Category Archives: General

Talk like a pirate day

In honour of International talk like a pirate day  – http://talklikeapirate.com/wordpress/ What’s a pirate’s favourite programming language? R   What’s a pirate’s favourite load balancer? ARR = Application Request Routing –  see http://www.iis.net/learn/extensions/installing-application-request-routing-arr Normal service may be resumed quite soon

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What you don’t know

  This article – https://powershell.org/2016/08/08/what-are-your-known-problems-solved-in-dsc/ – started me thinking about the times I’ve worked on big projects. One of the things we’d do was discuss things that could become problems. Knowledge falls into three groups: – things you know – … Continue reading

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Kindle Fire extinction

Today my Kindle Fire tablet finally stopped working. Its been more than temperamental for the last 12 months – freezing at least once or twice a day, not responding to touch input, not downloading content but today it finally stopped. … Continue reading

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Really?

Been testing things for my container talk at the Summit and opened Internet Explorer on my Server 2012 R2 machine to be greeted by “Microsoft recommends upgrading to Windows 10” Forget Server 2016 guys all you need is Windows 10 

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MVP renewal

April 1st comes round again and its time for the MVP renewals. I received my renewal email this afternoon – I feel highly honoured that Microsoft have bestowed an MVP award for 8 straight years. Thank you

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1,000,000 hits

This blog and its mirrors have reached the 1,000,000 hits for the year to date. Thank you to everyone who takes the time to read my postings

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msmvps.com is back

My blog on msmvps.com is back at http://blogs.msmvps.com/richardsiddaway/

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