Mass User Cleanup

Folks, Just a quick note for anyone who’s joined my site in the last week or two… if your account is no longer there, I apologize.  I apparently did not have effective enough spam protection on user registrations.  This caused for an abnormal amount of registrations from very suspicious areas.  I’ve gone ahead and removed the ones I had concerns …

The Importance of Service Mapping

Over the years, I’ve watched organizations struggle with trying to understand a few things about their business: their application landscape, their infrastructure, and how the former items tie back to the business itself.  Obviously, having a strong and accurate CMDB (Configuration Management DataBase) is a key element to understanding your infrastructure and applications.  The challenge they all face is how …

Obligatory “Welcome” Post

Greetings to one and all!  So, what’s going on with my site, you may ask?  To be honest, not a lot has been happening here for a while!  For those who don’t know me, a little site history may be in order.  I started this site close to 17 years ago with the sole purpose of creating an online forum-based …