George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 22 April 2014, Total: 482 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
141 News 4 April 2014
86 Products 7 April 2014
22 Security 21 April 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
15 Virtualization 22 April 2014
  1. Achieving High Availability: Is it Time to Graduate from WNLB?

    Join J. Peter Bruzzese, Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), and Cofounder/CIO of ClipTraining on Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 11am ET / 10am CT / 8am PT to learn tips and secrets about load balancing, when it's time to move up from using MS NLB, and which types of load balancers to consider... Read More

  2. Active Directory Change Auditing

    Active Directory is critical to your organization and assessing configuration changes is a recommended best practice to safeguard this valuable asset. NetWrix has released an updated freeware version of their Active Directory Change Reporter product with significantly improved Active Directory change tracking and advanced reporting technologies. The tool simply keeps tabs on what's going on inside your Active Directory, tracks... Read More

  3. Advanced User Access Management on Amazon’s EC2

    For instance, a best practice in IT Governance is to set different permissions for "development" and "test" resources... Read More

  4. Alert Logic key findings about the state of Cloud Security

    The cloud is not inherently less safe. Among the six security incident categories examined, Web application attack was the only threat category more prevalent in cloud hosting provider environments than in enterprise environments... Read More

  5. Alternative approach to mobile interaction

    A wearable system called OmniTouch turns an ordinary surface like a table or the wall in front of you into an interactive multi-touch input device. Researchers Hrvoje Benko and Andrew Wilson from Microsoft, and Chris Harrison from Carnegie Mellon University came up with the prototype that combines a projector which projects the touchscreen onto a close by surface or body... Read More

  6. Amazon AWS Storage Gateway Supports Microsoft Hyper-V

    You can now use Amazon’s Storage Gateway on-premises in two of the most popular virtualization environments: Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESXi... Read More

  7. Amazon AWS announces 12 new cloud computing instance types

    Amazon AWS adds support for 12 additional EC2 instance types... Read More

  8. Amazon Cloud Test Drive Program

    Test Drive categories include AWS Big Data Test Drive Labs, AWS Security Test Drive Labs and Learning Management Systems... Read More

  9. 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

  10. Amazon EC2 now supports Microsoft SQL Server 2012

    Amazon AWS Cloud now supports the launch of Microsoft SQL Server on m1.small (1 ECU, 1.7 GB RAM) and m1.medium (2 ECU, 3.75 GB RAM) instance types. Amazon is introducing support for Microsoft SQL Server Web Edition, which brings together affordability, scalability, and manageability in a single offering. SQL Server Web will be supported across all Amazon EC2 instance types,... Read More

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