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Conserving Bandwidth Tips

Conserving Bandwidth Tips

In today's world, IT budgets all over the place have been cut down to the bone, and maybe you're users are starting to hog up all the bandwidth and you don't have the money in the budget to increase the bandwidth, what do you do?  Well there are ways that you can squeeze more out of your current bandwidth by adding some software or hardware [...]

Are Training Programs worth it?

Are Training Programs worth it?

I had the chance recently to talk with another System Admin and he was relaying some problems he was having after rolling out a new software package in their company.  The problem was that after it was was up and running and turned over to the users, it wasn’t widely used.   This program had eaten up months of the IT departments time and [...]

Q&A Monday: Re: Looking for a Job

On February 5th 2010, I did a blog, talking about my experiences and some tips about looking for a job and I got the following question.  Rather than just answer the questions in the comments, I thought it would warrant an follow up entry.  Though I got e-mails saying the tips helped, I also got the following call for help. Blaine Selby [...]

Looking for a job

I have been absent from my regular posting due to the fact, that I myself have been found laid off and looking for a job.  Because I haven't been actively working with technology its been hard for me to sit down and write a blog.  All of a sudden it came to me today, I know I am not the only technology professional  who is caught in this circle [...]

Q&A Monday: Server Disk Defrag

Question: I was recently promoted to a Junior System Admin role at my company, and server maintenance has recently come under my job responsibility.  I was wondering if it is a good idea to defragment the disk on the servers?  We occasionally do defrags on the local PCs, but does defraging a server really help? Answer: Ah yes, the [...]