You’ve heard the buzz, seen the videos (you haven’t?!), and now is your chance to win an unlocked Nexus One (aka, the Google phone) for yourself.
We’ll pick one winner randomly from the top 10 Knowledge Point earners between now and Midnight, Friday Feb 26th EST. How do you get points?
- 5 points for every quality question.
- 15 points for every quality answer.
- 100 points and beyond for answering bounty questions, like this Cisco networking question Uscgcwo4 answered.
Our first opportunity? Tweet this out and we’ll award you an extra 250 points to get you started:
And just in case you need a little more incentive, here are the Nexus One specs:
- Android Mobile 2.1 Platform
- 4 GB space (expandable to 32 GB)
- Cellular, WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity
- 5 MP camera
- 3.7-in display
In addition to all the user-written blogs hosted on ITKE (check out 2009’s top member blogs here), we also host editorially written blogs from across the TechTarget network. Following are the 5 most popular, and you can also read our full blog roster.
3. SOA Talk
5. Storage Soup
With 2009 dead and gone (finally!), we decided to take a look back at what the most popular blogs were in the past year. To check back on the most popular individual posts, read through the IT Blog Top 10 archives. Think you can do better? Apply for a blog of your own by e-mailing me at Michael@ITKnowledgeExchange.com and maybe your blog will be up here in 2011!
Once again, we bring you the most-watched questions and more in this week’s update. Have a question of your own? Ask it!
1. Rlino asks how to save file doc, xls, into database sql server 2000 in VB6, which MrDenny answers, with CarlosDL and Vatchy offering some helpful suggestions.
2. A reader asks the eternal question: EVA 4400 vs. EMC CX4 120. Read on for MrDenny’s answer and reasoning.
3. Jdleon woke up one day to find they had no connection to the mail server. Labnuke, MrDenny, and Nnf97 tried to help.
4. A funny thing happened to Wabcan on his way to Outlook 2010 (Beta): His e-mails disappeared. Technochic and MrDenny offered some tips.
Want to know what’s the difference between me and you? Ask Dr. Dre. But if you want to know the difference between RDBMS and ORDBMS or active and passive switches, ask our readers. Below, we answer those questions and more in this week’s most-watched IT Questions.
1. A reader asks what is the difference between RDBMS & ORDBMS, with MSI77 and MrDenny chiming in, and CarlosDL laying down the snark.
2. Shircol says their problem is SQL Server Express 2005 cannot see a drive on the server (drive q) but MrDenny explains this isn’t a bug, it’s a feature.
3. A reader looks for development help on Exchange to intercept all emails at point of sending, but all they’ve gotten (so far!) is a shameless plug by Mrdenny.
4. A reader asks why IP addresses are divided into five parts, which Labnuke99 and Hetmil ably correct and explain.
Tony Pearson is a Senior IT Storage consultant at IBM. With over 20 years’ work in IBM storage, Tony has plenty to talk about in his blog, Inside System Storage. Most recently, Tony has been covering his experience at the Data Center Conference 2009 in Las Vegas. He has also recently talked about the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of Tivoli Storage Manager, as well as IBM System Storage DS8700. His blog is a great read if you specialize in storage, or even if you want to get some insight into working for IBM Storage. Be sure to visit Tony’s blog today.
Here are the 10 most watched questions on ITKE: There’s some great discussion going on. Go answer a question now!
1. Ak1bo78 asks for a C# how to on IF Statement’s, which Mshen and CarlosDL help create.
2. Dbsi2006 asks for help on how to map drives without UNC, which Rklanke, MrDenny, KevinBeaver and CarlosDL weigh in on.
3. A reader asks for tips about an Oracle 9i installation on Windows Server 2008 and CarlosDL is there with the answer.
4. A reader asks about NAT without BGP, a route which MrDenny and Sonotsky debate.
10. No Exchange 2007 on Windows 2008 R2 – but why? Brendan Cournoyer delves into why the latest Windows 2008 R2 takes a surprising turn in not support Exchange 2007.
9. How to use command line arguments in VBScript via the Wscript.Arguments Object Jerry Lees explains a helpful VBScript trick.
8. What is Changed Block Tracking in vSphere? Eric Siebert discusses how new block tracking features can ease incremental backups.
7. Choosing a block size when creating VMFS datastores Eric Siebert has written a guide on how to choose the right size for VMFS datastores.
6. How to reset the Cisco Catalyst Switch to Factory Defaults Yasir Irfan offers up a helpful, illustrated tutorial. Continued »
Our friends over at SearchNetworking had an abundance of networking books, so now you can benefit! We have free copies of Deploying and Troubleshooting Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers by Cisco Press and Network Maintenance and Troubleshooting Guide from Fluke Networks, and we’re giving away free copies for the next week!