Pilot fish is dispatched to a big, highly automated warehouse to install a new server, and everything is going fine when suddenly the lights blink and the UPS takes over. Fish's first thought: What did I do?
It's time for this insurance company's big annual disaster recovery test, and because this pilot fish has some configuration changes to make, he heads to the colocation data center a few days early. Think that'll help?
Back-to-back solar flares, including one that received the highest classification of "X-Class," are striking the earth. U.S. scientists say electronics shouldn't be hurt, but there could be some GPS issues.
Data integration is often underestimated and poorly implemented, taking time and resources. Yet it continues to grow in strategic importance as customer data and touch points grow with the emergence of cloud, social and mobile
A flood of updates to databases inside Internet routers caused intermittent outages on Wednesday and connectivity issues for companies, but experts expect the long-forecasted hiccup to be resolved soon.
It's the late 1980s, and this pilot fish works for a university in the southern U.S. in the computer center, which is located in the basement of a 16-story building.
"The university closed for two weeks every year for the...
Pilot fish is the sole IT staffer for this 400-user organization, and it's turning out to be almost impossible to improve the situation left behind by her somewhat underqualified predecessor.
Case in point: disaster planning....
Horror stories don't just happen at the movie theater. In a few cases, companies make a big play to use the wrong cloud application or experience widespread outages in their connection to cloud storage.