I am a busy person. I work for a startup in the storage industry as a pre-sales engineer, and while Coho Data is an amazing and fun company to work for they do not have a solution for there only being 24 hours in a single day! I am requesting manipulation of the space time continuum as a new feature though. I am sure that the product managers will get right on that for me!
I am also working on my M.S. in Communicat
Today is Christmas Eve, and I am anxiously awaiting Christmas Day morning. For on Christmas Day my children will finally be able to open their gifts. Once that is done my wife and I will know peace again as our children will release all of their pent up Christmas energy and stop bouncing around the house like little yuletide lunatics. I just need to keep it together for one more day!
I am grateful for my healthy fa
I have been awful with blog updates lately. The irony is that I started falling behind once my classes for the M.S. in Communication that I am pursuing started. I am enjoying my return to school, but I did underestimate how much time I have to pursue two blogs, work, family, and my education!
Which leads me to today’s topic of choice: Rebuilding the home lab!
Yes, because I am a glutton for self-inflicted pun
Whenever I want to learn the fundamentals of a technology I first turn to the leading open source project associated with that technology. Almost always these open source projects are either completely free or have a free version that covers exactly what I need. Besides being great low cost or free alternatives to their closed source competitors, open source projects often have strong communities of users and exper
Ever needed to route between two network segments, but you did not have the hardware? You search online for “virtual router” or maybe “build a linux router” and the search results just point you to pre-packaged distributions that are firewalls for routing between the Internet and an internal network?
Well that is what I ran into as I expanded upon my home test lab. All I wanted was a simple network router w