Colossal IT Fail: Accidentally formatting hard disks of 9,000 PCs and 490 servers


HOLY CRAP.  Here is an IT horror story from Rod Trent over at (a great site if you get the chance to head there): A bit of helpful information for the uninitiated: SCCM or (Systems Center Configuration Manager) from Microsoft is a tool IT administrators use to facilitate automated deployments of patches, software, settings, […]

July 27th…Happy Sysadmin Day!


Brothers an sisters in data.  Today is your day.  You’ve worked thankless hours patching servers, running cable, installing operating systems and configured innumerable routers and other network devices that move bits from point a to b and then some.  You’ve answered the “so, what do you do with all those computers when you replace them” […]

This PC is not a lie

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…and look, there’s no USB ports or drive for the user to stick “things” into!  I’ll take about 400 of these, thank you. Caption via Reddit: “It took about two months for my friend to build this, I am very impressed.” Very nice, submitter, very nice indeed. via: [Reddit/pics]