Monthly Archives: October 2011

Ghost in the Wire – Book review

I found the book, Ghost in the Wire” by Kevin Mitnick, Steve Wozniak, William L. Simon, when reading a review by Tony Howlett in a blog entry through an email subscription I have with WindowsIT Pro magazine. The link to … Continue reading

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Blogger vs WordPress

I had recently returned from a vacation and wanted a platform to showcase the story and the pictures that I took on the trip. According to (, the top 10 photo sharing sites are 1) SmugMug, 2) Phanfare, 3) … Continue reading

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Netgear Powerline Adapter – AV200

I had been having sporadic problems with the wireless connection in the residence for quite some time. Everyone knows the drill. Boot up a laptop and try to make a connection. Some days/times it works other times it does and … Continue reading

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SQL 2008 Failover Clustering – test

SQL Server 2008 R2 supports two High Availability features: Database Mirroring and Failover Clustering. Database Mirroring has been covered in a previous post, SQL Server 2008 Database Mirroring.  This blog post will cover the creation of a SQL Server Failover … Continue reading

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