Apr 30, 2008

Ultimately everyone needs a firewall if your computer is connected to the internet. Having a server connected online without one nowadays is just the same has leaving your car doors open at night with the engine running in a bad neighborhood, you just don’t do it. Something as simple as enabling a basic firewall can […]

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Apr 22, 2008
Sam Bowling

There is a lot of confusion these days with all the new processor technology that has come out over the last few years. Intel has released a great amount of different technologies such as Hyper-Threading, the Core series, as well as VT technology. Now, I’m sure after reading these terminologies that Intel has coined you’re […]

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Apr 17, 2008
Chris Larkin

There are several factors that one needs to consider when deciding between Microsoft SQL server 2005 Standard Version and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Workgroup edition. There is a vast pricing difference, per processor, $220.00 per month for the Standard version and $55.00 per month for the Workgroup version, so I will be examining the major […]

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Apr 8, 2008

Wireless technology(WiFi) is everywhere. Having WiFi n your home means you can transfer files, share the internet between computers without wires and you can use your computer anywhere inside or outside that the WiFi signal reaches. These are exciting times we are living in. However, once people get their wifi working they generally forget about securing it. I know, […]

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Apr 2, 2008
Chris Larkin

We have recently re-introduced our Pentium D 945 machines and because we have had a lot of questions about them, I wanted to go into some of the big differences between that Pentium D 945 and the Core2Duo E6320, which we have already been offering for a while. On the face of it, the P-D945 […]

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Nov 14, 2007

While Windows Server 2003 can be more secure than its predecessors, it is only as secure as the weakest link. Therefore, you will want to have everything as secure as possible. This includes, but is not limited to, using software firewalls, hardware firewalls and the Microsoft auto-update feature built into windows 2003. The easiest way […]

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Feb 20, 2007

It is said that the transition to a “paperless world” is complete. That is, people are putting their files (their important documents) on electronic mediums more than ever before. What does this entail? Well, more productivity and efficiency, and also the chance for a hard disk failure to cause a massive amount of damage. The […]

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Feb 1, 2007
Dan Ushman

Before I start, I want to give a little background. SingleHop operates a very comprehensive CRM (customer relationship management) system which generates a lot of information. We store this information in a MySQL database, and as the database has grown over time we have had trouble keeping up with our backup needs. Lucky for us, […]

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Jan 26, 2007

We hear it all of the time. “How did you set up our server so quickly?” Well, read on, and we’ll tell you a bit about how we’re able to deploy servers in less than two hours. SingleHop utilizes the PXE protocol (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preboot_Execution_Environment) to deploy new production environments. Not only does this allow us to […]

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