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Applications

After the Great Cloud Debate, What’s Next?

February 27, 2019

This month, we’ve spent time discussing how cloud will affect traditional on-premises IT operations staff. Many IT pros have given feedback on how their organizations view cloud computing, whether it’s a strategic solution, and what you give up when you go with a cloud solution. …


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Systems

To Infinity and Beyond!

December 6, 2018

I’ve covered a lot in this series of posts around artificial intelligence (machine learning); from the beginning (Not Another AI Post…) to why I love it (My Affection for AI) to what I hate about it (My Animosity Toward Artificial Intelligence) to what scares …


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Networks

Words Matter

November 26, 2018

One of my biggest pet peeves with AI is the word itself. Words matter, especially in IT. Whether you’re trying to nail down a scope of work for a project, troubleshooting an outage, or even trying to buy a product, if everyone isn’t using …


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Database

Why I’m Not Worried About Skynet

November 15, 2018

I’m 98% confident if you ask three data scientists to define Artificial Intelligence (AI), you will get five different answers. The field of AI research dates to the mid-1950s, and even earlier when you consider the work of Alan Turing in the 1940s. Therefore, …


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Networks

AI-nxiety

November 14, 2018

So far I’ve written about my love and hatred of what AI can do for me (or cost me) as a network owner. This post is going to cover why I’m afraid to let a machine take the wheel and use all that artificial …


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Networks

My Animosity Toward Artificial Intelligence

October 30, 2018

In my previous posts, I talked about the basics of AI in relation to network and systems management as well as why I love it. This post isn’t going to be as optimistic about the current state of affairs when it comes to AI. …


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Networks

My Affection for AI

October 24, 2018

In my last post, I mentioned one of the basic use cases for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in a modern network. AI can be utilized to not only bridge the informational gaps between functional teams, but can crunch that data down and provide predictions of …


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Networks

Not Another AI Post…

October 10, 2018

Modern network and systems engineers have a lot to deal with. Things like overlapping roles, constantly changing client devices, and new applications popping up daily create headaches beyond comprehension. The amount of data produced by packet captures, application logs, and whatever else you have …