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Gianraffaele Percannella
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10th ITS European Congress: A hot June in Helsinki
Are you in Helsinki in June? I'll be speaking at the ITS Helsinki Congress 2014. The largest Intelligent Transport System event in Europe. Join me, I' buy you a beer 
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Outsourcing and insourcing
A couple of days ago I had a short conversation about a company insourcing IT systems previously outsourced. IT is like other professional environments. There are strategies changing not really for technical reasons but only because they look cool according...
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E2Call research paper accepted for 10th ITS European Congress
Last Friday I was informed that the paper describing my e2Call research submitted to 10th ITS European Congress has been accepted as an " Interesting and timely topic ". So it will be necessary some work to prepare the final paper submission that will be pu...
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Being a Facilitator of Chaos
As described in one of my previous posts , being a system administrator in the IT business world is not like to supervise an assembly line. A software development factory or a data center offering IT services are very complex systems with many unpredictable...
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Capacity Planning: Do Know (measure) your Environment
Continues from here . As I wrote in my previous post , capacity planning for IT business is a real challenge there are no reasons to make it harder than it already is. For this reason, you have to keep in mind that capacity planning isn't some kind of esote...
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mafia encrypted messaging lessons
As I wrote in past, I used to help Police work in specific investigations where a mix of knowledge between the military and information technology was required. Encryption wasn't born with computers. It is an ancient discipline and one of the best lessons o...
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Capacity Planning Basics
This is the first, and I hope not the last, of several posts that I want to write about the activity that I consider the "state of art" for a System Administrator: the capacity planning. As every activity that tries to define the complex systems behavior in...
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System Administration and Crime: The Really Hidden Data
Having competences both in system administration and in the military is sometime useful. Especially when I'm involved in Police operations to discover systems used by our fellow system administrators working for the dark side of the Force. Yes, the first in...
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MASELTOV: A System Administrator Helping Migrants
IT is all about data. That's definitely true. But, what about people? I'm not talking of wealthy customers ready to get in line for a couple of days just to be the first silly dude owning the last gold plated smartphone model. This kind of people are well p...
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Sending Our Probes Around: The Intelligent Transport System
As we already wrote, IT is all about data. Mining data is like to extract gold with the difference that data are useful, gold is simply rare. The whole world is a data mine, not only Internet, books or documents. Please, pay attention about the fact that so...
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