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About Gears of Geek

Hi, I’m John Gooch, the founder of the Gears of Geek blog site and author of hundreds of forum and blog posts around the Web, most of them helpful.

I created Gears of Geek to introduce you to new technologies, reveal tips and tricks to solve problems, and present strategies to enhance both your career and your working environment.

Gears of Geek will bring you my contributions along with resources from the Web to build a terrific technological toolset. Say that 3 times fast.

So let’s get crackin’!

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About John

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John is a veteran geek of who got his start in electronics and has worn many hats in the realm of Information Technology. He’s been a PC repair guy, Windows Administrator, Oracle DBA, Unix Systems Engineer, Network Engineer, Java Developer, and currently monitors the health and performance of thousands of devices on an Enterprise network.

He’s learning to perform magic using Puppet and Amazon Web Services.


Outside of technology, he enjoys playing Soccer, going down slopes on a snowboard at silly speeds, and playing video games.

If you want to know more about John he can be reached at LinkedIn and Twitter.