Avoid the “bulldozer to find a china cup” scenario

Mark Cutting Analysis, Cooperation, Investigation, Management, Planning, Testing 0 Comments

Once in every while, you encounter a repetitive issue that no matter what you try to do to resolve it, the problem manifests itself over and over again – sometimes, even on a daily basis. Much of how the issue is remediated really depends on the person assigned to the task. You might be puzzled at why I’d write about …


Recovering from an Exchange array failure in 1998

Mark Cutting Exchange 2 Comments

Why is it that all outages seem to happen at 5:30pm on a Friday afternoon ?┬áBack in the day during 1998 when DEC was still mainstream and Windows NT Server 4.0 was the latest and greatest, I was working for a commodity trading firm in the West End as an IT Manager. The week had typically gone by with the …