George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 1 Oct. 2014, Total: 553 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
22 Monitoring 26 Aug. 2014
175 News 1 Oct. 2014
94 Products 28 Aug. 2014
43 Security 26 Sept. 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Windows Azure AD Rights Management tools

    Windows Azure AD Rights Management provides the ability to enable the use of digital rights management technology in organizations that subscribe to the Office 365 preview services. Office 365 Preview customers can enable rights management capabilities within the Preview versions of Exchange Online, SharePoint and Office. These downloads enable an administrator to manage Windows Azure AD rights management features and... Read More

  4. The Betrayal of Wikileaks

    Hacktivists group Anonymous state that they cannot support anymore what Wikileaks has become. Read some tweets exchange between Anonymous and Wikileaks here - https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/256208465511452672 Read Anonymous Press Release here - http://www.anonpaste.me/anonpaste/index.php?f12864c4aaa27e05#b85melA+HwnJhvVZbw93iqqnrdHJLNEJURQgWJSkAhk=... Read More

  5. Top-secret base revealed on Apple Maps

    'A top-secret base in Taiwan, revealed on Apple Maps. The Navy SEALs' rehearsal site for the Osama bin Laden raid, found on Bing. Once again, commercial satellites have snapped images of things that governments would rather hide from public view. And once again, those governments are finding that there's not much they can do once this sensitive imagery ends up... Read More

  6. Creating an Office 365 Hybrid Deployment without a Lab Server

    Extract taken from September's MSExchange.org newsletter authored by Henrik Walther, MCM: Exchange Okay so there's quite a few of you that would like to test a migration from an on-premise Exchange environment to Office 365 in order to get some hands on experience prior to doing this as an administrator within your enterprise organization or maybe as a partner consultant... Read More

  7. Can we trust the Chinese with our critical data infrastructure?

    The Chinese world leader in fourth generation communication networks, known as 4G, sets its eye on the U.S market. This latest technology is used for high volumes of phone calls, data, and high definition video. Its innovative low cost systems have already captured markets in Africa, Latin America and Europe. Many U.S. congressional leaders and others see this move as... Read More

  8. Eulogy for TMG – Monthly Newsletter

    This year we celebrated the 15th birthday of Microsoft's proxy/firewall solution that has gone through a couple of name changes to get where it is today. Sadly, on September 12, Microsoft announced that the company is discontinuing TMG, along with FPE, FPSP, FSOCS and TMG Web Protection Services… Microsoft will continue to support the products through 2015, with extended support... Read More

  9. The first European Cyber Security Month – October 2012

    The Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Norway, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Portugal, and the United Kingdom are participating with various activities and events throughout October, to raise awareness of cyber security. The objectives of the European Cyber Security Month (ECSM) are to promote cyber security awareness among citizens, to modify their perception of cyber threats, and to provide updated security information through education,... Read More

  10. Set the desired level of IOPS with Amazon RDS

    Amazon's Cloud computing now includes new high performance provisioned IOPS storage for its Relational Database Service. Now, you can provision new RDS database instances with 1,000 to 10,000 IOPS, and with 100GB to 1 TB of storage for MySQL and Oracle databases. If you are using SQL Server, the maximum IOPS you can provision is 7,000 IOPS. The creation of... Read More

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