the Human Journey: "...while servers are individually more important, you can far more easily, cheaply, and effectively test and upgrade your server fleet than you can your desktops and laptops."
on 03/26/2010 – Made popular on 03/26/2010
Blog of Helios: "Over the past few weeks, we've received a number of quality laptops to give out to our kids. Unfortunately many of these laptops did not come with power adapters and pretty much qualify for doorstops."
Jamie's Random Musings: "It is pretty common these days for laptops, and even desktops, to be able to boot from a USB flash memory drive. So you can save a little time and a little money by converting various Linux distributions ISO images to bootable USB devices, rather than burning them to CD/DVD."