Patch panel example:   Here's a patch panel picture. Although this still needs a little tidying up, it's fairly representative of the how neat... (60 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

Cable database?:   Shortly, it looks like I'm going to get the opportunity to rebuild our data centre from the ground up with... (213 words, 1 comments, 0 pings)

H/W downsizing:   I came across this article about how Andrew Back created a VAX Cluster using a couple of Rasberry Pi computers. There's even a pic of the cluster on top of an old MicroVAX 3500. This is truly hardware downsizing taken to the max :-) (45 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

Error analysis:   I might be repeating what Hoff said on this subject, but I was just asked about it yesterday, and as I have just been through re-installing WEBES, I thought I'd have a bit of a rant about error analysis tools for OpenVMS. (449 words, 3 comments, 0 pings)

Wanted: LK46W-A2:   If you are in Australia and you have an LK46W-A2 keyboard that you can part with (I'll pay, and pick up the shipping), please let me know. Having to type on an IBM style keyboard is driving me nuts. (63 words, 1 comments, 0 pings)

More hardware problems:   My OpenVMS box has a reported b-cache error, which brings down the machine. This is the first significant error I've had on this hardware since 2001. (209 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

New linux box:   I took delivery of a new PC to replace my failed linux box today. After a little shifting of configuration files, the machine is finally up and running, and boy, is it fast. At the price I paid for this, I should buy another one to replace my Windows box... (50 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

Machine death:   Significant memory errors on my Linux box indicate it's probably time for a hardware upgrade. (164 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

HP extends last Alpha sale date:   HP announces a six month extension of the last order date for Alpha based systems. (84 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

Hardware shopping:   I currently have quotes in for a DS25, an ES80, and an EVA 8000. I'm a little busy hardware-wise...... (19 words, 0 comments, 0 pings)

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