Twitter Updates for 2009-06-23

booted 96TB JackRabbit, w/o disks/raid, for initial checkout. Unit is fast as an #hpc platform, looking to bench the #storage # Powered by Twitter Tools. Viewed 12990 times by 2488 viewers

shades of things to come for Sun

There are still a few stalwarts who believe that Oracle’s purchase of Sun will continue their favorite projects and products. Then you see stuff like this: Exclusive Little more than a month after acquiring Virtual Iron for an undisclosed fee, Oracle is effectively killing the company’s virtualization product. In a letter to Virtual Iron’s sales […]

Twitter Updates for 2009-06-20

@garystiehr I looked at Sharethis and a bunch of others. Addtoany was the least annoying of the lot. I tried a number two weeks ago in reply to garystiehr # Powered by Twitter Tools. Viewed 12799 times by 2445 viewers

speaking of accelerating …

I have noticed that we are measuring quotes generated per day, versus last year when it was per week, or the years before where it was per month. Not a great metric, but we are definitely feeling pressed back in our seats as we accelerate hard. Its becoming apparent that I need to find additional […]

14.1% and accelerating …

c.f. here The Labor Department reported Friday that 48 states and the District of Columbia saw employment conditions deteriorate last month. The fallout from the longest recession since World War II, was the worst in Michigan as automakers cut tens of thousands of jobs. Its unemployment rate rose to 14.1 percent. I head this morning […]

Registering for an account: some things I have observed

So the day jobs online store is up. We provide some of the information openly, and some information, specifically pricing, is available to people who register for an account. Why do we do it this way? I’ve found this to be a good way to distinguish between people who are merely curious, but wouldn’t consider […]

Twitter Updates for 2009-06-19

Exploring twitter marketing. Please tweet back if you are interested in twitter based sales on #storage and #hpc systems and support # Just joined a twibe. Visit to join # Just started a Twibe. Visit to join. # Powered by Twitter Tools. Viewed 12986 times by 2627 viewers

Twitter Updates for 2009-06-18

@garystiehr Tigers … nooooooo what is it with these Detroit teams… is there something in the water here? in reply to garystiehr # Powered by Twitter Tools. Viewed 13470 times by 2465 viewers

Dealing with the Tesla non-availability issue

If you haven’t heard, Tesla’s are hard to come by. We have several Pegasus systems that customers have purchased, that we can’t get the units for. All of the distributors and resellers we have spoken to indicate that they are getting a small fraction of their orders filled. We have had units on order over […]