Collection of useful, relevant or inane places on the the Internets for 16 Nov 10:
- Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Defining the Virtualized Collaborative Workspace – With words like " Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI)" and "Virtualized Collaborative Workspace" you know this blog post is just product masturbation. More buzz words per tonal cluster than you can believe. ??Does anyone actually have a brain in Cisco marketing ?
- The Book is Out! – Modern Perl Books, a Modern Perl Blog – Perl. The programming language of network engineers (more so than even TCL). Free book, donation wanted.
- Steampunk bandwidth gauge – Boing Boing – So awesome, who wouldn't want one of these on the wall of their NOC ?
- TCAM INTERRUPT – Jose has some good content here. You should add him to your RSS reader.
- Tinkering with the Finder’s Column view | Mac OS X | Mac 911 | Macworld – Must remember this. If you use Finder (I don't) you can permanently set how the columns are setup.
- Panic Blog » 15 Secrets of Transmit 4 – You are using Transmit on your Mac right ? For FTP / SSH / WebDAV it's simply awesome. And their website is equally amazing. ??15 tips on using Transmit with some very very nifty features.
- Infrastructure Scalability Pattern: Sharding Sessions – Lori MacVittie talks up some magic about sharding for databases using your load balancer. It's a creative technique that delivers some wonderful results, but requires a lot of work by the Load Balancer guy to pull it off.
Now you know why F5's share price keeps rising. Methods like this matter. LoadBal nerds – this is a must read.
- IP/Ethernet – 40/100 Gigabit Ethernet – Brocade has a VERY good whitepaper that summarises 40GbE and 100GbE and the current position on the technology. It's early days and more technology to come, but early hardware implementations are here now-ish.
- Safari To Go Approved for App Store Release « Safari Books Online’s Official Blog –
Our current plan is to provide monthly updates to the Safari To Go app so we can continue to add features and address your feedback with future releases. Some of the items already on our list for the next release include page swipe, landscape mode, html view option for the offline reader and folder management (add/edit folders).
The wait is over. Blog post announcing the Safari book app.
- HP Blogs – How does FlexFabric fit in HP’s data center networ… – The HP Blog Hub – HP climbs on the "flat earth" theory of networking bandwagon. I guess it sells product today. We'll sort the rest out tomorrow.