George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 24 April 2014, Total: 483 Blog Posts

With a career spanning more than 23 years in IT, George Chetcuti has hands-on experience on HP high-end UNIX setups, Windows high-availability clusters and cloud computing. He has overseen various network projects and managed IT departments. The aim of this blog is to address various network related issues and topics from networking concepts to hands-on tasks for the community of network administrators, where your comments and suggestions are always welcome. He also writes about Windows 7 in the little free time he has at www.windows7library.com.

9 Command-line 10 Sept. 2013
149 General 17 April 2014
36 Implementation 15 Jan. 2014
19 Monitoring 10 March 2014
142 News 24 April 2014
86 Products 7 April 2014
22 Security 21 April 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
15 Virtualization 22 April 2014
  1. Websense seven security predictions for 2013

    Websense Security Labs, a global leader in unified web, data, and email content security has made its predictions for 2013. Websense report predicts the key threats that the IT technology will face in the coming year which can give you a head start in reviewing your current defenses, identifying security gaps and putting new safeguards in place. The report also... Read More

  2. Great Firewall of China blocks Google.com

    According to GreatFire.org, a service that monitors blocked websites and keywords by the Chinese government, the Great Firewall of China has censored Google.com and some other Google services during the 18th Party Congress. Read more here - http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/403467/20121109/china-blocks-google-com-gmail-maps-docs.htm... Read More

  3. Amazon EC2 Spotathon

    If you are a user of Amazon's EC2 Spot Instances and feels confident that you have built a cool idea using spot instances then show off your talent and try your luck at Spotathon! You could win $25,000 in AWS Credit and celebrate Cyber Monday in a spot-instance style. You simply need to say what your application does, how it... Read More

  4. 1.32 million Facebook user accounts exposed

    A Facebook flaw has made some 1.32 million user accounts accessible without using a password. A message posted to a hacker news website published a list of links that gives access to user accounts while bypassing password protections! Read more here - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20180229... Read More

  5. Team Foundation Service is being made available to teams of up to five developers for FREE.

    Plan projects, collaborate with your team, and manage your code online from anywhere using any modern web browser with Microsoft's Team Foundation Service. Team Foundation Service works with all editions of Visual Studio 2012, as well as Eclipse and other tools. Get more info from here - http://tfs.visualstudio.com/... Read More

  6. Complex systems break in complex ways

    According to Peter G. Neumann, an 80-year-old computer scientist at SRI International, the increasing complexity of modern hardware and software has made it virtually impossible to identify the flaws and vulnerabilities in computer systems and ensure that they are secure. Peter's intuition is that complexity has become something that people don't want to hear about and the inclination is now... Read More

  7. MS Exchange Webinar: Myths and Best Practices of Email Archiving

    What archiving features are coming in MS Exchange 2013? What are the top myths and misconceptions when it comes to MS Exchange and email archiving? Why is email archiving considered the "Swiss Army Knife" of the IT world because it solves so many groups' problems in one solution? Read more and Register here!... Read More

  8. Free Online Backup Solution

    Did you know that using your Windows 7 platform and subscribing to a free online storage account you could easily create a secure online backup solution for free? Windows 7 Enterprise and Ultimate editions allow you to use BitLocker to encrypt data; the encrypted data can be uploaded to a free cloud storage location for safe keeping. Check how to... Read More

  9. VirtualizationAdmin.com monthly newsletter

    The below extract is taken from September's VirtualizationAdmin.com monthly newsletter authored by Scott Lowe. 'I'll start by saying that I'm a fan of both vSphere and Hyper-V. Both have a place in the world. With the release of Windows Server 2012 has come Hyper-V Server 2012 along with a whole lot of incorrect information making its way around the Internet... Read More

  10. Test Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 new features

    Try Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 enhanced features like the network virtualization extras, traffic prioritization and isolation, and the new scalability and mobility enhancements. Test Hyper-V Server 2012 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and share your experiences with us here. Download Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 from here - http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/hyper-v-server/... Read More

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