Category Archives: Reviews

Keep track of your expenses online – iexpenseonline.com

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Everyday I look around the web and find interesting applications. Today, I landed on iexpenseonline.com, and I thought this could be useful to many people out there. If you have been reading anything I’ve written lately, you know that I’m quite fond of well presented and practical applications, especially the ones designed with Adobe Flex. Continue Reading

Free your Network Management with Spiceworks

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I was very surprised when I came across this application about a week ago, that I had not heard about it earlier. I have seen and implemented a pretty good number of commercial “suites” that are supposed to be flawlessly integrated and offer everything you need out of the box. Truth be told, most of Continue Reading

Google Earth 4.3 is available

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It’s no secret that I am a fan of Google’s impressive array of online applications and, when it comes to desktop applications, they do an excellent job as well. Google Earth is one of those applications and an even more impressive one if you stop and think about the massive amounts of information that are Continue Reading

Windows Server 2008 – New Features – Part 4

This is the fourth part of my review of the new features in Windows Server 2008. Internet Information Services 7.0 (IIS7) IIS has been pretty much the same old service for quite some time and now comes a much needed update with Server 2008. IIS7 is a robust solution for web hosting and application development Continue Reading

Windows Server 2008 – New Features – Part 3

This is the third part of my review of the new features in Windows Server 2008. Network Access Protection (NAP) Network Access Protection is one of my favorite new features of Server 2008 because I’ve been in a few companies which asked specifically for such a functionality. There are third-party applications that allow this and Continue Reading

Windows Server 2008 – New Features – Part 2

This is the second part of my review of the new features in Windows Server 2008. Read-Only Domain Controllers (RODC) Branch offices and remote locations are now an important part of Windows Server deployments and required a complete Server installation with previous versions of Windows. The problem with complete installations is that you might need Continue Reading

Windows Server 2008 – New Features – Part 1

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After going to the Heroes Happen {here} event in Montreal, I thought I’d go through all the new features included in Windows Server 2008 to explain what they are and give my thoughts about them. I was pretty impressed with the feature set already, but seeing some of these in live presentations was the extra Continue Reading