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Google Is Having Issues!
I notices that all my searches on google where coming up with ... "This site may harm your computer" message. So, I got Google to do a search on itself and this is the result ... The BBC has now picked up the issues ... Hmmm, this does make you think about Cloud Computing and the importance of getting a decent SLA ......

Posted On Saturday, January 31, 2009 3:26 PM

Why is Windows 7 Beta so Good? -And Why You are Less Likely to Care!
I, like many others, download Windows 7 Beta build 7000 on the day it hit MSDN after reading about its availability from It came as an ISO so was easy to build into a virtual machine however on my home laptop I've partitioned my HDD and had XP in one partition and Vista in the other. Vista rarely gets to see the light of day simple because it is always doing something with the hard-disk! Checking! Scanning! Indexing! All driving me nuts as it slows down the performance of my machine. So ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 28, 2009 11:44 PM

A Developers Guide to Servers. What you need to know but were afraid to ask.
Servers are the backbone of enterprise computing today, most websites for example run on either Apache or IIS and will be running on a server of some description. Perhaps because of servers ubiquity it is easy to become complacent about them especially as they are rarely seen but understanding what a server can offer you and it's limitations will definitely help with software development. Servers on the whole are built more of the practicality side than for the esthetics, there is no need to make ......

Posted On Saturday, January 24, 2009 12:24 PM

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