George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 29 July 2014, Total: 527 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
20 Monitoring 19 May 2014
161 News 24 July 2014
93 Products 29 July 2014
34 Security 25 July 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. Let your hands speak!

    A new technology developed by researchers at the University of British Columbia could help people who are unable to verbally speak! These researchers have developed a voice synthesizer that allows people to speak by simply moving their hands. The technology known as the Digital Ventriloquist Actor (DiVA) uses a pair of special gloves equipped with 3D sensors that use gestures... Read More

  2. Download Windows 8 Consumer Preview

    Just in case you have missed the news about Windows 8 Customer Preview, it's the time to fetch a copy and try it out! This download will allow you to check if your computer can run Windows 8 and gives you a compatibility report plus other setup options. Microsoft claims that this one is "reimagined and reinvented from a solid... Read More

  3. Next-Generation Security for Services Running On Connected Devices

    ARM Holdings, the leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) supplier will be leading a joint venture to produce a common security standard for connected devices such as tablets, smart-TVs, games consoles and smartphones. Together with security technology companies, Gemalto a world leader in digital security, and Giesecke & Devrient a leading international technology provider, they will be creating a common security... Read More

  4. GUI-based Log Parser

    Log Parser is a very powerful and versatile query software tool that provides universal query access to text-based data, such as log files, XML files, and CSV files, as well as key data sources on the Microsoft Windows operating system, such as the event log, IIS log, the registry, the file system, and the Active Directory services. Get more information... Read More

  5. Audit plug-in for MySQL databases by McAfee

    McAfee, a leader in security solutions for systems, networks and mobile devices has released a free open-source audit plug-in for MySQL databases. The plug-in allows users to capture detailed activity of MySQL databases which will help organizations comply with database audit requirements. According to Dan Sarel, the vice president of Database Security Product Management at McAfee "McAfee developed the free... Read More

  6. Develop your first Tizen application!

    Tizen is an open source software platform supported by leading mobile operators, device manufacturers, and silicon suppliers for multiple device categories, including smartphones, tablets, netbooks, in-vehicle infotainment devices, smart TVs, and more. Tizen will offer an innovative operating system, applications, and a user experience that consumers can take from device to device. The Tizen platform works on the Linux kernel... Read More

  7. Procurement & Management of Cloud Services

    The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA), which was set up by the EU to carry out very specific technical and scientific tasks in the field of Information Security has published a practical guide about the procurement and governance of cloud services. Although, the guide focuses on the public sector, the content covered such as, service availability and continuity... Read More

  8. The end of Symantec and Huawei Technologies joint venture!

    The deal that took off four years ago between Symantec and the Chinese company Huawei, to develop computer network security products came to an end as the US government effort to enhance cyber security is producing both direct and indirect benefits! Symantec is a global leader in security, storage and systems management solutions and Huawei is a leading global information... Read More

  9. Windows SBS 2011 Trial

    If you are a small organization with limited IT resources and budget, then it is worth giving Windows Small Business Server 2011 a try! SBS 2011 is designed and priced for small businesses with up to 75 users. It's an all-in-one solution which has been updated to the most current Windows 2008 R2 server technology. It includes a new and... Read More

  10. Enemies of the Internet!

    Who are the enemies of the Internet? Governments like China, Vietnam and Iran that hold the largest number of cyber-citizens or netizens in jail. The latest countries to join the annual list are Bahrain and Belarus – these governments restrict Internet access, filter content and imprison bloggers. On the other hand, governments that try to introduce mandatory web filtering mechanisms... Read More

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