On this blog, I’ve pointed out the failings of many others. I’ve hinted at having to take ownership for others failures as the customer sees us, and not the people behind us (often messing with us). Our job is, among many other things, to hide that silliness away from them so they can focus upon … Read morekarma?

Getting out of Dodge

Thursday morning, the weather prediction was for 1-3 inches of snow in Secaucus, NJ. I’d been in a data center working the past week on bringing a system to final state. Its done modulo some cosmetic and minor functional issues that should not impede usage. So we accomplished this mission, though I am something of … Read moreGetting out of Dodge

Enable changes or enforce design

We have this dilemma. Customers who see our siCluster systems often like everything they see, but want “minor” changes. And we evaluate the changes they want for impact, describe it, and suggest a go/no-go based upon many aspects. Including supportability, stability, etc. We like providing this flexibility. Which gives rise to the dilemma. For us … Read moreEnable changes or enforce design