In this article, I will delve into some of the issues associated with visualizing the configurations of systems.As with many other disciplines in service management, the use of visualizations in configuration management can be problematic. I hope to highlight some of these issues with a view toward: improving the functionality software developers build into configuration management; and expanding how consumers of configuration information make use of visualizations.
About two months ago I acquired my third laptop in about six years. My first laptop started having a series of troubles on the day that I left for Hong Kong – and the day that volcano in Iceland erupted, causing the airspace in Europe to be closed for more than a week. It was […]