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Rocky Mountain Information Security Conference (RMISC)

I recently attended the Rocky Mountain Information Security Conference (RMISC), a rather impressive and unique gathering that prompted several relevant notions. First, about the conference. Looking around the room, I saw about 1000 attendees. This conference is in its 10th … Continue reading

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Shiny Apps using R Studio

Shiny Apps are a fun, easy way to share results, analyses, and even capabilities utilizing R, and a little bit of coding. Some examples I have created are in these links. The first three run right off the link, but … Continue reading

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Explaining Reliability

Most everyone knows what reliability means in its precise sense, and we can refer to definitions most anywhere which are all consistent. But I know that some of us who work in the reliability fields often struggle explaining what the … Continue reading

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Net2Plan is worth a look

I recently found a network planning tool that is publicly available through GNU public license, called Net2Plan, and I suggest anyone working on telecommunications or IT networks to give it a try.  You can find a copy at net2plan.com of … Continue reading

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I hava a cold. Did I fail?

When a person gets ill, say from a cold like the one I have right now, we tend to slow down, maybe have trouble focusing, or otherwise performing certain tasks. Clearly we function, but not as well as we would … Continue reading

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What is the cure for Diversity Fever?

Everyone seems to have diversity fever. We want to improve the reliability of our engineered solution, or the availability of a network, so we add redundancy, make sure we have diverse access to the service, and so on. Diversity is … Continue reading

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It’s all about Reliability

If you consider yourself an engineer, think about what you do in a very broad sense. Engineering is all about applying scientific discovery and making it practical, useful, and widely used. If you are an Electrical Engineer, for example, then … Continue reading

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The What and How of Network Modeling

I often get asked to describe what I do and how I do it, especially when it comes to network modeling. The other day, that need became urgent. With the pressure on to come up with a description, here is … Continue reading

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Capacity Management, Failure Mitigation, and Where to Start?

Standard mitigation tools are a great place to start with Capacity Management, just like any failure mitigation need. As a telecommunications and IT consultant, we’re often called upon to solve problems. I remember some of my early training that suggested … Continue reading

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Reliability Society Denver Section Meeting on Reliability Based Steel Sheet Pile Assessment

On Thursday, November 29th, the Denver Section of the IEEE Reliability Society enjoyed an evening of professional discussions and networking, with a very interesting technical talk from Dr. Rui Liu, a drawing for a book by Gregg Hobbs, and pizza … Continue reading

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