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User: I need help, I have a important meeting and I'm unable to show my presentation, stored on my USB stick.
Here is your highly redundant, multi-million dollar, SAN running a highly-available cluster ensuring that all data and services such as GroupWise are always available to the business.
Just the other day a gentleman comes over to our desk with a rather large amount of papers stapled together. It seems that one of our divisional drives (almost 2 TB in size with about 14 million files and countless thousands of directories that are nested) was the victim of an unfortunate accident.
It was my 15th anniversary of working for my company. My manager/director at the time organized a lunch in my honor for his management group (about 10 people). A date and time was settled on and a meeting place designated to gather and travel to car pool to the restaurant.
I had implemented a quota system for my departmental server at a hospital. One of the social workers was continually running up against the quota and continued to complain about the lack of space. I explained that non-work related items should not be stored on the server as a it was a misuse of resources and perhaps she should consider storing those items off to a floppy or CD.