Friday, November 24, 2006

Integration Station new post

A new article on Redmond Magazine's site has been posted at "If It Can Go Wrong, It Will: A Migration Case Study" is available online only and provides a problem-by-problem breakdown of why one company's three-year Unix to Windows migration went so horribly, horribly wrong.

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Security Threat Mitigation and Response

Cisco Press has published a new security book - Security Threat Mitigation and Response - and a review of it can be found at Cisco Security MARS (Monitoring, Analysis, and Response System) is a product intended to work with your network and identify (as well as prevent) problems early on. It is also intended to boost data privacy to the point where compliance becomes a certainty. Given the customization that is possible and the importance of getting it right, a book on the topic that is detailed and easy to read is almost a necessity.

Test Knowledge: Basic Linux

A test-your-knowledge of 50 questions on vendor-neutral Linux (perfect for studying for the LPI or Linux+ exams) is now posted and can be found at The answers to the multiple choice questions appear at the end of the article.

Updated Look at LPIC-1

An updated look at the Linux Professional Institutes Level 1 certification (LPIC-1), complete with updated sites for finding information you need to know to pass both the 101 and 102 exams is now posted on UnixReview and can be found at