How to avoid network downtime?
A network of any company or organization is created to provide users with easy access to information, applications and network services. However, both company’s productivity and revenues can suffer significantly…

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After checking all the computers and installing, where necessary, the recommended boards, will the 2000 problem be resolved?
Of course not! Most of the problems will remain. The danger of the 2000 problem is that in recent years, very large databases have accumulated in any organization. In these…

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How is the Y2K controller
Despite the fact that such controllers are now produced by many companies, this type of equipment does not shine with a variety of technical solutions. Pay attention to the appearance…

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Novell High Availability Server™ (NHAS)

NHAS allows you to use Intel architecture equipment as part of two servers and a shared disk array connected to them. By pairing two independent servers in an Active / Active configuration, NHAS allows each NetWare server to mount the data of the other server if one of the servers in the cluster fails. Monitoring of servers is carried out through a conventional network connection, a disk channel, and / or a dedicated connection, using additional network cards. Continue reading

Internet integration

Now business is inconceivable without close integration with the Internet. As a rule, several employees of the office need Internet access, and there is only one communication line with the provider. To increase the efficiency of office employees, a proxy server must be installed on the same LAN server. Modern versions of proxy-servers have quite powerful means of protecting the local network, which in itself is important. Continue reading

Work “the old fashioned way”

Traditionally, if there are 2 … 3 computers in the office, they communicate with each other by a peer-to-peer network. This is a network in which all computers are equitable. No server required. Each user allocates a certain resource for common use (part of the capacity of his hard drive). The printer is also allocated for general use. To work on the Internet, the necessary software and equipment (modem) is installed on one of the computers. Continue reading

SDRAM PC100 Memory Testing Software
You can write your own routine or use ready-made utilities. We recommend using the ctsmb.exe program (System-Management-Bus-Scanner 1.2), which works if there is a South-Bridge PIIX4 on the motherboard (PIIX…

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What to do?
Do not panic. Without delay, check all computers for compatibility with 2000. For this, there are programs, including freely distributed ones. You can get them online. In particular, the site…

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The Iron Solution to the 2000 Iron Problem
Before the onset of 2000, about three more months. But the situation was noticeably heated. It is understandable. If even a small fraction of what is written in the press…

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Operating system role
The operating system is the ultimate authority in resolving hardware problems associated with the change of centuries. It is the operating system in most cases that tells applications the current…

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