Services are, and are not…

Been speaking with colleagues, partners, and customers a lot around SOA lately.   A common technique for systems integration these days is to use some form of message queueing technology. This is particularly the case in large companies with host-bases systems. IBM’s MQSeries is pretty prevalent here, and is used to pass “messages” back and…

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Backing up your media for personal use…

Backing up your media for personal use… So, I built a single server to host all of my media (CDs, Videos, Recorded TV, Pictures, and DVDs), and then I thought, with all the hoopla surrounding “ripping” DVDs these days, I’d better check. I mean, it’s not that I want to make copies for other people,…

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Media Center Extenders. ROCK!

So, okay, after goofing around with multiple MCE boxes on different TVs, copying data back and forth, ladida, I finally realize, hey, this should be a lot easier. And it is. Media Center Extenders. I have since retired all but one media center box from service, and placed extenders on my other TVs. I chose…

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Backing up your media for personal use…

So, I built a single server to host all of my media (CDs, Videos, Recorded TV, Pictures, and DVDs), and then I thought, with all the hoopla surrounding “ripping” DVDs these days, I’d better check. I mean, it’s not that I want to make copies for other people, but I have 3 kids that like…

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Small MCE 2005 FAQ…

Machine Specs:   Recommended specs (not official) Pentium 4 2.XGHZ or better or equivalent AMD processor Fast Direct-X video card  (ATI or nVidia) with SVideo and/or DVI output Supported TV-Tuner card(s) (Hauppauge, eMuzed, ATI ehome Wonder) Large hard disk for PVR capability (200 GB) Minimum 512MB RAM Supported remote control and ir blaster   OS…

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