Month: April 2014

Oracle DR Protection

Mike Stone, CIO & Principal Architect DR Considerations Where’s the easy button for DR?  There are a number of products promising this, but the problem is that’s that it’s impossible to truly deliver unless your entire infrastructure is virtualized according to...

CPU Ready Time – Blog Part II

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect This is the follow up blog to CPU Ready Part I. I have been using the following tables for around six months now. I find them very helpful in quickly determining if a virtual machine is having issues with CPU Ready Time....

CPU Ready Time – Blog Part I

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect This is a revision of a previous blog post I did a few years ago on CPU Ready Time. This time I will break it into two parts, the first covering an overview of CPU Ready Time, how to monitor for it and the enhancements to...

Musings on IPv6

Mike Stone (@HoBMStone), CIO & Principal Architect It’s been 14 years since I first presented on this topic of IPv6. (Can you say Y2K?)  The Internet was still in its very early days and the concept of blogging hadn’t even been invented yet.  Now we are racing...

Why Data Quality Matters

House of Brick Senior Consultant Several years back I got a letter from my insurance company inviting me to insure my cars as well as my house because it would save me money. According to my policies this company had already been insuring my cars for over twelve...