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June, 2008


June 25, 2008  2:59 PM

5 Sample BGP Configurations



Posted by: Joshua Wood
BGP, Cisco, Load sharing, Networking

Cisco's documentation is some of the best for any IT product. With the fast pace that IT keeps for change and the complexity of the products that they make a hand has to be given to their technical writing department. To that end here is a link to five sample BGP configurations that anyone using...

June 25, 2008  12:20 PM

File Storage for the Mobile User



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Dropbox, Microsoft Windows, Mobile

Wouldn't it be nice if you could get to your files whether you were at home or work or while traveling.While we are at it wouldn't it be nice if those files could be easily published to the Internet. And wouldn't it be nice if those files were backed up and had multiple versions that you could...


June 24, 2008  12:00 PM

How to determine if you can run Vista



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Microsoft Vista, Microsoft Windows

Windows Vista has been on the market for over a year now. Although the market share is reported to small it is undoubtedly going to grow. Many people have bad experiences with Vista's hardware and driver compatibility not to mention not being able to run your favorite video games. In order to...


June 23, 2008  2:38 PM

10 Dynamic DNS Services



Posted by: Joshua Wood
DNS, Microsoft Windows

If you have an Internet Service Provider that isn't providing you with a static IP address for some reason then it can be a really hassle to continually find out your IP address. There are a variety of reasons why you might want to connect to your home or work place such as:

    - Retriving files...


June 22, 2008  2:23 PM

MS HyperV versus VMWare ESX



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Hyper-V, Microsoft Windows, Virtualization, VMware ESX

Microsoft's HyperVisor software is new to the market. While it always takes time for a new product to have the bugs worked out it seems that Microsoft's offering the visualization market is making waves even at this early stage. VMWare is surely aware of this and is going to working on proving that...


June 20, 2008  1:30 AM

FireFox 3 Released



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Firefox, Microsoft Windows

The newest shiniest version of FireFox has been unleashed on the world. The improvements to this new version of FireFox are supposed to be vast and for the most part they significant in most way. However, the average user likely wont notice most of them. Official FireFox...


June 12, 2008  12:58 AM

Exchangeless Coorporate Contacts



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Exchange, Linux, Microsoft Windows

Life would be great if everyone used the same centralized mail server. While Exchange is an option for most it is not an option for all. Here is a great post by someone who has a few alternatives if Microsoft or Exchange aren't your thing.


June 10, 2008  12:57 AM

OpenSource Virtualization on Linux



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Linux, Open source, VirtualBox, Virtualization

VirtualBox is one of the best virtualization products that I have seen for a desktop user. It runs well and it makes life easier if you need to run applications on a PC but use Linux as your primary OS.


June 7, 2008  12:50 AM

Sample HP Procurve Configuration



Posted by: Joshua Wood
HP ProCurve, Microsoft Windows, Switches

So everyone probably knows how to setup a switch. You plug them in and away they go right. Wellll, that is mostly true. While they will work if you use them that way you won't really get the value out of a higher-end switch if you do do that. In this post I run through the basics of configuring...


June 5, 2008  12:26 AM

Windows 7 Preview Interview



Posted by: Joshua Wood
Microsoft Windows, Windows 7

Interesting interview of Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer. While it is not the original video there are some good parts if you have the time to read it. http://d6.allthingsd.com/20080527/gates_ballmer/


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