Marc Andreessen: The Eternal Optimist

I don’t think anyone is a bigger advocate for tech startups than Marc Andresson. Marc is co-founder and general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz in Silicon Valley, California. Andreessen Horowitz invests in early to late-stage technology companies in a variety of categories. Some of their portfolio…

How To Get a Technical Marketing or Community Role

I enjoy mentoring IT Pros and acting as a sounding board for their ideas, thoughts, and opinions. I often get asked, “How can I get into a technical marketing or a community manager role?” This usually comes from IT Pros who want to give back to a community that has…

Red Hat Has a Plan for CentOS Stream

Red Hat recently announced a move away from CentOS Linux to CentOS Stream. CentOS Stream is a ‘rolling preview’ of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and updated several times a day from that code base. CentOS Stream also tracks ahead of a current release of RHEL. Many folks in the…

OpenStack Victoria Released

OpenStack Victoria was released on October 14, 2020 and is the 22nd release of OpenStack, the open source cloud software. It was interesting to see that contributions came from close to 800 people, 45 countries and 160 organizations. OpenStack is developed and released around 6-month cycles, and this project stable…

Red Hat Virtualization 4.4

The latest release of Red Hat virtualization (RHV) which runs on Red Hat 8.2, now integrates with Red Hat OpenShift and combines containers with virtual machines. You can now have one standard development and management stack.…

Windows DNS Server Exploit

On July 14th, Microsoft publicly released a statement associated with a severe vulnerability in the Windows DNS server All Windows Server versions starting from 2003 to 2019 are vulnerable to CVE-2020-1350.…

Note-Taking: Zettlekasten Method

The end result of a good note taking system is that it will allow you to see connections made between ideas. By connecting your notes, Niklas Luhman was able to produce a mountain of books and articles.…