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February 2005 - Posts

27 February 2005
More Site News -- Decisions Decisions
After some deliberation, I've decided to move my server out of my house and into a co-hosting location; I simply can't afford the bandwidth anymore as my site continues to grow (I never would have thought I'd get anywhere near the amount of traffic I'm getting at this point...the activity light on my... Read More...
26 February 2005
So, Have You Heard the One...
…about the video game that can order a pizza for you? Ok, it doesn’t actually do it for you, but with merely 6 keystrokes (/pizza) while playing Everquest II, you can have a piping hot pizza delivered to your door without missing a beat of gameplay. Don’t believe me? Check this out... Read More...
25 February 2005
Community Server Migration Script -- Announcing CSverter 1.0
Anyone who’s been following this blog lately is aware Robert McLaws and myself have been diligently working on a .Text to Community Server migration utility (thanks again for all your hard work Rob, the wizard looks awesome!). I’m pleased to announce the release of version 1.0 of this tool... Read More...
24 February 2005
Microsoft to Open Up SQL Server Code?
Via CNet (full article here ): Will the software industry's wave of open-source databases spill onto Microsoft's turf? Perhaps. The software giant is considering making the source code for its SQL Server database available to customers, according to Tom Rizzo, director of product management in Microsoft... Read More...
21 February 2005
Hunter S. Thompson -- RIP
Hunter S. Thompson apparently decided he had enough of his “ gonzo journalism ” lifestyle and decided to take his own life early this morning…what a tragic loss to the journalism community. I guess the irony is that he commited suicide; we all figured that he would have OD’d long... Read More...
21 February 2005
Telligent Systems -- Community Server 1.0 Released
Telligent Systems has finally RTM’d community server (version 1.0). Kudos to the folks over at telligent, good job guys! The migration engine I wrote for .Text to CS works for this release, download my bits here (to be considered alpha quality, it works on my machine ); version 1.0 to be released... Read More...
18 February 2005
XBox Live Gamertag -- XStatic9
I finally got around to buying a wireless router for my XBox (which I might add I purchased over 3 years ago at the full 299.95 price…it is now 149.95)… this one if you’re curious. The gamertag I wanted (XStatic) was taken, so I had to settle for XStatic9, and I was a bit peeved that... Read More...
18 February 2005
Google's GMail Close to Going Live
I received an email from Google stating something to the effect of “You asked us to send you information as to when you can sign up for a GMail account…click this link and you can”, yada yada yada. I was fortunate enough to get an invite several months ago, but I haven’t really... Read More...
17 February 2005
Google Dropping Bloggers? My Take...
I should preface this with “I’m not attempting to spread FUD” as I’m not entirely convinced that it’s true…actually, I’m not convinced at all. But there are some reports in the blogosphere ( here , here , here , and here …among others) all saying the same... Read More...
15 February 2005
Site and Server Upgrades Coming for jayBlog
My server is on the fritz again, and I’m sick of repairing it…so I’m putting it out to pasture (or out of its misery, whichever way you want to look at it). As such, I’ve had to move my site (IIS/SQL Server) back over to my main machine…again. It’s a dance I’m... Read More...
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