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Photo by KaCey97007, flickr Creative Commons   Cloud computing? Ha, that's yesterdays news dude. Virtual data center OS's , common, virtualization is older than my 100MB Iomega Zip drive. And IPv6, you're living in the past man! It's time to get with the program and step into the future. Well, how about some semblance of the future which at least might partially find it's way into reality, ...

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  Project Management...These can be two of the scariest words for an IT person. Why? Because we're used to working with technology not creating scopes of work or documenting design requirements. I'm sure Henry Gantt was a great guy but I don't like spending my time pouring over his charts. IT people aren't exactly known for their literary eloquence either, I mean neither, oh whatever! I ...

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  In networking it's usually desirable for traffic to take the shortest path. In life however that's not always the best way to do things. In fact it's rarely the best way. Like many people I enjoy listening to music. And like life, the point of musical composition is not to get to the end. If it were the fastest musicians would be the best, each trying to race each other to the end of the ...

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      When I was first starting out in my IT career I had very little concern about the business side of any of the companies I worked for. Honestly, I could care less. My focus was on becoming a better engineer and so I kept my nose in my IT books. I think this makes a certain sense, at least in my mind. The better engineer I am the more the company will benefit from my ...

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Ok, so from the last post we all understand that when we talk to a headhunter we are talking to a sales person. Sales people work on commission and like all good sales people they want to buy low and sell high. Great! When they are your stock broker. Not Great! When you are the commodity. It's seemingly a good thing that they work on commission because the higher the rate they negotiate for you ...

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          If there was ever a name more aptly deserved I know not to what creature it belongs. If you're in IT and you’re looking for a job you will most likely have to deal with this crafty foe. I've often thought looking for a job was like looking for a car. You’re excited about the prospect of driving a nice car with all the perks and gadgets that come ...

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