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Care to better understand the residents of the technology room, population: IT People aka geeks? Check out these surefire tips to aid you in your next encounter with him/her.

Care to better understand the residents of the technology room, population: IT People aka geeks? Check out these surefire tips to aid you in your next encounter with him/her.

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  • G33k Sp3ak Decoded
    • n. Using words or terminology that only geeks would understand.
  • Why is it important to know G33k Sp3ak?
    • Geeks and Business Owners MUST communicate with each other
    • Misunderstanding between the two wastes time and money
    • There will inevitably be a misunderstanding between a Geek (Chris) and Business Owners (Bob)
  • How to Fix These Issues
      • Step 1: Learn the differences between Geeks and Business Owners
      • Step 2: Decode the language of the Geek (your IT department)
      • Step 3: Find a trusted Managed Hosting and Dedicated Server Provider.
  • Differences: G33ks and Business Owners For your viewing pleasure: Geek = Chris Business Owners = Bob
  • STEREOTYPICAL GEEK (Chris)
    • Usually found alone in a dark room coding (not as well dressed).
  • STEREOTYPICAL BUSINESS OWNERS (Bob)
    • They are generally found in groups talking about ROI and their business cards.
  • Language of the Geek The Real World: 10 Keywords to Know When Speaking with Your IT Department
  • 1. Dedicated Server (n.)
  • 2. DNS (n.)
    • Chris Says
    • Bob Sees
    • “ We will need to point the DNS for codero.com to our servers.”
    Domain Name System. This is a Service that connects a domain name with an IP address.
  • 3. Front Side Bus Speed (n.) The Bus carries data between the computer and memory controller hub in a dedicated server configuration.
  • 4. Bricks and Clicks (n.)
  • 5. ICANN (n.)
    • Chris Says
    • Bob Sees
    • “ ICANN just started a new process to transfer a URL to a new IP address.”
    Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers: a non-profit organization created to oversee Internet-related tasks.
  • 6. GUI (n. pronounced gooey)
    • (Graphical User Interface) An easy way to access applications with the use of a pointing device such as a mouse.
  • 7. LAMP (n.) Stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP (it also can stand for Python, Perl, etc.)
  • 8. OS Patching (v.)
    • Chris Says
    • We will be OS Patching tonight between 1am and 2am.
    • Bob Sees
    To update your server’s operating system.
  • 9. Firewall (n.) A piece of software that protects information on your computer from hackers and sharks on the internet.
  • 10. Architecture (n.) A system’s design allowing components to connect and operate with each other seamlessly.
  • The other 1,247 words in G33k Sp3ak
    • Many Words Slide
    • I haven’t finished the image yet
  • If that seems overwhelming…
  • Find a 3 rd Party Provider Multiple companies offer managed hosting and dedicated server packages
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