Here is a fun-gig I recorded yesterday for my coworkers.
It is a song that I wrote, which is based on a true facts - when all of a sudden remote working kicked it, setting our VPN on fire
YouTube's AI has blocked this video in some areas - how crazy is that, just because I have played well know melody?!
Enjoy, Kudos and check out my Thwack home page here
Below is full lyrics:
SPOG = Single Pane Of Glass
CSS = Internal Team that has 24/7 NOC as one of its function (don't remember what CSS here stands for to be honest lol)
MI = Major Incident
On a big LCD screen
SPOG view at my face
Big blobs of the TOP apps
And alerts bunch to chaise
Few scrolls and below there
I saw a critical speck
My heart rate jumped-and I felt chilling sweat
I had to stop to inspect
There it was in the SAM App
With severity High
... and I was thinking to myself
This could be false or this could be MI
Then I pick up a headset
Called CSS via Skype
There-were kids voiced in the home-based NOC
Destroying my stereotype
Welcome to the world post COVID-19
Such a different place (such a different place)
Such a working space
Plenty of kids, dogs and pets all around your work screen
Any time of year,
You can now find them here
Her mind was sharp and her voice firm
She had no sign of distress
She got a pair of pretty earrings
And she wore evening dress
She didn't dance in the courtyard
She just sat as a Queen
Some moves to remember
Some yet to be seen
I was shocked, so I asked her:
"Why such outfit at home?" (and she said)
You won't believe, but I just realized
I have a beauty syndrome"
And still those voices are calling in mic from her home
Shaking up and refocusing thoughts
Back... to my Google Chrome
Welcome to the Monitoring Worldwide
Such a lovely place (such an awesome space)
Such a rapid pace
We checking it all, round-the-clock, it's such a joy ride
So that in times like these, you all can sleep in peace.
SolarWinds in-a screenshare,
We dig in to inspect (and she said)
... I see there might be something wrong
With our Global Protect
ISP links upgraded,
User bandwidth increased
Reporting scheduled every single day
Yes, we did killed that beast
Last thing I remember,
It was... my overtime
When I glanced at the dashboard screen
And there was no downtime
"Relax" inner voice said...
"Our SPOG is all gr-e-e-e-n,
You can access it any time you like
Even post COVID-19"
I wrote lyrics to the same melody years ago, targeting my favorite boat manufacturer, Crestliner. They even posted it on their web site for a year, and I enjoyed a little minor fame & notoriety for a time.
It's fun, and I'm happy to see someone else doing the same kind of thing.
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