Collection of useful, relevant or inane places on the the Internets for 21 Mar 10:
- Jimmys Cyber Corner — A Cisco Security-guy exploring the world – Jimmy is studying for his CCIE security and blogging regularly on security topics. You should add him to your bookmarks.
- Raiding Eternity – Myspace – Gizmodo – Beautifully moving. What happens to our data when we die ? ??
Somewhere in the future, a picture of David Minor—in jeans and a tie, face beatific under a studio light, sleeves rolled up to expose the Eugene Debs quote tattooed on his arm—is berthed in a database table in off-system storage, waiting to be remade.
- ONT – Epic Fail Part 2 « Aaron’s Worthless Words – It takes a special type of person to go public after failing an exam. But to go public twice requires real courage. Not only has he written about it, but he has also attached an audio segment where he talks through his issues and reflects on where he might have gone wrong and what he can do next time. At least go and give him some encouragement.
Aaron, keep going. You are on the right track.
- How Did Microsoft and Intel Get 1 Million iSCSI IOPS? – Stephen Foskett, Pack Rat – Support for my view that FCoE does not have a long term future. Stephen Foskett digs into recent iSCSI benchmarks that show line rate 10Gbps iSCSI performance by Microsoft and Intel and discovers ordinary hardware underneath. Must read.
This combination would set you back about $7,500 – $450 for the motherboard, $1,500 for the CPU, 6 2 GB DDR3 SDRAM modules at $80 each, $1,200 for the Intel X520 NIC, and $4,000 for an Enterprise copy of Windows Server 2008 R2. Not cheap, but not an exotic server either.
- Visio Guy – Shapes, Stencils, Drawings Templates, Tutorials, Tips & Developer Info for Microsoft Visio » Crayon Network Shapes – It's entirely possible that this is the BEST EVAR collection of Visio Shapes.