Every geek has an area of computing that 'does it' for them. For some it's programming and the beauty in finding the most efficient algorithm to a particular problem. For others it's the use of a particular operating system and the challenge of optimising it to a particular solution. For me it's virtualisation.
Virtualisation in itself is nothing new. The basics of the idea date back to early Mainframes with tens
I thought that now would be a good time to put a post about licensing Microsoft software in schools. Considering many schools are approaching the end of their Schools Agreement, and with Becta's advice stating that the subscription based model involves over the top buy-out costs, and due to that involves vendor lock-in. Becta Publication
Combine that with the fact that Becta referred the whole issue to the Office of Fair Trading.
So, my trail started by compiling some
I've been meaning to start a (semi-)regular blog for quiet a while. The problem is having something of interest, at least to myself, to blog about.
Well as it turns out I have several projects on the go. Some are in a very embryonic stage, others are nearing completion.
I thought I'd start with a list of projects under way and then over the next how ever many blogs tackle each subject as the mood takes me and the projects progress. Goodbye WinSuite
Updated 16th May 2009 at 08:54 AM by tmcd35
There is no better way to end a day at work then spending a bit of afterwork (unpaid) time getting a printer to demand more cheese to print. PJLTalk is your cheesy friend for this.
Note that this doesn't affect the printer's operation or stop it printing.
Updated 5th November 2009 at 01:05 PM by CAM
You know, I am slowly warming up to Fronter. Regardless of the trouble suffered by LGfL during the start of this academic year with their login system, it is very good when it works.
I have been getting to grips with making pages, using tools and generally spicing things up as practice. I've seen productive (and not so productive) student message board posts, taught teachers how to use RSS feeds and promoted special events with the News tool.
By digging into the tools
Updated 5th November 2009 at 01:06 PM by CAM
went on a 10 day 4x4 offroad trek to alice springs, via uluru, kings canyon, and loads of other awesome places.
Put some photos online at http://www.peninsulafm.com/trip
Think I might need to look at a gallery or something .
Hello -I am new to Edugeek, it would be great if you are local and wanted to make contact.
I work for a Microsoft Gold Partner- Network Si where I have been working for 3 years and enjoying it get to talk and meet with smart interlectual types. I spend most my time daily talking with people in IT at schools, colleges as well as business' feel free to get in contact if you want to be one of them :-)
After work today I'm off to look at something. Something called an office, more specifically, something I can call EduGeeks office........
For some reason, our College (with around 1800 students) was only allocated a relatively small number of IP addresses - and DHCP has been moaning at me for the past 3 months about it!!
Chatting to our RBC got us a new range, not an extension sadly, so time to get ready to move everything. FUN FUN FUN
:: 20 Servers
:: 80 Waps
:: 60 Printers On to the job
As our kids have decided it is fun to reset the printer settings
I admit it, I'm a Dell tart. Always have been. Always been impressed mainly with their support and never had problems.
Recently I've had to purchase a new Server for Exchange 2007 that I'm implementing. And spent a lot of time with suppliers working out an affordable spec and deciding on a particular brand. I was very close to purchasing another HP/Compaq ML380 G5, but in the end plumped for a Dell 2950 as again, the support included a 4 hour response which still brought it in