What is RAID 10, 0, 1, 5 and 6?

This document is reprinted from “Intel:Build a Real Server” section of a Microsoft “How To Technology Fair” handout dated Aug 2000. Updated by Ian Matthews of Up & Running Technologies on August 28 2010 to include RAID 6. We also have a very simple explanation of SAN, NAS, DAS, iSCSI, FiberChannel updated in November 2016 Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) RAID is an acronym for Redundant Array of Independent Disks. The term was coined in 1988…

Invisible File Extensions in Windows

Invisible file extensions on Windows By Floydman, Bachelor in Computer Sciences [email protected] [email protected] May 7th, 2001 You can distribute this document freely, as long as no changes are made to the file, or as long as credit for it is not pretended by someone else. All comments and suggestions about the material presented here should be directed at [email protected] If future versions of this document include add-ons coming from other people than me, then proper…

How To Renew a Terminal Server / Remote Desktop SSL Certificate

CREATE A NEW CERTIFICATE REQUEST: Launch IIS Manager and click the SERVER name (not the websites or virtual directories) In the IIS section, click SERVER CERTIFICATES (if you don’t see this, you are likely not at the server level, go click on the server name at the top of the IIS Manager CONNECTIONS tree) Click CREATE CERTIFICATE REQUEST and complete the form. Note that the only things that really counts is the certificate name (like tsg.commodore.ca)…

Windows Server 2008 SKUs, Part Numbers, and Prices

Microsoft has been VERY slow to get part numbers, sku’s and pricing to market on Server 08. I have collected the following list from many retail and wholesale sources. WINDOWS SERVER 2008 STANDARD EDITION RETAIL w/10CAL = P73-03882 $1125 RETAIL w/5CAL = P73-03883 $950 OEM w/5CAL P73-04001 $750 Open License w/0 CAL’s P73-00499 $1400 Academic w/5 CAL’s P73-03881 = $500 WebServer -Unlimited CALS – LWA-00078 = $400 CLIENT ACCESS LICENCES (CALS) OEM – 5 User…