The volume of physical spam I receive, aka junk mail, is now becoming an absolutely intolerable situation. Nothing less than a complete overhaul of the entire US Postal Service is in order.
Irreverent, unapologetically arrogant and uncensored, IT Professional Services industry veteran Jason Perlow muses on a cornucopia of topics on all matters of Information Technology.
Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet, is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. Jason is currently a Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft Corp. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.
It's been a while since we've had a hardcore Geek Sheet installment, and I promise that this one will be a real winner.Some of you may be aware that the updated Hyper-V bare-metal hypervisor virtualization layer in Microsoft's upcoming Windows Server 2008 R2 (Which is due to be released August 14th to MSDN and Technet customers) now has support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (SLES) and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Frugal Friday: Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2, Eric Schmidt/Steve Jobs Divorce, New Sony eBook Readers, Laptop Accidental Damage Coverage, Zscaler
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss the MSDN/TechNet release of Windows 7, Google CEO Eric Schmidt's departure from the Apple board, the newly announced SONY ebook readers, Accidental Damage Coverage for your laptop, and talk with Michael Sutton, VP of Security Research for Zscaler, the SAAS and Cloud security software company.Click to listen to the Frugal Friday Podcast.
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I talk to Jeff Woolsey, Principal Group Program Manager for Virtualization in Microsoft's Windows Server organization, and discuss the many improvements in Microsoft's Hyper-V Type 1 hypervisor in Windows Server 2008 R2.Click Here to Listen to the Frugal Tech Show Podcast.
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I talk to Richard Davies, CEO of ElasticHosts, a UK and European-based virtual server provider using Linux KVM virtualization technology.Click Here to listen to the Frugal Tech Show.
Now I know why those Palm Pre commercials give me that uneasy creepypants feeling when I watch them. Actress Alice Krige, left, as the Borg Queen in Star Trek First Contact.
Hewlett-Packard, after being flogged in public, contacted me and replaced my broken laptop that they had earlier claimed was accidentally damaged and not covered by their warranty. I appreciate HP's willingness to rectify the issue, but there clearly needs to be some improvement on their part -- as well as other vendors -- in communicating what sort of items are covered under warranty and what is not.
The CentOS developers were ready to burn the place down if their AWOL project founder didn't show up and resolve several outstanding issues that put the popular Open Source project and Linux distribution at risk.
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss the Release to Manufacturing of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Hyper-V virtualization, the current CentOS developer imbroglio, and interview Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier at Novell's openSUSE distribution.
What's my real dead finger tech? My media streaming devices and services that keep me juiced with multimedia content at home and when I'm traveling.