Friday, June 25, 2010

Ethernet for the Machine Spirit

Friday afternoon my boss asked me to swing by his office so we could optimize some of the network access for the databases.
"This should be easy." He said.
"Making changes to the network on a Friday afternoon angers the Great IT Spirit."
"Ha, but it's a quick fix."
5 minutes later a port on the router blows.
My prophecy had come true, all hail the IT shaman