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New Requirement! - 1st & 2nd Line IT Support Engineer / Desktop Support - Scotland, Perm

Skills: IT Support Engineer – 1st & 2nd Line, Desktop Support. Based in Langholm – Scotland, my client has a new requirement for an 1st & 2nd Line IT Engineer / Desktop Support person. 225 more words


Changing to simple recovery to clear the log.

Clearing out a full transaction log is a common problem. A quick search will find you dozens of forum entries and blog posts. Because of that I’m not going to talk about the correct methods of dealing with a transaction log full error. 819 more words

Microsoft SQL Server

Partition Madness

So to recap from last time, my goals for this project:
1. make copies of partitions
2. swap in new hard disk
3. put the copied partitions on the new disk and see if they work… 1,612 more words

Operating Systems

Couchbase Backup & Restore - #1

I’ve been using Couchbase in our enterprise product since more than a year and have found it pretty good. I’ve worked quite a bit on Couchbase backups and restore and also had some interesting discussions with their support staff. 469 more words


Verify, trust, then verify again

OR: the tale of the backup that wasn’t,

Also known as “clouds can be cloudy”…

a mini-review of iCloud backup for iOS devices…and some useful ‘how to’ information. 902 more words


Corridors of Time (aka I'm Back, Bitches)

Wow, I haven’t updated for a long time. It’s not because I haven’t been doing stuff (although admittedly, my productivity slowed WAY down because of personal life stuff), but in actuality, I did a lot of things and just didn’t document them. 1,379 more words

Operating Systems

Best of 2015: Archiware P5 Archive app

Announced late in 2015 the Archiware P5 Archive app is a revolution for editors who want to control the archive and restore process. No longer the job of the IT Admin, editors can select files or folders on their SAN volume (or anywhere) and send them to the tape archive. 565 more words