2010 Gift Guide for Storage Geeks

Christmas – A Time of Computer Sales!

Sung to the tune of “Winter Wonderland”

Storage arrays, they are drumming.
In the data center, drives are humming.
There’s very little spam,
I’m happy as a clam,
Living in a Linux storage land.

This is a great time of the year for us Linux storage folks. Work is slowing down so we have time to read (or write) articles, run tests with some cool new hardware, perhaps perform some needed backups (oops), check backup tapes (leave that for the new guys), or my personal favorite – SHOP FOR SOME COOL STUFF FOR MYSELF! Of course when I do find something I really want, I get the steely eye of justice from the family CEO so I have adopted a new strategy – I pass along my wants to family members accompanied by reminders of how I saved their bacon with Windows refused to boot or the drive in their laptop gave up the ghost. Works like a charm.

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