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Andy Hill
Murray, KY
I'm a Linux and Windows sysadmin emphasizing in virtualization (VMware -VCP4) and databases (MySQL, SQL Server, DB2). I'm fascinated with Internet Culture.
Interests: servers, databases, technology, project management, virtualization, vmware
Recent Activity
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Posted Sep 9, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
We had a fun problem at the office this week. /tmp was filling up. Normal steps to solve this problem did not work. I ran the following command: sudo ls -althRr /tmp Nope. No major offenders out there. The total size of the files visible to the system via 'ls'... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
Tonight we're not grilling due to some time constraints. We'll still eat well. Boston Butt with Jack Daniel's BBQ sauce Asian Cole Slaw Macaroni and Cheese It's going to be a long day back at the grindstone after a very relaxing Labor Day Weekend. Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
Almost everyone I've talked to has asked me "What's next?" when I tell them I'm coming close to finishing up my master's degree. I've got a few ideas: Rails Tutorial - currently on chapter 5 Microsoft MCITP Certification Reading! (I'm looking at you, Harry Potter) Finishing Zelda the Ocarina of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
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Reblogged Aug 16, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
Alpha Dog of the Week - David H. Brooks | August 02, 2010 - Jimmy Cliff | ColbertNation.com Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 3, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
The EU's latest antitrust investigations target a market that's way more important than some people believe. The mainframe is far from dead. via fosspatents.blogspot.com Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 2, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
Of course Microsoft is behind this government inquiry into IBM over antitrust issues. Ballmer is going nuts because he wants to own the glass house and for years he’s tried and failed to pry customers away from those fugly old mainframes. So now he’s turning to the government to fight... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 2, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
See, when there’s only one mainframe company in the world, and they’ve locked most of their customers into long-term outsourcing contracts, and in some cases they don’t just run the data center, they actually own the data center, well, the customers are kind of at IBM’s mercy. And sometimes that... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 2, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
“Good afternoon, sir. I’m a broker with Churnham & Burnham, and I’d like a few moments of your time to discuss an extraordinary investment opportunity. It’s an asset that everyone is buying—your friends, your neighbors, teachers, firemen, doctors, lawyers, and even your humble broker. via www.byrnehobart.com Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 2, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
The default rate is higher for loans made to students from two-year colleges, and higher still, reaching 40 percent, for those who attended for-profit institutions. via chronicle.com Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 2, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
If you missed MySQL Idiosyncrasies that BITE | MySQL Expert | MySQL Performance | MySQL Consulting Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 28, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
Notepad++ supports Powershell from version v5.6 but the VMware PowerCLI cmdlets aren’t included. via blog.koenvermoesen.be Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 22, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
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via tortoiseshell.net Oh, so awesome. Inserting Rows should never have been this hard. Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 22, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
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Reblogged Jul 22, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
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via insideinsides.blogspot.com MRI images of fruit. Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 21, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
Reblogged Jul 21, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
The notion that you’re trying to control the process and prevent error screws things up. We all know the saying it’s better to ask for forgiveness than permission. And everyone knows that, but I Think there is a corollary: if everyone is trying to prevent error, it screws things up.... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 13, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
As new technologies emerge that reshape the data center landscape, IT management is faced with the task of delegating responsibilities. In today's IT department, the roles and responsibilities are well-defined and structured. Teams are siloed into very specific verticals. Networking teams handle all aspects of the network. Storage teams handle... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 12, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) - Monday evening, Owenboro Police located and detonated a suspicious device near Gabe's Tower. According to Marian Cosgrove with the Owensboro Police Department, the device was actually part of an internet-based game known as "Geocaching." via www.14wfie.com Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 6, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog
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Reblogged Jul 6, 2010 at Andy Hill's Blog