Kyle Rankin

It's easy to lose track of what your servers do when they number in the tens or hundreds. Here are a few simple techniques I've found that make it easier to manage them all. When I first started out in systems administration, I had only a few machines to keep track of. It was relatively easy to remember which servers did which functions (mostly because one or two machines did just about everything). If a server had a problem, I immediately knew everything it would impact. For better or worse,...

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We use our stuff, visit our TS-7800 powered website at I believe the Kindle 2 is the best ebook reader on the market right now. However, it's not perfect. Here is a list of six things I hope will be part of the Kindle 3 1. A touchscreen a device like the Kindle needs a touchscreen. When I hand the Kindle to people to try, nine times out of ten, they will try to tap on the screen to select an item. Every review I've read of the Kindle 2 talks about how much better the joystick is than the scroll...