It’s not uncommon to find a mix of technologies in a typical data center. There’s always that one application running on bare metal that you can’t virtualize or that “other hypervisor” the dev team picked when they started building their app. These decisions can create islands of infrastructure which can lead teams down a path of securing each island differently with a unique set of tools. But it doesn’t have to be that way.Read more »
Four things I'm reading this week:
There is a crispness in the air and all across the country the leaves are falling in the annual winter display. Winter always reminds me of American poet Robert Frost whom I studied carefully during my years living in Vermont. His famous work “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” was a simple verse play of opposites between the beauty and death in the woods and the safe journey home.Read more »
Happy New Year, and Welcome to 2017!
Three things I'm reading this week:
It was obvious at an early age that Grace Hopper (née Murray) had a natural curiosity for figuring out how things work. At age seven, Hopper was caught disassembling alarm clocks to understand how they fit back together. This curiosity proved to be a life-long trait, taking her to Vassar, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and physics; and then to Yale, where she earned her master’s degree in 1930 and her Ph.D. in mathematics, four years later.