Isle of Man Stuff

It’s Always DNS

I recently registered a nice short domain name for someone. I had a choice of regsitrars. One was my usual domain registrar, and another was a local Isle of Man company who were significantly cheaper. I decided to buy local (and save money!) thinking that I was doing the right thing of supporting a business […]


HP Proliant Microsever

I bought a 300 GB NAS box about 10 years ago, and although it still works fine it had finally filled up.  The thought that it has all my digital life on one spinning disk was also making me feel uneasy – especially given that it has been spinning for a decade. So, I was […]