Surface Pro Part II

By | May 16, 2014

Just to pick up a few points here about the Surface as my main work device / PC. Our standard environment is Windows 7 and we are testing Windows 8. So I often run Windows 7 in a VM on the Surface. Now that’s pretty cool seeing Windows 7 running in a VM on top of Windows 8… Read More »

Low Power VM Lab

By | June 10, 2013

I am documenting here some work I have been doing over the last couple of weeks to get together a mini low power data centre (lab or private cloud if you like). What I wanted to do at the start was to have something I could run up Vmware ESXi on to get to to know this software… Read More »

Move Completed

By | June 7, 2013

Just an update, I noticed that the genealogy page getting a lot of hits but the pages it was linked to do not exist any more. Now that I have local access to the server I will rectify that in the next week or so and get my Family History stuff back on line.This is actually now done… Read More »

Moving Web Site and Upgrade to 3.1

By | June 4, 2013

Hi all, hoping to publish some interesting stuff here soon as I move this web site to my home data centre and my newly set-up “private cloud” using XCP and an Intel NUC. For now just testing everything works after the upgrade to Joomla 3.1 from 2.5 and also moving the web site off Mac OS X server… Read More »

Moving to Joomla 2.5

By | February 18, 2013

Hi all, I am in the process of moving the site to Joomla 2.5 so there may be a few broken links etc, please bear with me, I expect to have this finished in a couple of days. Update 20/02/2013  This migration is mostly done, need to go through the site and check links etc against what shows… Read More »

Site being rebuilt from scratch

By | August 4, 2010

Please bear with me while I rebuild the site back from scratch. The server is was hosted on went south and of course the backup drive went south as well. I have got most of my articles back and will slowly add back downloads. If you are looking for Loggerythm I should have links back in a couple… Read More »

Antec is full of it !

By | July 30, 2010

I was looking around for some CPU benchmarks and happened to stumble across this piece of crap on what always used to be quite a good web site I have reproduced the entire ad / article lest it be pulled.  Myth 3: A Single Rail Power Supply Is As Safe As A Multi Rail Power Supply!  NO! Single-rail… Read More »