Mondays! I hate Mondays! They make me so steamed!
Weekends! Talkin’ ‘bout the weekend!
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh!
We’ll offer a free trial of VMware Go Pro to anybody who can tell us where those lyrics came from.
As you may have noticed, we’ve switched things up here and are now posting your weekly links on Mondays, instead of Fridays. Why? We figured you needed this little ray of hope to get you over the initial hump of another arduous week.
That, plus the fact that our friend Jason Miller is now posting his weekly patch management news updates in this space on Fridays. If you haven’t checked out his first “This Week in Patching” post yet, we highly recommend doing so—and checking back for new posts from Jason every Friday from here on out.
And with that, here are this week’s links:
Why admins should know how to code (InfoWorld)
Gartner’s Top 10 IT Trends: Hits and Misses (InformationWeek)
5 dysfunctional IT relationships – and how to repair them (Computerworld)
In keeping with the major theme of this week – Halloween – we decided to spotlight one of the best costumes we’ve seen out there on the interwebs (read: Reddit) thus far. You can never go wrong with a Monty Python-inspired costume as far as we’re concerned:
Better yet, you can try it for yourself here – and it’s free!