Recently I passed my first Microsoft Exam. After lots of time studying, tinkering and practising I can now say I’ve passed exam 70-461: Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014. For those looking to take exams you might find my “study mix” helpful. I’m not going to divulge what was on the exam but what I would say […]
There aren’t many small challenges in life that I haven’t solved by: a) WD-40, b) bicarbonate of soda or c) add more RAM. This week a colleague asked a question regarding specifying a server: “is it ok for Client X to reduce RAM on the new server they are specifying?” We will eventually build a […]
I recently decided to update my wireless keys and I wanted to share some notes to help others understand what needs to be done to not only have a secure network but also one that performs well. Tip 1: Choose WPA2. WEP and WPA are both done for. In addition the 802.11n spec states that you […]
This summer I had the opportunity to build my next gaming PC. I had previously had a Shuttle SX58J3, Intel Core i7-930, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 1GB build for an impressive 6 years (!!!) before deciding the time was right to go for a new build. I had moved out of the parent’s place about […]
I am pleased to be able to introduce myself. I am Joseph Scott from the United Kingdom. I have recently moved away from a family business where I was employed as an IT & Marketing consultant and have started life as a technical consultant with a specialisation in financial systems.