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Great NANOG presentations

I was reminded by @dritans tweet that there a lot of great NANOG presentations which tend to get buried amongst the archives. The particular one he linked to is A Practical Guide to (Correctly) Troubleshooting with Traceroute [222KB PDF] by Richard A Steenbergen. This is a terrific primer for those who have never dug deep […]

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Running RANCID on top of BZR and with multihop

Long time, no write. Been busy moving countries, as you do. Started a new job too. Been setting up RANCID and wanted to pull together all the pieces here: RANCID Let’s start in the obvious place, www.shrubbery.net/rancid/. I prefer my own, slightly different, expansion of the acronym. Really Awesome Network¬† ConfIg Differ. If you are […]

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Series of Scalability Articles by Haytham El-fadeel

As the title says… Art of scalability (1) – Scalability principles Art of scalability (2) – Scalability guidelines part 1 Art of scalability (3) – Scalability guidelines part 2 Art of scalability (4) – Scalability guidelines part 3

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Bernadette McMenamin applying the spin, again…

Australian IT is carrying a blog post by Bernadette McMenamin which is just full of mis-representation and spin. One of the most horrendous developments that we have experienced in the last 15 years is the dramatic explosion in the global trade of child sexual abuse images on the internet. No one really knows the true […]

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Links of the Day: December 25, 2008

Gapingvoid: Guy with office job Gapingvoid: Small shitty moment

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Links of the Day: December 18, 2008

Rolling Your Own Newsroom – O’Reilly Radar

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Links of the Day: October 19, 2008

Simon Caulkin: High earners need to be brought down to Earth The credit crunch has written it out in huge red letters: incentive pay may work for Chinese peasants, but in situations of any complexity, and especially where the quality of the decisions made is only apparent in the long term, pay that truly reflects […]

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Links of the Day: October 12, 2008

Sad Guys on Trading Floors – And if you look over here, you’ll see we have some… …little do they know it’s the Australian Treasurer!

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Links of the Day: September 30, 2008

Real Dan Lyons Web Site – What the hell is happening to me? For the first time ever, I agree with something Richard Stallman says.

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Links of the Day: August 18, 2008

Road to Qingdao: Even the people who watched the race on TV where totally confused….. 49er Medal Race: It was an exciting race, with lot of drama, but we have to wonder if it was really a test of skill, or a test of who’s boat would or would not break.

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