George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 13 Aug. 2014, Total: 532 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
152 General 23 June 2014
37 Implementation 10 July 2014
21 Monitoring 13 Aug. 2014
165 News 11 Aug. 2014
93 Products 29 July 2014
34 Security 25 July 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. Try Search Commands from Microsoft’s Office Labs

    Search Commands is an Office Labs experiment designed to quickly find the commands you need in Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010. It works with Word, Excel and PowerPoint only. Office Labs is a group within Microsoft and experiments with ideas by building prototypes to shape future research and development in the productivity space for both work and home. To install... Read More

  2. The world’s fastest single GPU graphics card

    The semiconductor giant Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has launched the world's fastest single-GPU Graphics card, featuring exceptional performance improvement and enables new levels of gaming and compute capabilities. The AMD Radeon HD 7970's processor is the only GPU based on 28nm production technology. AMD's Eyefinity technology together with AMD's App Acceleration, PCI Express 3 support, better power management, and AMD's... Read More

  3. Super Micro Computer’s Cloud

    Super Micro Computer Inc., the Taiwanese computer manufacturer will be setting up a cloud computing center in northern Taiwan. The Taiwanese government is working on a technology park that is intended to host the development of high-end server equipment and cloud computing for both the country and the rest of the Asia-Pacific region. Definitely, it is a positive private public... Read More

  4. It’s not just about cost savings!

    According to Business Insider, China offers more benefits than just cost-savings and that's why major manufacturers of electronics such as Apple, build devices there! • Most of the components of iPhones and iPads — the supply chain — are now manufactured in China! • China's factories are now far bigger and more nimble than those in the United States. They... Read More

  5. The ‘Masquerade’ Behind ACTA

    The appointed rapporteur for ACTA in the European Parliament resigns and explains the situation, Mr. Kader Arif says: "I want to denounce in the strongest possible manner the entire process that led to the signature of this agreement: no inclusion of civil society organizations, a lack of transparency from the start of the negotiations, repeated postponing of the signature of... Read More

  6. Mobile-connected devices will exceed the world’s population…

    In 2012 there will be more mobile devices than people, according to Cisco. Cisco's Global Mobile Traffic Forecast report shows that there will be more than 10 billion mobile-connected devices by the end of 2012 which would exceed the world's population estimated to reach 7.3 billion at that time! Two-thirds of the world's mobile data traffic will be video while,... Read More

  7. Michael Jackson entire catalog…

    Michael Jackson's entire 50,000-track catalog which includes many songs that have never been released may have been compromised in last year's Sony hack! It is reported that hackers were able to download the entire catalog! In fact, Sony admits the breach and stated that all compromised servers have been patched. Sony purchased the catalog back in 2001 for $250 million!... Read More

  8. Microsoft’s Launches So.cl – a new Social Network for students!

    So.cl ("social") is developed by Microsoft Research's FUSE Labs and is aimed at students to give them the ability to network with their classmates turning the social network into a new classroom. It allows students to build posts with photos, video, text, and find students with similar interests and build communities around specific educational goals. So.cl might even give students... Read More

  9. Submarine cables – Internet’s physical infrastructure

    If you're into the physical infrastructure of the Internet then this map should be your starting point. The Submarine Cable Map is a free resource from TeleGeography. Data contained in this map is drawn from Global Bandwidth Research Service and is updated on a regular basis. The map is rich of information including cable capacity, provider name and other elements;... Read More

  10. Be aware of fake Google’s Chrome installers for Windows

    Trend Micro, the antivirus vendor has identified suspicious URLs which appear to be hosted on legitimate sources such as, Facebook and Google domains that promote a malicious file called ChromeSetup.exe. This file has nothing to do with Google's Chrome installation but is simply an information-stealing Trojan application and is offered for download on various websites! An analysis of the file... Read More

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