George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 20 Oct. 2014, Total: 562 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
23 Monitoring 16 Oct. 2014
181 News 20 Oct. 2014
94 Products 28 Aug. 2014
45 Security 10 Oct. 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. Microsoft SharePoint Server on AWS Reference Architecture

    Amazon has published a White Paper on how to use SharePoint services on AWS. It provides detailed technical guidance on how to configure, deploy, and run a SharePoint Server farm on AWS. If you are an IT administrator contemplating of moving your SharePoint to Amazon's cloud then this paper will guide you on how to set up and deploy the... Read More

  2. Microsoft Unveils Windows 8.1 Update

    Microsoft has just unveiled the Windows 8.1 Update at Build, and it will be rolling it out to users of the tiled operating system on April 8. MSDN subscribers can download it today... Read More

  3. Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 virtual launch event

    Microsoft will be launching its Visual Studio 2012 this September at a virtual event – exactly on September 12, 2012 at 9:30 am PDT. Learn about the new features and experience how it integrates best practices that accelerate development and deployment. The keynote speakers of the virtual launch event are S. Somasegar and Jason Zander - Corporate VPs, and Brian... Read More

  4. Microsoft Windows Kerberos PKINIT Man In The Middle Vulnerability

    Microsoft has released fixes to address this issue on supported platforms... Read More

  5. Microsoft acquires InMage

    InMage is an innovator in the emerging area of cloud-based business continuity... Read More

  6. Microsoft and Motorola fight over patents!

    At the moment a court trial is taking place in Germany that will establish if Microsoft's Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9, Windows Media Player and Xbox 360 are actually infringing two patents - about video compression and decompression technology, which helps in reducing the amount of bandwidth used during video streaming. The case was filed by General Instrument Corporation, a... Read More

  7. Microsoft enhances its Active Protections Program (MAPP)

    Employing a “give to get” model, the community will benefit when data they provide is enriched by aggregating it with data from others... Read More

  8. Microsoft is integrating the cloud into the Microsoft Partner Network

    The announcement was made Monday by Phil Sorgen, Microsoft corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Channel, at the Worldwide Partner Conference 2014 in Washington, D.C... Read More

  9. Microsoft latest staff giveaway

    Microsoft announces a massive giveaway to its 94,000 employees! According to v3.co.uk each Microsoft employee would get a Surface RT tablet, a Windows Phone 8 and a Windows 8 computer, which would cost Microsoft some $100 million. It is a noble gesture by Microsoft which would not only help keeping its employees happy but it would also raise the number... Read More

  10. Microsoft security updates for April 2012

    If you do not have automatic updating turned on, or to check whether you need an update, go to Windows Update by clicking the Start button, All Programs, and then click Windows Update. In addition you can go to Microsoft Update. Microsoft Update is an online tool that will scan your computer and provide you a report about what updates... Read More

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