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Dec 2 2008   5:59PM GMT

IT Knowledge Exchange Community Update for 12/02/08

JennyMack Jenny Mackintosh Profile: JennyMack

Here is what’s happening in our community this week:

  • Knowledge Points contest results
  • Announcement: Site down time
  • Questions of the week
  • Blog posts of the week
  • New community blogs
  • Messages from the TechTarget network

Knowledge Points contest results

Our November Knowledge Points contest has ended; check in with our community blog later this week for the official results. Our ten most active members will receive gift cards, just in time for holiday shopping. Stay tuned!

Announcement: Site down time

IT Knowledge Exchange is going through some exciting changes, which will require the website to be down from 7-10 pm EST on Thursday, December 4 (GMT 00:00 on Friday, December 5). We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.

Questions of the Week

Over the past week, we’ve seen some great questions come through IT Knowledge Exchange, but some questions need your attention. Click on one of our selected questions below, and spread the knowledge!

>> Importing an Access database to SQL Server 2005

>> Moving MTBDATA in Exchange 2007

>> Visual Basic 2008: Need help with an error in my code

>> Outlook 2003 importing contacts

>> Outlook 2003: Meetings and calendar updates

>> Renaming sheets when exporting SSRS to Excel

>> Cisco 3750-E factory reset doesn’t reset buffer allocation

>> Cable for DTE/DTE

>> How to rebuild RAID without obstructing data migration

>> Tape backup: Sysplex split

Blog Posts of the Week

Browse the sampling of selected blog posts below or go here to view all.
>> “Selling It” (Sister CISA CISSP)

>> Qualities of a maverick project manager (Quality Assurance and Project Management)

>> Sybase Training: Day 1 (The Multifunctioning DBA)

>> Use UNetbootin to install Linux or BSD (Open Source Software and Linux)

>> Verizon provides ground rules for successful UC (Unified Communications: Click to Talk)

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New Community Blogs

>> Survival Guide for the IT Professional | Thomas Wilson
This blog is not a placement service or a job posting board but a place for IT professionals to gather and share helpful tips and tricks about getting and keeping IT employment. Topics will include what types of certifications are hot in the marketplace today, how to get pass the moron patrol that is known as HR, and where to start on a Data Center build out plan. I’ll also cover how to work around budget constraints and keep a project moving and in budget. We are all brothers and sisters in this corporate world and we need to watch each other’s back.

>> SBS 2003 and beyond | Roger Crawford

This blog will cover the everyday problems and fixes I encounter with Small Business Server 2003 and SBS 2008. I will also be looking at Server 2008 mainly with TS Gateway, Published Applications, Terminal Services and HyperV. Whatever I may have encountered in my travels in dealing with a Small Business and their needs.

Messages from the TechTarget network

>> TheServerSide Java Symposium: March 18-20, 2009

Framework founders discuss the latest features of Spring, JSF, Wicket, Tapestry, Seam and Google Web Toolkit. Get expert recommendations on when to leverage Groovy, Scala and JRuby in your projects. Dive into popular open source tools such as HtmlUnit, soapUI, Eclipse, Mavene and Lucene to fix and find problems and accelerate development. Register now to choose from over 45 technical sessions being presented at TheServerSide Java Symposium.

>> ON DEMAND: Virtual Data Center e-zine

The latest issue of Virtual Data Center e-zine is now available on demand! In this issue: Learn how server hardware and disaster recovery choices are affected by virtualization. Get expert insight into selecting the best hardware and disaster recovery options for your specific virtualization needs. Check it out today!

>> ERP Support: Keeping costs in check

ERP software can be a big-ticket item — but the purchase price isn’t necessarily the biggest chunk of the total spend. Learn how to better consolidate, reduce complexity, investigate third-party support, and get alternative ERP software options.

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