To paraphrase 1998s The Waterboy (best sports film of all time)..
Reservations are the devil.
The more you deep dive into reservations and resource pools the more you don’t want to touch them.
I wont go into great detail about the dangers as vFrank, Eric Sloof and Duncan Epping (to name but a few) have been telling us for years.
Basically unless you REALLY know what you are doing and you have a REALLY good reason to use them… Don’t.
However, back in the real world reservations are still being demanded by some vendors. Most notably anything to do with VOIP. Which is understandable as you don’t want these guys fighting for resources. I will say though, some of the numbers they ask for can be eye watering.Continue reading