It's the scheduled day at the office. Prior to sitting down at my
- I get a call from R (for whom I manage a few servers). One of R clients
is mentioning the terms “proxy,” “multiple IP addresses” and “redundant servers,” which to me
screams “reverse proxy” which
means at best, a recompile of Apache (since I never compiled in
reverse proxy support) or worse, a complete reinstall of the latest version
of Apache. Oh, and the client wants it done by tonight.
- There are no parking spots available at the office. None. I
have to drive to the end of the building and around the corner before I'm
able to find a parking spot. This has never happened in the few years I've
been working with Smirk.
- The three-phase power system to the Data Center is blown. We're running
on the backup generator and the three A/C units in the Data Center are off line.
It can only get better from here, right? Right?
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