George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 28 Aug. 2014, Total: 538 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
22 Monitoring 26 Aug. 2014
168 News 28 Aug. 2014
94 Products 28 Aug. 2014
35 Security 25 Aug. 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. First ARM-based blade servers

    With ARM announcing its 64-bit ARM architecture for servers and HP launching its 32-bit ARM-based server range, the feat towards a greener IT will take a big leap. The HP Redstone Server Development Platform is the first in a line of HP server development platforms that feature extreme low-energy server processors. Initially incorporating Calxeda EnergyCore ARM Cortex™ processors, but future... Read More

  5. The new HP Slate 2 Tablet PC

    After withdrawing its TouchPad, HP goes for a new Slate 2 Tablet PC with expanded touch capabilities, enhanced multitasking performance and embedded security, providing added flexibility to mobile business users. An 8.9 inch multi-touch display for touch and pen input, powered by an Intel Atom Z670 processor and mSATA SSM technology with improved boot times and a battery life up... Read More

  6. Integration Pack for VMware vSphere

    Download System Center Orchestrator 2012 Integration Pack for VMware vSphere RC and enjoy more features such as, Get Hosts, improved Clone VM visibility, new timeout field, added support for more OSs, etc. The Integration Pack for VMware vSphere is an add-on for System Center Orchestrator 2012 that enables you to connect System Center Orchestrator to your VMware vSphere server to... Read More

  7. Learn Windows Azure Platform

    Get your hands dirty on the Windows Azure Platform with the latest updated training kit from Microsoft. The Windows Azure Platform Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including hands-on labs, presentations, and demos that are designed to help you learn how to use the Windows Azure platform, including: Windows Azure, SQL Azure and the Windows Azure AppFabric... Read More

  8. Technical information about Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

    All the info you need about SharePoint Server 2010 in one single location! This book includes technical information about the Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 provider for Windows PowerShell and other helpful reference information about general settings, security, and tools. It also contains several links to articles which you can access online from the Operations Manager console. Search for alert messages... Read More

  9. IT Helpdesk ROI

    In the present global economic slowdown every internal entity within an organization has to operate with tight budgets and need to understand the financial constraints that they are operating under. The internal Helpdesk entity must think of itself as a business unit. How do you make the Helpdesk unit within an organization cost-effective? One of the most effective strategies is... Read More

  10. Remote Support and Monitoring

    The GoToManage tool is a service that allows IT support staff manage IT resources remotely. The tool by Citrix Online is now available in three languages. Localized versions of GoToManage helps international organizations with geographically dispersed branches consolidate remote management services using one tool. The tool allows you to connect to unattended computers and servers, provide remote support services to... Read More

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