New books

Ordered on Amazon today:

I’m not sure what to make of the fact that these books are nearly 20 years old… totally out of date, but all that is available? What’s up with that?


I have 50 computers (with IP addresses). 26 of them are on-prem virtual machines, 12 of them are AWS EC2 instances, 4 of them are laptops, 2 are Raspberry Pis, 1 is a WiFi router, and the last 5 are towers, being workstations/servers connected to a KVM of some type.

I guess I have some other things with IP addresses too, like a few smartphones, an iPod touch, my Rigol scope which has Ethernet support, and my Chumby and various power supplies which have WiFi support.

I had a situation the other day where I couldn’t remember what one of my computers was for or did…