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September 2005

How large is a large database?

Number of Views : 2311I was reading my Information Week magazine and ran across an article regarding Large Databases “Big Honkin’ Databases” was in the Sept 19th magazine (article here). It is a quick glimpse into some of the largest databases. I have seen a 1.2 Terabyte database in action …

New Blog Launched

Number of Views : 2134Some friends that I know and work with have launched a new blog (www.spoutblog.com) Their site is dedicated to films and film making. These guys are dedicated to sharing information about films and building a community around films. Take some time and check out the site.

One IM to rule them all

Number of Views : 2507I have finally realized how much I use Instant Messaging. It is not a matter that I did not consider IM a viable means of communication, but rather the fact of how often I use it as a means of communication. Since switching jobs recently I …

SQL DTS Ftp

Number of Views : 3037If you do a lot of file migration or exchange with Microsoft SQL server you have probably had to grab a file via ftp. In most cases if you have automated this task you may have done this by either a vbs file or a bat …

Computer Input device (part 2)

Number of Views : 15633((REVISED – TOO MANY SPELLING ERRORS))) – it may have been too late to post Ok I have switched jobs and currently I am using a Dell Latitude D800. People who know me, know that I do not have much respect for the Dell laptops. There …

New Baby Girl – Sept 3, 2005

Number of Views : 2751Today Nadia Christine Becher was born. This morning at 5:00 AM my wife informed me her water had broke. We then traveled to the hospital. At 5:15AM we arrived at the Hospital. Rachel was ready to go. Our doctor arrived at 6:00 AM and Nadia was …