George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 17 April 2014, Total: 480 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
21 Security 15 April 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
14 Virtualization 6 March 2014
  1. Q&A with Unitrends CEO

    Unitrends CEO Uses Army Intelligence to Win the Backup War - In this brief Q&A, we will see how Mike Coney, Unitrends’ CEO used his vast experience with the U.S. Army Intelligence Agency and the industry to turn Unitrends from a lackluster vendor of backup and recovery solutions to one of the fastest growing companies in the market... Read More

  2. Quick resource utilization check on Windows 2008 Servers

    There are a number of tools which give you details about resource utilization on Windows based machines. Detailed reports are best used when digging further down into an existing problem or analyzing a complex problem that requires a lot of details but an ad hoc quick performance check would suffice with few details. Actually, routine quick checks would benefit most... Read More

  3. ReactOS!

    A potential competitor to Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating Systems may be round the corner! ReactOS a new Operating System similar to Windows is just waiting for funding before it can be finalized. A venture which took off some years ago by Russian students is said to be compatible with all Windows-based applications, programs and services. According to the young Russian... Read More

  4. Read-Only Domain Controllers

    The RODC (Read-Only Domain Controller) in AD DS environments is designed specifically for the branch office scenario. RODC receives authentication requests from branch office users and forwards them to a domain controller in the hub site for authentication. There are two types of configuration scenarios, one option is to allow caching of branch office users login credentials and the other... Read More

  5. Readers Choice Awards December Winners

    TechGenix websites conduct monthly polls to discover which product is preferred by visitors in a particular category of third party solutions... Read More

  6. Real PC Apps on iPad and Android

    The OnLive Desktop is a free application that allows iPad and Android users launch the Windows 7 cloud desktop on their devices. The service includes Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Adobe Reader and 2 GB of cloud storage. OnLive is a cloud computing provider, delivering real-time interactive experiences and rich media through the Internet. Although, the service is advertised as... Read More

  7. Recovery steps for computers that have installed security update 2823324 and are now failing to start!

    Microsoft recommends customers to uninstall update 2823324, which is provided in Microsoft Security bulletin MS13-036... Read More

  8. Register for free training - Windows Server 2012: First Look

    Learn how to cloud optimize your IT with Windows Server 2012 and how to take advantage of the skills and investment you have already made in building a familiar and consistent platform. With Windows Server 2012, you gain all the Microsoft experience behind building and operating private and public clouds, delivered as a dynamic, available, and cost-effective server platform. This... Read More

  9. Remote Support and Monitoring

    The GoToManage tool is a service that allows IT support staff manage IT resources remotely. The tool by Citrix Online is now available in three languages. Localized versions of GoToManage helps international organizations with geographically dispersed branches consolidate remote management services using one tool. The tool allows you to connect to unattended computers and servers, provide remote support services to... Read More

  10. Research IT as a Service

    I would like to share with you a couple of points taken from Ian Foster's presentation about the future of research computing and the current trend of moving the administrative load to the cloud. While, the big science projects are the ones that most often get the required funds and resources, the small to medium projects on the other hand... Read More

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