IPv6 Best Current Practices | APNIC


APNIC has a list of documents and information regarding Best Practices for IPv6 deployments in various types of environments.

FYI, I dislike the term ‘Best Practice’ because in IT solutions are almost never “one size fits all”. I’ll generally refer to Recommended Practices.

Plain Text Productivity Redux · Scott’s Weblog


Ive been a follower of Scott Lowe for a fair few years now and always find his contributions useful. In particular is his insights into personal task management. His latest update is useful and mirrors some recent attempts of my own to using a text based task management approach. I failed at my last attempt.


TechNet Diskspd Utility: A Robust Storage Testing Tool (superseding SQLIO)


A feature-rich and versatile storage testing tool, Diskspd (version 2.0.17) combines robust and granular IO workload definition with flexible runtime and output options, creating an ideal tool for synthetic storage subsystem testing and validation.

Source: TechNet Diskspd Utility: A Robust Storage Testing Tool (superseding SQLIO)

EtreCheck – A simple Mac OS health check tool


I had to help a friend the other week to resolve some page hijacking that was occurring on their Mac. See https://discussions.apple.com/docs/DOC-8071. I was surprised to learn that such a thing actually happens with Macs and Safari.

I needed a quick way to run a health check of the Mac OS and found EtreCheck. Recommended.

Source: EtreCheck: About EtreCheck

Lessons in presales – unsane.info


Working for system integrators for 15+ years in a variety of implementation, management and other roles, I’d never formally worn the title of presales engineering, or systems engineering, yet…

Source: Lessons in presales – unsane.info