Author Archives: datacentermix

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An Easy way to find your passenger score on Uber

I found out recently that Ubers can refuse to pick you up based on your passenger Uber score. So I just had to find out what it was! However Uber doesn’t make it the easiest to find your score. Here is how you do it! Open your Uber app, tap the three lines in the top left hand corner 2. ...

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9 Interesting Things I learned About Uber…

So Uber has been one of my favorite things for the past couple of months and though I think i’m one of the last people to really embrace Uber I have learned some pretty interesting things in conversation with the drivers. If an Uber driver gets under a 4.5 star rating they get put on probation. I feel this is ...

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Star Wars in the data center?!?! Caption contest!

Here is the newest data center caption contest that is hosted on www.datacenterknowledge.com every month! If you want to enter the caption contest simply click on the image and it will direct you to the contest! Then simply enter a caption! If you win then you get a signed print by me!!

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4 Ways Being An Artist Has Helped Sell Data Center Products….

  I’m always asked how an artist ended up in the data center world…and like most of us we just sort of stumbled into this industry. But I’ve been really fortunate enough to be able to use my artistic side to help me sell products and data center services. 1) Picture is Worth A Thousand Words Sometimes explaining distribution is ...

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A Data Center Book for Children?

Just when you think you have seen it all, A data center book for children! I always like to see what new data center books are out there to see what my book (What happens in the data center…) is up against. And I just so happened to come across this gem! “Mommy, Why is there a server in the ...

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8 Questions You Should Ask Before Moving A Data Center…

A colleague of mine, Blaine Berger, just authored an awesome book, “What Everybody Ought To Know Before Moving a Data Center”.  There was a great deal of relevant information that I’d like to share with you. Here are 8 questions that stood out for me. Of course this is a brief summary, so for more details I recommend you consider ...

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7 Tips to Avoid Big Data Center Disasters

I’ve been in the data center world now for almost 10 years and I’ve collected some great tips from my customers to prevent data center disasters. So here they are! 1. Color coding your data center. Something as simple as using colored power cords can be prevent a big problem. This way it’s a simple way to see what feed ...

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9 Things I Learned After Owning The Apple Watch For A Month…

So i’ve owned the Apple Watch for about a month now and I love it! This isn’t a review about what apps to buy or technical details like the battery life. This is an article about, “What is it good for?” “How will it improve your life?” I didn’t really expect much from the device. I was originally looking for ...

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Siri, where do you live?

So if you ask Siri, “Where do you live?” she responds with “Right here”…but that’s not where she really lives…When Siri was first announced I was so excited! My own little personal assistant. But then I got to asking her questions I realized she was eating up alot of my data. Don’t get me wrong, I love her and I ...

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5 Ways A Wall Calendar Can Make You Happier…

In the age of technology and gadgets it’s hard to think that a good ole’ paper wall calendar and in particular this awesome Kip and Gary Data Center Comic Calendar can make you happier…(and me happier if you buy one!) But it can…and here is how: 1) Smiling….it’s a proven fact that people that smile more are happier and I ...

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