My HP C7000 Saga: Racking the servers

So after I moved the server rack downstairs, not to big of a deal, it was time to get it loaded up… That however is a MUCH bigger deal, since even empty the C7000 chassis weighs in at somewhere around 200 lbs. I recruited Jerry Buckley to help me with this, thankfully, he was available.… Read More »

The SUN SUNFIRE X4600 M2 Server

Every once in awhile I get to go crazy and build something fun at home. This time it’s a new virtual machine setup, as my older one only has 32 GB ram and is getting pretty close to it’s limits. So, time to build something bigger, and cheaper, than I currently have. Plus, it’s a… Read More »

Scrivener – Your complete writing studio

“Scrivener is a powerful content-generation tool for writers that allows you to concentrate on composing and structuring long and difficult documents. While it gives you complete control of the formatting, its focus is on helping you get to the end of that awkward first draft.” They now have a Linux (beta… but actually runs REALLY… Read More »