Archive for August, 2009


Gratitude Journal 20090731

I am thankful for or that

  1. Finally getting NetBackup and the StorageTek L700 all straightened out.
  2. Putting a production Oracle DB on the new Veritas Cluster on Sun M5000s that I helped build.
  3. Money to buy food.
  4. Sysadmin Day!
  5. BD suggesting OJ’s Diner for lunch.
  6. RS giving me a ride to OJ’s.
  7. Elevators.
  8. LEB buying gas for the van.
  9. Air conditioning.
  10. A reasonably quiet on call week.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Folding three loads of clothes.
  2. Making the bed.
  3. Taking out the garbage.
  4. Putting the garbage and recycling out at the street.
  5. Moving a production DB to the new cluster.
  6. Fixing NetBackup and the L700.
  7. Knowing to set up Nagios/NRPE monitoring of the new cluster.
  8. Answering pages in the middle of the night.
  9. Driving GAB to and from movie night w/ her band members.
  10. Working diligently.