SharePoint virtualization is an oft discussed area of IT consolidation and thus features a number of opinions and guidelines. One of its most misunderstood areas is database virtualisation. Whilst it is generally felt that the database foundation of the system should not be virtualized (as with almost all virtualization projects, the inclusion of the database
It’s always nice to kick things off with something of a little substance so I’m going to heartily recommend you give organ donation some thought in 2012. If you already are a donor then jolly well done! If you’re not then why not visit the UK Organ Donation website by clicking here (or on the
Another great project by the Beeb that we can all support! If you, or anyone you know, has an Android mobile phone please grab the, free & safe, “UK 3G Survey” app from the Andoid marketplace and help contribute to the first realistic picture of 3G coverage! That’s it, you need do no more, it’s
Not that I’m advocating anyone use Vista when Windows 7 is so superior in almost every way, but I did just come across a little problem and it’s slightly concealed solution! It seems that Vista “intelligently” disables the “WLAN AutoConfig” service if it detects your system is not a laptop. This probably seemed like a
Microsoft just bought Skype. Well, just when you think things are calming down IT wise something comes along and blows you out of your chair. The possibilities for this one are HUGE and really show how important coms is to Microsoft. They just went from VoIP non-players to the new market leader in one swoop!
Yesterday I hit a reasonably strange problem, which took me quite some time to resolve, long enough, in fact, to prompt me to post this in the hope that anyone else encountering can avoid the circuitous route I took! Symptom: Windows 7 system unable to browse local domain resources (file shares etc) but access to
Reuters today posted a news item on a possible “reboot”, as they call it, of Blade Runner. Any film lover will agree this is pretty exciting, and whilst we’d all love Ridley Scott to make the new stuff it looks like this honour / privilege / responsibility is, perhaps strangely, going to go to the