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A Developers Guide to Storage. What you need to know but were afraid to ask.
Does your software or database run like a dog? Running out of space? Or doesn't recover well in a disaster? ... then your storage configuration may be one of the reasons. This is a short little post just to give you a heads-up on the basics. You may know bits of it already, hence why I have broken it up into a Q&A format so you can skip what you already now. The Hard-Disk Well we've all seen a hard-disk but the likelihood is that it was in a desktop and you're the only person that uses it at ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 30, 2008 12:03 PM

Infrastructure Appreciation for Developers.
Hardware and Software are very much the modern day Yin and Yang, one serves little purpose without the other. I have noticed that on the whole many developers know little about the environments that the software they are writing is going to work in falsely believing they are truly abstracted from it . Come 'Go Live' there are blank faces when for some 'inexplicably reason' the software doesn't work and the remark, 'it worked fine in test' is often heard. Another common frustration is software that ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 30, 2008 11:55 AM

Are we all now too busy for EA?
Evidently I haven't been blogging much recently and for good reason. Striking the work life/balance has been difficult in recent months as the demands of my job role has taken to getting the basics of technology right rather than building an EA initiative that has eaten into my blogging time. It's clear that some organisations have a way to go on process and exercise maturity before they can see and understand the benefits of Enterprise Architecture. There is little point in having a few enlightened ......

Posted On Saturday, December 20, 2008 3:48 PM

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