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. 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

  2. Wireless Charging Technology

    Qualcomm's (a world leader in mobile technologies) last year acquisition of HaloIPT (provider of wireless charging technology for electric cars) seemed slightly unusual! But Qualcomm's investment and interest is not the automobile industry but the wireless technology in mobile devices and the added value wireless charging would bring to their existing wireless devices. Read more about Wireless energy transfer technology... Read More

  3. Free Bulk Password Reset tool

    Netwrix Corporation, a well-established provider of change auditing software solutions, has released a full-featured edition of its Bulk Password Reset tool for free! The free tool includes: • Reset passwords on all local accounts. • Enable or disable local accounts. • Re-processing of password reset attempts both automatic and manual if for example, the host system were powered off during... Read More

  4. 1,100 trillion calculations per second supercomputer

    Gaea, Mother Earth supercomputer is being upgraded to a 1,100 trillion calculations per second beast. The climate research supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory simulates complex climate conditions and performs intensive research. Gaea is a high-performance supercomputer which produces massive heat however, the technology behind its cooling mechanism compensates well for this. Read more - http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2011/dec/29/huge-mother-earth-research-computer-loaded-with/... Read More

  5. Windows 8 will install faster!

    According to Microsoft, Windows 8 will be easier to use and faster to install! Windows 8 has a revamped install process and will install in only 21 minutes on a clean system. Until we are able to verify such statements (second half of 2012) Microsoft will continue to improve reliability while also improving the installation experience and raw performance. PCs... Read More

  6. Kinect for Windows

    February 1st, Microsoft will launch Kinect for Windows hardware and accompanying version 1 software. It will be available in limited quantities in United States, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, and United Kingdom. Microsoft has plans to release a cheaper academic version later on this year. In addition to support for Windows 7 and the... Read More

  7. New GPU design for mobile devices

    Future smartphones and tablet computers can leverage the enhanced performance of the new Mali-T658 GPU designed by ARM. Up to ten times faster than its predecessor, the new GPU is aimed at boosting mobile graphics and increasing ARM's market share in mobile graphics. We have to wait about 2 years to experience the benefits of the new design as ARM... Read More

  8. Develop apps using Windows Kinect capabilities!

    Microsoft released beta 2 of Kinect for Windows SDK v1.0 which includes drivers, rich APIs for raw sensor streams and human tracking, documentation and resource materials. With Kinect for Windows SDK developers can create rich experiences by using the sensor technology on computers running Windows 7 or Windows 8. Kinect is a motion sensing input device for the Xbox 360... Read More

  9. Supercomputers for all!

    Virginia Tech's Corporate Research Center is in the final stages of testing an energy-efficient supercomputer called HokieSpeed. It is pictured as the next war horse for research and its 455 trillion operations per second capability will surely makes it the next generation tool for researches! HokieSpeed supercomputer is made up of 209 separate computers connected together in a large server... Read More

  10. 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

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