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Last September, I reported here that MS had announced plans to “deprecate” the venerable Disk Cleanup utility. That post was aptly named “Bye Bye Disk Cleanup?” Among the issues I raised therein was the threat of loss of command-line access to disk cleanup capabilities. This morning, I saw a recent …READ MORE
The Computer Weekly Developer Network decided to cover the emerging area of DataOps… and we were overloaded.
After an initial couple of stories to define the term here and another exploring DataOps further here, we embarked upon a full feature for Computer Weekly itself.
After all that, the …READ MORE
Where’s my desktop gone? That’s the obvious immediate first reaction for any Google Chromebook user.
We road tested a Lenovo Chromebook 11 500e (Robo 360) and an HP Chromebook x360 11 G1 EE (Snappy) to ‘go native’ on the Chromebook experience and assess the upsides and downsides of life …READ MORE
There are three pairs of file times that are available on files on Windows
PS> Get-ChildItem -Path C:\test\Newoutdata01.txt | select *time*
CreationTime : 14/04/2019 17:28:41
CreationTimeUtc : 14/04/2019 16:28:41
LastAccessTime : 14/04/2019 17:28:41
LastAccessTimeUtc …READ MORE
When Bain surveyed executives in Europe and the U.S. in 2016 about their plans for deploying industrial use cases for IoT, we found that European companies had pulled ahead of their U.S. counterparts. More European executives (27%) planned to deploy IoT compared with their colleagues in the U.S. (18…READ MORE
Many people using the London Underground today will likely have noticed that the usual Virgin Media-run Wi-Fi service is not working. Some might even have been mildly inconvenienced by not being able to access the internet on the platform like normal.
The network is down not thanks to some techni…READ MORE
It has been a week of activism and a call for action, with the Extinction Rebellion, causing major disruptions in London.
But alongside grass roots demonstrations, there appears to be a greater awareness in the corporate world, that every business has a role to play in tackling the catastrophic e…READ MORE
The Computer Weekly Open Source Insider team is running Ubuntu.
More specifically, we’re running Ubuntu 19.04 on an originally Windows-empowered Lenovo laptop as a dual boot.
NOTE: Incidentally, this is an altogether joyous experience… although the BIOS boot screen defaults to Ubuntu start…READ MORE
This is a guest post by Simon Lockington, director of global solutions enablement at Equinix Asia-Pacific
Industry watchers are predicting that 4G LTE subscribers in Asia-Pacific will naturally make the move to 5G’s faster network when the service becomes available post-2020. In Singapore, 5G …READ MORE
Microsoft’s Build conference for developers and IT operations professionals is just a few weeks away, but a close look at the session catalog reveals clues to the event’s likely highlights. Here’s a look at four key themes slated for the event.
The .NET lowdown
Build attendees will peer into the f…READ MORE
Facebook introduced the feature to its Messenger to enable people to transfer money to their friends in a few clicks. It was first launched in the US in 2015 and then in the UK in 2017.
But Facebook is closing down the service in the UK as well as France from June.
A statement from the company…READ MORE
Carbonite will end support for the free edition of Mozy’s consumer product on Monday. The cloud data protection heavyweight would like to convert remaining Mozy customers onto its own infrastructure but as of now continues to support Mozy’s other editions.
Carbonite acquired Mozy, one of its olde…READ MORE
The Secret Service is scrambling to prove that its agents are, too, competent and know better than to poke USB sticks in things.
As you probably know, a Chinese woman was caught at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort with four cellphones, nine thumb drives, a laptop and an external hard …READ MORE
Recently Intel announced some major upgrades to their Xeon CPU line. The long and short of the CPU announcement was that Intel was releasing their 56 Core CPUs for public release. That’s just a massive amount of CPU power that’s available in a very small package. A dual socket server, with two of th…READ MORE
If you’re interested in Java based web development, you’ll more than likely need to install Tomcat. This Tomcat installation tutorial will take you through the prerequisites, show you where to download Tomcat, help you configure the requisite Tomcat environment variables and finally kick off the To…READ MORE
The digital transformation of government and public service delivery is well under way and is by now – hopefully – unstoppable. It’s taken longer to get here than it should have, and it will take longer to fully embed the new public sector practices and technology than it needs to, but it shou…READ MORE
When it comes CCDE certification preparation, unlike CCIE exams it’s hard to get instant gratification as CCDE certification happens to be theoretical and one certainly will not be engaged in configuring the real gears.
Often those who come from hands-on experience find it hard to measure th…READ MORE
Cynet is among the global leaders in automated threat discovery and mitigation. If you are an organization with 500 or more endpoints then it becomes important for you to understand this threat assessment program. One of this program’s agenda is to offer free cybersecurity threat assessment. Since…READ MORE
There’s a bookshop located in Old Street Station near our office where we can sometimes be found nonchalantly perusing the blurbs of various works of literature during our lunch break.
The other day, we gave the back of Steven Pinker’s Enlightenment Now the once-over, but quickly put it back do…READ MORE
An ancient agricultural method and the modern MSP business model wouldn’t appear to have much in common.
Yet there are some interesting parallels between “three sisters” farming, which originated thousands of years ago, and how a number of managed service providers are currently cultivating busin…READ MORE