Amazon Route53 Weighted DNS Routing

Here's a good question someone raised that I can't find an answer to- If you were to use the weighted routing from Amazon's Route53 DNS  to route users to two different versions of your website (Y and Z for example),  what happens when a user at home on a desktop computer  gets record set Z … Continue reading Amazon Route53 Weighted DNS Routing

Ruckus Wireless AP Default Info and User Guides

I've used several wireless AP management systems from Motorola and Ruckus. Ruckus is by far my favorite and here's some useful info for their APs and Managers if you need to wipe them and start over. One of the things I love about Ruckus is that their hardware warranty is essentially endless. By that I … Continue reading Ruckus Wireless AP Default Info and User Guides

Best Quote Ever…

If you've never listed to Neil deGrasse Tyson he's a great American astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium and has a podcast. A while back someone asked him the following: "What is your favorite or in your opinion most significant space exploration related discovery of the last year or so?" Here's Neil deGrasse Tyson's response: "... … Continue reading Best Quote Ever…

Oh Windows, why dost thou hate me so?

I understand, having a background in IT, programming and development and other complex systems, that complex systems are, well, complex. I also understand where Windows came from. From version 1.x on the good old IBM PS/2 model 25. Yeah, I had one. One of the first "all in one" computers with, gasp, VGA.... I also … Continue reading Oh Windows, why dost thou hate me so?

Silhouette America, inc. You Suck (now with less suck)

I try to keep my rants to a minimum but dear God in heaven this has me mad. My side business is vinyl decal cutting and window clings. We use software and hardware from a variety of vendors but one vendor who I SHALL name here has screwed the pooch with their latest software update. Usually software … Continue reading Silhouette America, inc. You Suck (now with less suck)