George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 13 Aug. 2014, Total: 532 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
21 Monitoring 13 Aug. 2014
165 News 11 Aug. 2014
93 Products 29 July 2014
34 Security 25 July 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. Zero-email Policy

    According to a former French finance minister and present CEO of Atos tech firm, email is polluting the working environment and invading the personal lives of all. In order to stop this trend, Atos CEO has put in place a 'zero email' policy. The company employees use instant message and a Facebook-style interface instead when communicating internally and use emails... Read More

  2. Productivity Future Prediction by Microsoft

    A very reasonably view of the future technology is presented by Microsoft's Office Labs where the overall concept integrates information flow, gadgets and everyday surrounding objects seamlessly together. Glass walls turn into huge displays and tables into tablets! Plausible sci-fi as some of the technology shown in these videos already exists; some has reached the level of prototypes while, some... Read More

  3. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Feature Pack

    Download MS SQL Server feature pack and benefit from a collection of additional components that add value to your SQL platform! You can get enhanced reporting capabilities, tools that integrate with Excel and SharePoint, and even policy based management that helps you follow SQL Server best practices. System requirements for these packages may vary according to the specific package, and... Read More

  4. Intelligent Thermostats!

    Nest Labs, a one year old venture of 100 experts and based in Palo Alto, California. Founded by former Apple executives, Nest Labs claims to have built the world's first learning thermostat. The intelligent and stylish device is intended to save energy costs by adjusting the consumption according to the house or room needs. Whereas, traditional devices keep a constant... Read More

  5. Breakthrough in SSD Technology

    November 2011, OCZ Technology announced the launch of a pair of new SSDs having the highest capacity in a 2.5-inch form factor. The new drives are in the Octane family and include the Octane 6Gbps and the Octane-S2 using a 3Gbps interface. OCZ claims it is the first SSD maker to hit 1TB in a 2.5-inch form factor drive. Both... Read More

  6. Hybrid Memory in the pipeline!

    Founded by Micron Technology and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a new Consortium made up of six industry leaders is working on a Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) which represents an entirely new category of high performance memory, delivering unprecedented system performance and bandwidth. The goal of the Consortium is to facilitate HMC Integration into a wide variety of systems, platforms and... Read More

  7. Computerized voices!

    If you're in the study of voice-activated features or curious why people generally find women voices more pleasing than men's then I suggest you read this article at cnn.com. Research on computerized voices suggests that female preference starts as early as the womb and the practice goes back to World War II, when women voices were employed in airplane cockpits... Read More

  8. New 2.5 inch High-Capacity Octane SSDs by OCZ

    October 20, 2011 OCZ Technology Group Inc., a leader in design, manufacturing, and distribution of high performance Solid-State Drives (SSDs) launched a pair of new SSDs achieving the world's highest capacity SSD you can get in a 2.5-inch form factor. The new drives are part of the Octane family and include the Octane 6Gbps and the Octane-S2 using a 3Gbps... Read More

  9. Alternative approach to mobile interaction

    A wearable system called OmniTouch turns an ordinary surface like a table or the wall in front of you into an interactive multi-touch input device. Researchers Hrvoje Benko and Andrew Wilson from Microsoft, and Chris Harrison from Carnegie Mellon University came up with the prototype that combines a projector which projects the touchscreen onto a close by surface or body... Read More

  10. Enhanced Touchscreen Technology

    TapSense is a project that enhances touchscreen technology by allowing surfaces to identify the type of object being used for input. Researchers Chris Harrison, Julia Schwarz and Scott E. Hudson, at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute and Heinz College Center for the Future of Work, Carnegie Mellon University have found a means that can identify different parts of the anatomy of... Read More

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