Category Archives: Computers

SharePoint History

For those that didn’t know SharePoint has been around since 2001.  The 1st "real" version of SharePoint was based on the Exchange 2000 ESE database engine, instead of SQL.  The version was code named "Tahoe"   SharePoint 2003 brought in … Continue reading

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Norton Internet Security 2010 was released today

I’ve been running the beta version since I started running the beta version of Windows 7.  I’ve been VERY happy with NIS 2010.  It is a huge improvement over the previous bloated, slow, and buggy released of Norton\Symantec’s security software … Continue reading

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Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 have gone gold!

Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 have been RTM (as of 7/22/09)!   I’ve been running Windows 7 now (my blog post on W7)for about 3 months and really love it.  It makes up for all the issues with Vista. … Continue reading

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A few sexy things to an Uber Geek

I See Your Petaflop and Raise You 19 More Super computer capiable of 10 petaflops with 1.6 million processing cores, 1.6 petabytes of memory, 96 racks and 98,304 computing nodes.   Tela’s Model S (Sedan) The Model S will have … Continue reading

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Update on my computer upgrade…

Update: 5/2/09 Upgraded to Windows 7 RC today (blog post). Last weekend I removed the 250GB system drive I was using and replaced it with a pair of 150GB drives in a RAID1.  I split the RAID into 2 partitions, … Continue reading

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Time for an upgrade to my Gaming system

Update 5/2/09: System is now running Windows 7:  Lastest updates are in my “Update on my computer upgrade” blog post. My current system, AMD X4800 based, 4GB ram, Windows XP x64, GeForce 8800 GTS is getting a bit long in … Continue reading

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A 4.1 GHz Dual Core at $130 – Can it be True?

  Good article, thinking of building a 2nd high and game machine for under a $1,000. http://www.tomshardware.com/2006/05/10/dual_41_ghz_cores/page10.html   Update: 12/22/06 – Been running the system now for about six months at 3.7 GHz with no issues.  Get 100FPS in DDO @ … Continue reading

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