How to Make Technical Products Relatable on Social

There is always the temptation to talk “speeds and feeds” when it comes to technical products and services. But when marketing to the awareness and consideration portion of the funnel on social media, a product sheet doesn’t cut it. The Social Media Metrics Map Download Outside of a major launch, product-centric announcements tend to perform poorly.Read the full article

Samsung SSD Awesomeness

We took 24 256GB Samsung MLC SSD's and put them in RAID to make this awesome computer! See how we did it, and what the results were! For more information on these drives, check out

Shouting in the Datacenter

Brendan Gregg from Sun's Fishworks team makes an interesting discovery about inducing disk latency. For more details, see Brendan's blog entry:

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