SEO For Dummies

Search Engine Optimisation, or SEO, is something I know very little about. This is a shame, because I’ve been maintaining this website, or previous incarnations of it, since about 1995 when I first got Internet access, yet almost no one has heard of it. Apparently. I was at university then,… Read More

Save Money On Hardware With seafelt

In recent days, I’ve noticed that a couple of monitoring products out in the market are still doing something dumb. Cacti is one, and NetApp’s Operations Manager (nee DFM) is another. They both do the same dumb thing: They both poll everything in their database all at once. Cacti polls… Read More

Isilon Systems: Fix Your RSS

Dear Isilon Systems, While you are a relative newcomer to the world of storage vendors, you seem to be doing rather well so far. You have some smart people working for you, and you seem to have some interesting products that at least some people are buying. Please get someone… Read More

Zope Timezones Fixed

I finally got around to fixing the timezones for the Zope server. I’ve done this before for other servers, but hadn’t for the personal one, for some reason. Kudos to Andrew Milton for responding to my query to the OzZope mailing list last year explaining how: Zope DateTime sucks.It’s looking… Read More