BCP/DR Primer – An introduction to planning your IT recovery strategy – Part 1

You see the acronyms all over the place, and it can be very overwhelming. There are so many articles about cloud, SPOF, RPO, RTO, five 9 up-time and in the end it is really all meaningless unless you understand your own environment. A common misconception is that by putting your data “in the cloud” that … Read more

TDI – Using Test Driven Development Methodologies for Infrastructure

For those who have had exposure to development environments, you are probably familiar with TDD, or Test Driven Development. If not, then I highly recommend that you dig into the topic as it may be one of the best tools to have in your toolkit:¬†http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Test-driven_development The concept is simple: Design a test for an upcoming … Read more