Author: markjr

O’Reilly drops Managing Mission Critical Domains book

There is no easy way to say it, but here it is: O’Reilly has dropped the Managing Mission Critical Domains & DNS book. I’m told that this isn’t a “content based decision”, as in “your book sucks”. It’s considered “no longer a good fit”. So be it. I did take forever to write it, ironically, after … [Read more]

[RFO] Reason For Outage May 1, 2017

Yesterday we experienced an outage affecting the main easyDNS website, the control panel, easyMail and mail forwarding. The cause was a corrupted database in our core DB cluster. As expedient as it might be to blame the root cause on Russian state-sponsored hackers, the reality is that it was caused by operator error. A sysadmin was … [Read more]

easyDNS to issue $1 Billion in Negative Yielding “easyBonds”

/Newswire – Toronto / In a move described as the next logical step in business financing, easyDNS Technologies announced today the issuance of $1,000,000,000 CAD in negative yielding debt (“easyBonds”). The issuance will carry a short-term maturity  of 30 days and yield negative 50 basis points (or -0.5%). The move will net the Toronto based … [Read more]

The Cultural Purge Will Not Be Televised

“The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country. We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, and our ideas … [Read more]