George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 20 Nov. 2015, Total: 753 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

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  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 addresses issues with the security updates for Office 2010

    Microsoft re-released MS15-046 to comprehensively address CVE-2015-1682... Read More

  7. 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

  8. Microsoft announces new platform offerings suitable for big data

    Microsoft announces Azure SQL Database elastic database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Data Lake... Read More

  9. Microsoft announces security features for Azure SQL Database

    Microsoft Azure SQL Database will provide unparalleled data security in the cloud with Always Encrypted... Read More

  10. 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

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