I have now got new challenges and am designing much bigger systems. Whereas before I would have take one of these: Plugged it into a pair of these: And finally plugged in a pair of these:
Now I do not actually do the plugging in - that is not part of the documented process. Also, the system I am designing is on the other side of the world. However I now take one of these, a couple of these and add a couple of racks of these. Finally it all plugs into a couple of these.
True I am not as hand-ons as I would like to be (for now). However, I am getting exposed to a the real big boys kit with systems that are used by 100k+ users, as opposed to 100 users. The challenge is very real, but exciting. As we quite often said at Snell: