Automatic Updates on Windows Servers (or, “Why I am Certifiably Insane”)

I want to make a confession. I am violating one of the most central, most critical, most well-known commandments of systems administration. I am letting my Windows Servers auto-update. Not just download updates and ask me to install, either. Full on, straight from the Microsoft marching orders auto-updating. Reboots and everything. So, am I insane? Probably, but here’s the thing: […]

Culture Shock

I think I’ve figured out what’s wrong with America these days. Or not. Hell, I’m just some random person on the internet. That being said, I do have a theory: I think we’ve suffered a breakdown in discourse. We can’t talk to each other about issues anymore. No longer are there reasoned arguments over the details of our political landscape. […]