I'm back from Liverpool and SQLBits. It was a brilliant event, as always. If you were there I hope you came by to say hello.
Here's this week's Actuator, filled with things I find amusing from around the Internet...
You recover from backups. If you don't have backups then you are hosed.
To be fair, he is a member of the al-Gebra movement, and was carrying weapons of math instruction.
Wonderful interactive display of the top five songs every day since 1958. Imagine if you had this kind of interaction with your monitoring data, with some machine learning on top.
Since we are talking about music, here's yet another reason why reading the fine print is important.
I am certain it has *nothing* to do with the issues inherent in their software and services like Apple Music. None.
This article marks the first time I have seen the phrase "security intelligence" and now I'm thinking it will be one of the next big buzzwords. Still a great read and intro to NetFlow for those that haven't heard about that yet.
I wonder how long they spent studying this. I believe it's always been the case that skilled admins are scarce, which is why we have so many accidental admins in the world. There's more tech work available than tech people available.
My secret to avoiding jet lag for events revealed: