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Solaris, Linux News

Well, I’ve been pretty busy lately, between school work and work for Sun and Rutgers. Rutgers seems to be planning a new student lab, so I’ll probably have a hand in that. And I’m now doing troubleshooting and on-site support for RUwired and the Smart Classrooms. It ...

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Sun Blog

Well, I’ve created my official Sun Microsystems blog as Campus Ambassador for Rutgers University. Not that I honestly think anyone reads the non-technical blog entries here, but if you do, you may want to check out the Sun blog as well.

Most of the Sun blog entries will probably ...

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*nix

First off, my Sun blog should be coming sometime this weekend/early next week. If I post anything interesting there, I’ll be sure to cross-post it.

This morning at work, while reading Digg, I came by two interesting links that got me thinking: 5 Reasons Your Parents Should Use ...

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Sun, Solaris, other fun stuff

A few bits of news, none of them too important:

I’ve just been hired as the Sun Microsystems Campus Ambassador for Rutgers University. Essentially, my job is to tell students, faculty, staff, and researchers about Sun’s open source technologies and what they can do. This involves giving some ...

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The Death of a Disk

A few months ago, a disk on my Compaq Proliant ML370 went down. The machine has 6 Ultra3 Wide SCSI 15k RPM drives, 18 Gb each, in a RAID 0+1, so I figured that between such a configuration and weekly complete tape backups, I’d be pretty much set ...

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Update

I haven’t been too active on here lately, mainly due to spending my summer as a paid transport EMT, working 50 hours a week or so, and still trying to keep up on “life”.

I have a few things planned for the next month or so of summer, so ...

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Poor PHP

Well, as mentioned below, today I was doing a little research. On the futility of a Computer Science major. Specifically, on the fact that the overwhelming odds are that in a career in IT, system administration, or even web programming, I’ll probably never apply 90% of what I learn ...

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Computer Science?

So, I’m a computer science major at Rutgers. What is computer science? And WHY is it my major?

I was recently reading an excellent article online, by Neil McBride, a principal lecturer in the School of Computing, De Montfort University, UK. The Death of Computing essentially speaks to the ...

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