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BETT13 Tech Bag 1

Bett Check List

I usually only go to Bett for a day, and therefore I need to think very carefully what to carry with me. Although many are already there today, for those who are visiting later in the week here’s my essential list of things to carry. Bag.  Enough pockets for things,...

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User Generated Content

As the internet progresses, gets older, more used and embedded into everything we do, the content is changing. When I first started using the internet in 1995, most content I read was created by organisations.  Mainly because they had the technical knowledge, the money to produce and maintain websites and...

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Hot Swappable?

I walked in our server room on Thursday afternoon to find one of our APS UPS’ had a battery fault.  They have been in two years, so it was about time to be honest.  So I pop on the APS website to find the RBC (replacement battery cartridge) number, and ordered...

Boot Camp? 0

Boot Camp?

I’m struggling to decide whether I should be dual booting our macs. There are two ways of looking at it. Macs are an expensive resource which might not be used 25 lessons a week as macs and could be used as windows PCs. Or should macs be macs and will...

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Vlanning

I’ve spent all day today with configuration files, ip addresses and vlans. They seem fairly simple in their design, but actually seem to take a fair bit of thought to get them to work! Our 5412zl is now successfully routing between ten vlans, and my dhcp server is all set...