Sam Bowling

Sam Bowling

As senior infrastructure engineer, Sam maintains many high availability clusters to ensure prompt delivery of web services and resolve issues within clusters as well as resolve issues with clients that are complex and require in-depth knowledge of Linux and services associated with Linux. He also assist with fulfilling preservation requests, internal operations, monitoring, automation and other various aspects of system administration.

Articles by Sam Bowling

Nov 11, 2009
Sam Bowling

There has been a lot of talk across the internet about Google’s latest web application they released known as Google Wave. With Google Wave being touted as being “social networking personalized,” I got interested in it and searched for an invite. Upon receiving my invite, however, I noticed that nobody I knew had Google Wave. […]

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Jun 30, 2008
Sam Bowling

It seems that with each new release of Windows system administrators have the world’s worst time migrating from the previous operating system release to the latest. One of many compatibility issues with 2008 is that .NET is built into Windows 2008 but is only 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5. When you try to install ASP.NET Windows […]

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May 19, 2008
Sam Bowling

It seems common that people that are into video games or computers in general will at one point in their life attempt to build their own computer. After you have purchased and received all your parts you’ll notice the most common things. A motherboard, the processor, fans, graphics cards, and so on. Eventually everyone comes […]

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May 6, 2008
Sam Bowling

People who have used Linux are aware of the never-ending debate over what is the best package management system. There are a lot of them out there like YUM, APT, Portage and YaST. All have their positives and negatives as well as have their individual uses.

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May 2, 2008
Sam Bowling

Picture this. Your site finally hits it big. You’re getting 2000 hits per second and swimming in bandwidth. Everything is going great and then all of the sudden your dedicated server crashes. When the server is checked out it appears the hard drive has failed and all your data is lost. This is when you […]

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Apr 22, 2008
Sam Bowling

There is a lot of confusion these days with all the new processor technology that has come out over the last few years. Intel has released a great amount of different technologies such as Hyper-Threading, the Core series, as well as VT technology. Now, I’m sure after reading these terminologies that Intel has coined you’re […]

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