Robotics and IT Management

After a week of travel to Europe for work, I am winding down at a restaurant in Stockholm Arlanda Airport for a flight in the morning.  I decided to go and have one more nice meal (and some wine to help me sleep).  Okay, the wine was for taste, but the sleeping part is an added bonus.  During my dinner, I noticed some perfect english beside me (which is rare in Sweden). After introducing myself, I found out it was a group of people who just finished a week from a Robotics conference discussing papers (one PhD and 2 undergrad).  What a fantastic discussion!  Especi...
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Looking forward to HP Discover 2013

  HP Discover is a fantastic event.  I’m not kidding!  It is absolutely remarkable! You don’t have to be an avid HP-lover to attend.  It’s not a requirement.  But the technology, information, and people at these events ARE NOT to be missed!  Not only does HP put on a massively impressive show, but I am ALWAYS geek’ing out with… well…. If I say “talented” people, I would be at a loss.  They are beyond talented, and I learn so much at this event!     Truth be told, I probably would not attend this event on my own.  I couldn’t afford ...
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Microsoft Event to SNMP Trap

If you have been reading my posts on SNMP and management, you will see a pattern....... "I hate Microsoft's position on open management".  It's mostly because Microsoft will not make a move to SNMPv3.  However, there is one thing that Microsoft did really well..... and that's the ability to turn ANY windows event into a trap. Brilliant! So, now, no matter who the application vendor is, if an event is created in the Event Viewer, you can translate it to a trap.  Think of all the wonderful alarms you can get!  It was kinda surprising to me how little this nugget of info...
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