This should be a pretty quick post about a tiny little computer that I used for the first time, no i’m not talking about about the Raspberry Pi. The particular little box I’m referring to is the Intel NUC or Next Unit of Computing. It’s basically a barebones system, just add a hard drive and memory. The short version of this story, is my company … Continue reading Intel NUC is a life saver
I’ve been meaning to write this post for quite a while now but I haven’t really had the time between work and family life, and in all honesty when I did have the time I’ve just been way too lazy to site here and put my thoughts into words. I just so happens that I am sitting here in Terminal C at LGA waiting for … Continue reading Why Everyone Should Run Their Own web Server
Today when we hear talk of virtualizing we tend to think of large enterprises and vast server farms. But these days the technology is so mature and relatively cheap that it is something that I believe small businesses should take a look at. Recently VmWare made it’s EXSi hypervisor free for download and usage. This is a big deal for those of us that need … Continue reading Virtualization for Small Businesses
A few months ago I talked about using Open Source software in your small business. If I remember correctly I mentioned the fact that we use a decent amount of open source technology in our company. This week I decided as a proof of concept I would only use Ubuntu( one of the most popular Linux distributions), for everything except billing because Quickbooks is a … Continue reading Macbuntu 10.10
I have mentioned virtualization in the past and have given overviews of how it can be beneficial to business. However what I noticed that when I try to explain it to customers even the ones that are pretty tech savvy are usually pretty confused as to how it works exactly, so I will try to break it down in terms that everyone should be able … Continue reading Virtualization
It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted but in my defense I’ve been busy with work and some project for a couple of clients not to mention school. Well let’s get down to it. I’ve been doing a few deployments for small businesses for people like me who do their day to day business administration from their house. In addition I have been doing … Continue reading Is Linux right for your Small Business?..