Virtual Hosting and Automation Take It to the Bank for Barclays The Old Days Barclays was satisfied with their website operations: waterfall-style software projects, environments carefully provisioned manually – one at a time – and discrete physical hardware hosting each disparate piece of the operational stack. Capital expenses and …
Fuzzy Logic Website About Fuzzy Logic [https://beta.fuzzy-logic.org/about.html] Fuzzy Logic is based in Seattle, Washington, and serves clients worldwide, assisting development and operations teams in leveraging the power of the latest technologies in virtualization, server administration, communication, and deployment to deliver solid products that are efficient, faster to market, and customer-friendly. …
AWS Optimization Calls in a Win for ExecVision Get the Job Done Fuzzy Logic was brought in by ExecVision to maintain, document, and improve the company’s call transcription, indexing and search product, which required consistent uptime and fast response. Evaluating the environment, principal Lee Whalen quickly recognized two opportunities: lower …
Hardware, licenses, applications, remote hands, even the expense of redundancy—none of it compares to the price of power in the data center; and power needs are increasing exponentially as processing intensifies and demand for rack space rises.
The GTA Glossary defines terms used in GNAT Box System Software and documentation up to 2003. It also provides a collection of other relevant industry words, phrases and acronyms used in, or pertinent to, GNAT Box System Software and other GTA hardware and software products. For current definitions and industry …
HAProxy, written in C by Willy Tarreau, is open source software for TCP and HTTP load balancing. It’s known for stability, efficiency and speed; chances are that this reputation is why you are installing it.
Load balancing, though, is a term that covers a broad range of functions, from basic TCP tunneling at Layer 4 to reverse proxy at Layer 7, and you may find more functionality in HAProxy than you expected—or, more than you bargained for.
Worked with Fuzzy Logic principal Lee Whalen to write website copy and case studies for the Fuzzy Logic website.
A guest post written for Women’s Memoirs, companion to An Editor’s Perspective: Prompts for Winter on Story Circle Network. Photos are mine. Discipline for Spring Writing DISCIPLINE FOR SPRING WRITING Mary K. Swanson Ripening mulberries It’s spring in your mind, and you don’t have enough time to record, much less …
A guest post for StoryCircle Network, a companion to Discipline for Spring Writing on Women’s Memoir. Pictures are courtesy of David Raistrick. An Editor’s Perspective: Prompts for Winter A Winter in Writing Mulberry in winter A writing winter can come at any time. If you’re a tenacious person, you stare at a …
Documented, wrote and designed three guides intended for print and PDF dissemination for AvrioRMS, a company providing IP-surveillance solutions for the public safety market. The company has since become a part of Hitachi Data Systems.The product was eventually called Pantascene. VistaSceneAG.r2 VistaSceneUG.r2 VistaSceneVWG.r1.full
Working with software engineers remotely, I assembled and edited their rough documentation into a guide for integrating Retail Cloud Technologies Teamwork point of sale application with Magento. 35 pages Magento Integration Guidelines
For Read (Think) Books, I designed the cover, interior and wrote the narrative for the booklet featuring contest winners. Ravine2014.print The Ravine 2014 Post at Read (Think) Books
For Read (Think) Books, I designed the cover, interior and wrote the narrative for the booklet featuring contest winners. Ravine2013 Ravine 2013 at RTB
I created this flyer to orient new members to dream groups. It provides an outline of the group’s purpose, an orientation to group expectations, a list of resources, and the meeting structure in a newsletter format. Dreamwork2010
With a team of three, created and published more than 136 documents in one year at BHN. 2005-10-10 Documentation Plan Summary
With a team of three, created and published more than 136 documents in one year at BHN. BHN Project Status
Created and updated sites for Bright House in Sharepoint. Became the department’s de facto expert for Sharepoint knowledge.
Set up, implemented and documented field testing for Bright House Network’s Digital Phone. 2005-02-16 Field Testing Information v.1.1
Written and designed to instruct the Bright House Network’s marketing staff in the use of the Ektron content management system. CMS Author Editor Guide v1.0
A guide that instructs how to install and set up a GB-1200 GNAT Box firewall. Interviewed and researched, wrote and edited, designed and published to PDF and professional printing for Global Technology Associates. GB-1200 Firewall Appliance Product Guide
A guide for connecting the Cisco PIX to the GNAT Box firewall via VPN. Interviewed and researched, wrote and edited, designed and published to PDF and professional printing for Global Technology Associates. Cisco PIX Firewall 501 Configuring an IPSec VPN with IKE
A 200 page manual that instructs how to use a GNAT Box firewall system, defining concepts such as IP packets, Network Address Translation (NAT), and Stateful Packet Inspection, and showing the advantages and precise process for implementing all of the firewall features. Interviewed and researched, wrote and edited, designed and published …
A manual that instructs the user how to use the H2A High Availability feature on their GB-1000 firewall hardware. Interviewed and researched, wrote and edited, designed and published to PDF and professional printing for Global Technology Associates. H2A High Availability User’s Guide
A manual that instructs the user how to recover their GNAT Box firewall system. Interviewed and researched, wrote and edited, designed and published to PDF and professional printing for Global Technology Associates. System_Recovery_Manual
Brochures, flyers and posters created for Wekiva Riverfest.
A Flash movie I wrote, storyboarded and produced for Bright House Networks. In the main image, there are many easter eggs you can activate by clicking, including making the fish jump and the cat meow. The artist and Flash designer is Fergus O’Daly. Click to view DP Flash Zip of Digital …
A flash movie I wrote and co-produced for Bright House Networks. (Again, not the artist, though I did flog him into giving us what we wanted. Not the same thing? : ) ) Co-created storyline with Darren Barr. Edits for Skater Guy Flash to emphasize Digital Phone’s E911 capability. Design, …
Working for Global Technology Associates, I wrote an extensive white paper on VPN solutions used with mesh and hub and spoke topologies. VPN_Topologies
Working at Global Technology Associates, I proposed documenting the path of an IP packet through the GNAT Box Firewall system. The support team used it as an aid to understanding for years. It helped me understand how firewalls work, and I was inordinately proud of the resulting diagram. GTA_IP_Packet