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Re: Coronavirus COVID-19
« Reply #255 on: May 01, 2020, 11:36:56 AM »
So, fortunately, we don't have to worry about employment law since he didn't change his residence.  It becomes more of a departmental policy issue.  Sounds like there are other employees who are working from out of state in order to care for family, but they let the org know about it.  Our manager is gonna handle it from a communications perspective.

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Re: Coronavirus COVID-19
« Reply #256 on: May 01, 2020, 12:19:28 PM »
You still have physical servers???

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Re: Coronavirus COVID-19
« Reply #257 on: May 01, 2020, 02:16:47 PM »
Yeah.  Our production servers are at a collocation and we have an even bigger network at the office for test servers, active directory, and file stores.

We looked at going to AWS ~4 years ago but it fell through because of (blanking on term) the court jurisdiction.  Amazon wanted to keep Washington but our district wanted it to be in California and since we were dependent on the district to approve it we couldn't move forward.  We'll probably look at it again in a few years when we start prepping for the next round of hardware refresh.  The good news is that we are currently using AWS to host our new help videos so we've broken the seal and got a toe into it.

The biggest issue is that if we go cloud we now have student data on those servers and we have to make sure the contracts include protection of that data.

And even once that is done we will still have to have on premise servers for AD because that's a thing apparently.

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Re: Coronavirus COVID-19
« Reply #258 on: May 01, 2020, 02:47:46 PM »
You still have physical servers???

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Re: Coronavirus COVID-19
« Reply #259 on: May 01, 2020, 04:11:24 PM »
I might recommend Azure.  We're moving all of our stuff (slowly) to Azure.  Better controls, better PaaS overall.  OH, and we recently started using CloudHealth which will help you contain costs.  Love that tool!

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Re: Coronavirus COVID-19
« Reply #260 on: May 14, 2020, 02:34:31 PM »
just got off a call with 2 women from work - sales and marketing -- anyway, they were like, "I'm starting to think this whole thing is a hoax." And then the other one said, "I've heard a lot of people saying this is just because wants to put a chip in everyone." The first one replied, "I've heard that too, I tell you, I'll refuse one!"

you can't fix that kind of stupid.
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Re: Coronavirus COVID-19
« Reply #261 on: May 14, 2020, 03:33:23 PM »
They probably watched that plandemic video too.

Honestly, how can you see what is happening and still think it's a hoax?

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Re: Coronavirus COVID-19
« Reply #262 on: May 22, 2020, 12:01:52 PM »
Some interesting results from Indiana's recent study on its state's infection rate: