@ 30,000 FEET is a series of high-level short summaries meant to give technology executives and managers a rapid introduction to a technology or concept. Although technical in nature, the goal of these articles is to bring a manager up to speed quickly.
In The Trenches Explained
In The Trenches articles are in-depth and hands-on dives into a particular set of technologies. The In The Trenches series is meant for people who really want to understand a given technology or technology integration concept. Roll up your sleeves, this is going to get messy!