Monthly Archives: October 2007

Bad Day for Paciolan

As I predicted, the online ticket sales for the home games for the Colorado Rockies in the World Series did not go well. They were suspended after only a few hundred tickets were sold. The company that handles the Rockies … Continue reading

Posted in Computers and Internet | 1 Comment

Will the Colorado Rockies Web Server Survive?

In just a few minutes, the web infrastructure of the Colorado Rockies is going to get slammed, when World Series tickets go on sale at 10:00AM, Mountain Time. I am very curious as to how they will hold up. Right … Continue reading

Posted in Computers and Internet | Leave a comment

TopStyle 3.5 RTM Released

Nick Bradbury announced yesterday that the final version of TopStyle Pro 3.5 has been released. It is a free upgrade from version 3.0, so 3.0 users can get it here. I know that Nick worked very hard on this updated version, and … Continue reading

Posted in NewsGator | 1 Comment

Lock Pages In Memory and Local System Account

Bob Ward (who is a very senior Escalation Engineer with Microsoft SQL Server PSS), has a good post about whether you need to grant the Lock Pages In Memory right to the Local System account for SQL Server. I would argue … Continue reading

Posted in SQL Server 2005 | 6 Comments

NewsGator Launches NewsGator Social Sites

Our Enterprise team has done a great job finishing NewsGator Social Sites. It was announced at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco today. The press release is here. Technorati Tags: NewsGator, Social Sites, SharePoint

Posted in NewsGator | Leave a comment

Cumulative Update 4 For SQL Server 2005 SP2

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update 4 For SQL Server 2005 SP2, which is Build 3200. As usual, there is no direct download link, but you can go here and file an online request to have a link sent to you. … Continue reading

Posted in SQL Server 2005 | Leave a comment

Recovered WWII German Panther Ausf A

There is quite a debate going on among the modeling and armor enthusiast community about the fate of a heavily damaged Panther Ausf A that was recently recovered. It is currently on display at the Sinsheim Auto & Technic Museum … Continue reading

Posted in Hobbies | 6 Comments