My Load Balancer is a Swiss Army Knife

by Frank Yue

I am a self-professed nerd or geek. I like technology and what it can do for me. I like to go to the electronics store looking for items that I need want. When comparing the different models and brands, I will tend to drift towards the higher priced gadgets that have all of these great features in addition to the function that I need.

For example, I recently purchased a Swiss Army knife. I needed a new pocket knife and wanted something that was functional and versatile. The knife I ended up buying has 2 knives, a screwdriver, can opener, bottle opener, corkscrew, wood saw, awl, toothpick, and tweezers. It is nice to have all of the additional functionality if I need it. But, in reality, 99% of the time I use my Swiss Army knife just to cut things with the knife blade.

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