- Meeting topic was “graphics”, but we pretty much had a free-for-all discussion.
- Last night I complied this list of graphics-related links. We really didn’t talk about this list all that much.
- Dave Weis from Internet Solver had swag to hand out (spiffy tees) in celebration of being recognized in the Business Record as a Best Of
- I brought some miscellaneous electronics and books to give away.
- We met at Raccoon River Brewery around 7 PM.
- The Iowa State Fair Parade was going on, so traffic was pretty bad getting in to downtown.
- Microsoft Server 2008 with Hyper-V R2 is coming out soon. Sounds like there are going to be some Hyper-V improvements.
- Debated security vs. business models for low-rate Web hosting. Many Web hosts do not pro-actively scan for security issues, adopting a strictly reactionary strategy. While economical, this can result in widespread outages if a vulnerability lands large numbers of hosts or entire subnets on black lists.
- Several members are busy gearing up for VMWorld 2009
I’ve not posted in a while. I do need to continue my Sun Tzu/IT thread, but I’ve been quite busy lately.
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