Archive for August, 2010

Finding that right resource to help you when you most need it is never easy. Back in my days supporting DPS 6 and TPS 6 Systems for Honeywell, people would often ask how I would find something in a dump, from a trap message or from a customer description. My answer to them was simply, […]


There are currently many misconceptions surrounding the Cloud and what it has to offer. The team I work on set out to help you becoming more knowledgeable. We think that once you get straight answers to questions about the Cloud you can also help guide others to a better understanding, thus take informed next steps […]


Files are tricky things. They are very good at hiding within the file system. Well that’s how it seems to me. If I’m honest, the file does hide really, I just forget or confuse the one I’m looking for with another one. Usually the name, so I end up starting at the top of a […]


I’m a bookworm, I’ll admit that upfront now. I like the printed word.When I had my office in Redmond I had so many books on shelves it allegedly kept my room temperature a couple of degrees higher than those offices around me. So we are talking quite a few books. But recently I’ve changed. I’m […]


SQL Bits 7 – the wonders of SQL is now open for registration.  This event takes place at York University, York, UK from 30th September to 2nd October. The event is over 3 days 30th September is the paid for training day featuring the likes of Brent Ozar from SQL Skills in the US, Buck […]