SBS 2008 & VIRTUALIZATION

I’m posting a bit slowly this week. Small Business Server 2008 was released on November 12 and I’m getting ready for my first migration of an existing SBS 2003 server to the new platform – trying to learn the quirks ahead of time and getting my first...

FINAL GOODBYE TO PC MAGAZINE

The publisher of PC Magazine announced the end of the print edition – the last copy will be printed in January. I ended my subscription and wrote a eulogy for PC Magazine earlier this year but it still makes me sad to see it go – I’m old school and I...

HOW SPAMMERS MAKE MONEY

Spammers can turn a profit even if they only get one response from every 12 million emails they send. When you see a ridiculous spam message and think, who in their right mind would respond to that?, the answer is, almost no one – but it only takes a handful of...

CRUCIAL MEMORY SCANNER

If you don’t have enough memory (“RAM”) in your computer, it will run very, very slowly. Once you have a reasonable amount of memory, performance won’t change very much if you add more. Memory has been so cheap for the last few years that most...