Tag Archives: windows

Technology – Security Issue Impacting Most Electronic Devices – Meltdown and Spectre

Computer researchers have recently found out that the main chip in most modern computers—the CPU—has a hardware bug. It’s really a design flaw in the hardware that has been there for years. This is a big deal because it affects almost every computer on networks, including workstation and servers. This hardware bug allows malicious programs […]
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Services Detail

Updated services detail has been added to Willow River Dynamics Windows and Linux administration and scripts.

Technology – Windows 10 Build 9926

Finally jumping into the fray and trying out Windows 10. I have build 9926 running as a VM in VMware Workstation 11.1. Installed with the following specifications for testing.  This build does not have Spartan installed but that will be my next task. Windows 10 Pro Technical Preview (Build 9926) Firmware Type: BIOS Processors Number: […]
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Technology – Beginner Web Development

I am an old-school programmer whose job does not require development anymore. Still, I have a few websites, and am interested in new technologies and methodologies. With a database background and most days filled with ad-hoc query requests, reports, and integration between multiple systems, building a front-end users would save me and them a lot […]
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Update – Shift in Focus

A new year and a change in direction.  When January rolled around, I made the decision to focus on a collection of poems and put the Stone Path Review journal on hold for a bit.  Well that focus lasted a couple of weeks.   In an effort to become more valuable in my day job, to […]
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Windows Azure and SQL

While studying ITIL foundations, I have been thinking of an application to manage resources, specifically servers, and a service portfolio.  Any good application and design will need a database and I thought a Windows Azure and SQL 2014 account at Microsoft would be a great way to start.  I have not worked with either and […]
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Signs, Direction, and Another Room

The lead-up to decisions, where the result impacts many people and is one of those moments where life changes direction, and the person years from now may not recognize the person now, is the most gut-wrenching moment swirling in self-doubt, a search for reasons, and a forced self-reflection. So much responsibility that borders on a […]
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