George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 19 Dec. 2014, Total: 589 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
154 General 27 Nov. 2014
40 Implementation 4 Dec. 2014
23 Monitoring 16 Oct. 2014
192 News 19 Dec. 2014
94 Products 28 Aug. 2014
56 Security 16 Dec. 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  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. Dell to acquire Wyse Technology

    Dell will be acquiring the cloud-computing software provider Wyse Technology. Dell will expand its desktop virtualization capabilities and provide new market opportunities for the full range of its enterprise solutions and services. "Desktop virtualization can help organizations streamline IT management, improve productivity and security, and increase cost efficiency for discrete workloads or usage scenarios. The Wyse Technology desktop virtualization capability... Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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