Planning IT infrastructure takes experience. Perform your planning well and you can expect capacity increases limited only by your budget. It makes no difference whether your infrastructure planning is destined for the cloud or the ground, thorough planning is the difference between simply running a single command to heat up new servers or a total disaster of entangled legacy systems.
This is where, as they say, “the rubber meets the road.” I take the necessary time to think through the ordering and physical racking process. I plan the implementation; I consider which components need to be configured, in what order, and so on. I design unit tests to ensure that each phase of the installation is proven complete and that they will work as designed. Taking a modular approach to infrastructure implementation takes a bit more investment initially but the gains (immediate and long term) multiply themselves to a sum greater than their whole.
“Web Typography: 'Stay Out Of The Way!'”
“Say, are those real em-dashes?” Yes. “Indented, justified paragraphs, and proportional small caps too?” Right again, two-for-two.
“Consistent Branding: 'Two's Compliment Notation'”
You needn't stop with the design of your web site. When I build your site I keep in mind how your brand's overall look and feel will appear on other mediums. I carefully select design details and image formats that ensure your corporate branding is
This helps you too from a maintenance point of view. Simply by changing a single file for each medium, I make it possible to make the changes instantly across all your marketing materials. Changes that used to be drudgery are now made consistently across all mediums with a few keystrokes.
“Server Expertise: 'Do it Right'”
Creating servers takes first a complete understanding of the Executive