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Storage Monkeys Poll – Thanks!

Thanks to everyone who voted for me on the Storage Monkeys poll.  I managed 2nd place which is a fantastic improvement from my 10th of last year. It appears that there’s a new poll to vote on – over at StorageRap, Marc Farley is looking for votes in StorageBlog Idle.  So, go post your comments today! Read More »

Social Networking: Don’t We All Deserve Validated Twitter Accounts?

Newsnight in the UK had an article on Twitter this evening.  They interviewed Evan Williams, CEO of Twitter.  There was the usual inane comments you’d expect for an interview where the comment has to be generalised towards the audience however one part of the interview struck me as an interesting conundrum and that is; how famous do you have to ... Read More »

Review: Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System – Part III

This is the third in a four-part series of posts on the Sun Storage 7000 USS storage arrays.  Previous posts in this series can be found here: Review: Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System – Part I Review: Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System – Part II In this post, I’ll be discussing some of the analytics features of the 7000 arrays ... Read More »

Personal Computing: Diagnosing Performance Problems

Every now and then my main computer (i.e. the one with all the screens that runs MS Vista) eventually starts to slow down.  My usual response is a full re-install, which although sounds drastic isn’t that bad as most of my data is server-based, so the main effort is in getting the applications back installed to the way I like ... Read More »

Vote For Me With The Storage Monkeys!

The Storage Monkeys are doing their non-vendor poll over the next couple of weeks and voting is underway.  I’m unashamedly after votes to improve my 10th position from last year’s poll.  Vote for me at Storage Monkeys Vote or follow the helpful link box on the right of the page.  Thanks in advance! One small point of note, registration is required ... Read More »