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Drywall Patch work

We’ve moved into the new house and now getting the prior house ready for rent.  One of the things I had to handle was patching up a drywall hole that was made when the plumber did some work in the laundry room.   299 more words

The Minecraft Expectation

Well, it is over. With the 2.5 BILLION (yes, BILLION) sale of Mojang to Microsoft, Markus “Notch” Persson’s five-year relationship with his independent game phenomenon, … 721 more words

Video Games

Enable Microsoft Update when Internet Explorer is not installed

For Windows to retreive updates from Microsoft Update, as opposed to Windows Update (which is the default), you have to opt in. This is usually done through the Windows Update GUI by selecting “Get updates for other Microsoft Products” 202 more words


'The Five of Us' by Quentin Blake

The Five of Us‘ by Quentin Blake (published by Tate Publishing).

We are big fans of Tate Publishing and the stylish, and often unusual, books on their list.   1,043 more words


Operating System Patches and IaaS Clouds.

The processes for operating system patching tends to be a bit different in an IaaS cloud model to that of the traditional IT enterprise. I’ve written about a few patching items to look out for when choosing a cloud provider here.

~ Mike


Applying service packs (Hotfixes) to SQL Server Cluster 2008R2

When an instance of SQL Server is configured for HA like Cluster, then it is important to install service packs (hot fixes) in proper sequence. 256 more words

Database Administration