Remote Differential Compression (Windows 2003, 2008, and Vista)

Introduction

High availability of network services has always been a concern for me. Networks have to operate in a discrete fashion to achieve this goal, requiring many computers have work together to provide a single resulting service. The techniques and procedures involved can drastically vary depending on the nature of the service to provide. I will discuss some details of the Remote Differential Compression technology implemented in Microsoft Windows 2003 and 2008, as well as the new client side support added in Windows Vista. Continue reading Remote Differential Compression (Windows 2003, 2008, and Vista)

Keeping a Lower Water Bill and a Healthy Lawn

Introduction

A handful of good tips can help save on water consumption, and shave a bit off your water bill. Much of your water consumption is from watering your lawn. Due to the extra high temperatures and lack of rain, it has been an uphill battle keeping a green lawn. Because of this, we’ve complied the following tips to make your watering more effective and cost efficient. Continue reading Keeping a Lower Water Bill and a Healthy Lawn