Category Archives: opinion

Cisco UCS has had a baby (Mother and Daughterboard doing well)

Originally posted on UCSguru.com:
As many of you know I am now in full CCIE Datacenter study mode, and as such have not had as much time to blog and answer posted questions as I would like. However I…

Posted in Cisco, opinion, VMware

Damn you Microsoft and your forced reboot! HOW DARE YOU!

I’ve just lost 30mins (at least) of work.  I was was in the middle of doing a complicated install of a virtual machine (I was installing FreeBSD on a QEMU virtual machine) and documenting each step.  All of a sudden, … Continue reading

Posted in Microsoft, opinion, rant, Windows 8 | 4 Comments

CCNA Certification Changes 2013 Summary

On 26 March 2013, Cisco announced new CCNA certifications.. Here is my interpretation of the changes. In a nutshell ICND1 is now considerably harder, absorbing much of the ICND2 content (IPv6, ACLs, VLANs and OSPF) while ICND2 seems to be … Continue reading

Posted in 802.1ad, 802.3ad, 802.3ax, ACL, CCNA, Certifications, Cisco, EIGRP, Etherchannel, ICND, ICND1, ICND2, IPv6, New CCNA certification, New Cisco certifications, opinion, OSPF, portfast, rant, rapid spanning-tree, RIP, Routing, spanning-tree, VLANs, VLSM, VTP, wifi, wireless network | 6 Comments

How to win at Letterpress

If you are not yet addicted to Letterpress, then at least you should give it a try. I predict it will be the hottest mobile game for 2013. Enough of the chit-chat. You can read the instructions on how to … Continue reading

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New icon for iTerm2?

I think it’s time for a new icon for iTerm2 – I’ve changed mine based on the picture at on the iTerm2 website – but mine are very unimaginative, but here they are if you want  Click on the pictures below … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Install – What a ridiculous product key

Not Happy. Since I have a Mac, I had to buy the System Builder version of Windows 8 to legally run it in a Virtual Machine. I don’t have a problem with that. What I do have a problem with … Continue reading

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Vodafone? no – Vodafail!

I know the Vodafail tag is an old joke, but for me it is a joke no longer. Twelve months ago I signed up for another two years with Vodafone, sucked in by promises of “our network will get better, … Continue reading

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