the laughing cloud

About – Sean MacGuire

Unix/Linux DevOps / Admin / Security / Hacker / Inventor.

Currently creating an unbreakable infrastructure for a fast-growing company – Scanbuy is the leader in barcode and QR scanning in the US… growth issues in a java/tomcat/MySQL environment under AWS using RDS, ELB’s, etc… and terabyte databases.

Also managing the End-of-Life for Big Brother for Dell on a consulting basis.

Created the first web-based systems and network monitor: Big Brother, with the ubiquitous “Red is bad / Green is good” display.

Assembled a community of thousands of Sys Admins, known as “Brothers”, monitoring millions of devices. Then in 2001, sold the entire company, which consisted of two people, to Quest Software, now Dell – see

While at Quest, created Big Brother On-Demand, a cloud based version of Big Brother Professional using virtualized servers distributed worldwide

I’m a patented inventor with 3 patents granted in the banking field with 7 others pending and numerous trademarks, all self-filed… the most recent issued June 18, 2013.

Specialties: Unix, Linux, Systems Administration, Security, DevOps, Architecture, Automation, Programming and IP. Amazon Web services, EC2, S3, Route53 and friends.

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