The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Wednesday, January 31, 2007

My alarm clock sounded suspiciously like a phone

Ring.

Ring.

Ring.

“Mughuwaha?”

“Sean,” said Smirk. “You awake?”

“Mughuawhaha,” I said.

“Our customer S is complaining about network lag, what's the address of their installation of Cacti?” I gave Smirk the address, and he was able to log in. “Thanks.”

I fall back asleep again.

Ring.

Ring.

Ring.

“Hugmugahwah?”

“Sean!” It was Smirk yet again. “Somethings wrong with their installation of Cacti—there's no data for the past two weeks.” Oh great, I thought. “Can you look into it?”

“Yeah,” I said, resigning myself to the fact that yes, I am getting up early today.

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