So today, my friend Jen shared with me a post, that went a little something like:
Christmas is now gonna be mid January. Due to Santa having to quarantine for 14 days when he arrives in the country Continue reading “COVID-19 – Calculating Christmas”
I often talk about “Silent Running” – that a powerful measure of success is when everything Just Works ™ But such success doesn’t “just happen”! It takes time, care, and commitment.
You, our SysAdmins, are the people who work through the nights to keep the lights on. You get in early, you stay late, you get called out overnight, you get called on your days off. And still you keep giving.
To everyone with hands on the keyboards, building and maintaining our systems, and to everyone who supports and enables them – from me, to you …
Happy SysAdmin Day !!!
This is how Social Media should be helping people … The World Health Organisation (WHO) and WhatsApp have teamed up to share information above COVID-19!
Continue reading “#COVID19 – WHO and WhatsApp Team Up”
With almost everyone working from home, it’s being recognised that the bandwidth available to home workers is under pressure. Compounding this effect is that not only are we working from home, but we have transformed into an at-Home-World (aHW) … our families and entire ways of living are now driving up bandwidth utilisation. We need to reduce our bandwidth, to improve performance!
Continue reading “Reducing Bandwidth to Improve Performance”
In the wake of the mass-movement to Working From Home (WFH), the EU has called on streaming media services such as Netflix and YouTube to reduce their streaming media quality, to ease the strain on networks!
Continue reading “COVID-19 – A call to reduce streaming media quality”
The rapid spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has seen a rapid change in behaviour in so many aspects of our life, which has had me thinking … what are the new ways of working in an at-Home World (aHW)?
Continue reading “ISP Bandwidth in an at-Home World”
Observing the progression of COVID-19 across the globe has been fascinating for multiple reasons. One of them has been how it has helped re-enforce my thoughts on how we can represent vast sets of data!
Continue reading “Observing COVID-19 and thoughts on representing data”
In case you’ve not aware, Windows Server 2008 reaches End of Life (EOL) on the 14th January 2020. For information about eligibility to extended support, please do read on! Continue reading “Windows Server 2008 EOL – Extended Support Eligibility”
As some of you are no-doubt already aware, today a new speculative execution vulnerability was announced; speculate the unexpected Continue reading “CVE-2019-11135 – Speculate the Unexpected”
Remember that Remote Desktop Services vulnerability from May this year (2019)? … well, now BlueKeep has an active exploit!
Continue reading “BlueKeep Exploit”