or… Drop(The Ball)Box – How To (Mis)handle An Outage Late on Friday (January 10, 2140), Dropbox apparently experienced a service outage. If I am to believe the noise on Twitter, it was a globally-impacting unavailability […]

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