When it comes to firewall options, SoftLayer has an embarrassment of riches.
I never had an imaginary friend as a child—apparently imaginary friends require having an imagination, which more or less disqualified me.
I think most readers of this blog probably know there is no single "cloud." Saying something is “on the cloud” is about as specific as saying something is "on the Internet." This term isn’t going away – but that’s okay, because I really like hopeless causes.
In our last installment, I wore my system administrator hat and tried to explain why system administrators might be resistant to the types of change that infrastructure as a service can cause. As an equal opportunity annoyer, I will pick on the business managers today.
Like many of you, I wear a lot of hats. I think we all know that people, in general, don’t like change. Today, I’ll be wearing my System Administrator hat, and explaining why, as a sysadmin, I hate the cloud – private cloud, public cloud, all of them – and specifically the infrastructure as a service (IaaS) offerings.