Collection of useful, relevant or inane places on the the Internets for 8 Mar 11:
- ShowUsYourLongDrop.co.nz –
This website has been set up to showcase all the creative Long Drops that are popping up around Christchurch. Upload your creation and let others vote on who's got the best loo.
You forget that the first thing to break in an earthquake is the sewerage, and you still need a toilet on day one. So people dug a hole in the back garden………
- Coding Relic: Content-Type: joke; genre=bar/packet –
An anycast packet doesn't really care which bar its in.
You know you want to …..
- Migrating To IPv6 Will Dominate Your IT Budget – Network Computing –
Unlike many other business initiatives or plans, the IPv6 migration has no workaround and cannot be delayed, there is no price to be paid to "get out of it", there is no risk that can be accepted when things just don't work. IPv6 will take a little time to appear on corporate IT Planning and flow through to budgets and the bottom line, perhaps as long as a year. But it will upset existing IT project budgets as IT moves to perform the biggest network upgrade since 1999
My view of that IPv6 will cause negative growth in the virtualisation space.
- My Buzzword Security Blanket | The Networking Nerd –
Pretty, isn’t it? I thought the bears added a little something. Also, no stitching on the edges so it really is “borderless”. This is my Buzzword Security Blanket. I’m going to carry it with me everywhere I go. Anytime someone talks to me about “Cloud this” or “Fabric that”, I’m going to curl up with my blanket and wait until all the mean people leave me alone. I think of my nice secure data centers where my packets can cozy up with their Buzzword Security Blankets at night, safe and sound and right where I want them to be, protected from the evil in the cloud.
- Perspectives – Yahoo! Compute Coop Design –
The primary attributes of the Yahoo! design are: 1) 100% free air cooling (no chillers), 2) slab concrete floor, 3) use of wind power to augment air handling units, and 4) pre-engineered building for construction speed.
fascinating look at natural ventilation for data center cooling. Also, notable for allow server temps to rise to 90F in order to save energy.