Sinking your teeth into rsync

Let's face it. Backups are great, but backup systems are even better. And one great tool for cloning your critical servers is rsync. Whether you clone your file systems to second disks or to entirely different servers, rsync can help get the synchronization done cleanly and efficiently. [...]

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Forum Admin Communities

I recently resigned my admin position from a popular admin community that will remain nameless in this post. The reason for that will be clear in the end. Since that time many [...]

Microsoft .Net Programmers Forum

Once upon a time in a land far away I owned the most popular visual basic programming forum. I sold that forum along with a start up Visual Studio programming forum. Since [...]

Forum SEO: vBulletin/vbSEO vs IPB with SEO URL’S

Brandon Sheley posted this on Twitter. I'm 95% certain I can get a vb+vbseo board to out rank an IPB forum with the same content & links. I was going to write an article [...]

How to Increase PHP Performance

I needed to upgrade PHP on my servers. I run a mix of Windows 2008 and Windows 2003 servers using IIS. I had been doing quit a bit of research the last couple weeks. My [...]

Howto: Converting from vBulletin to IP.Board

I am getting ready to convert Computer Help Forums from vBulletin to IPB. This is in a way a more complex change because the users use the album feature extensively. We also [...]

vBulletin 4 Gold Review: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

I have one site running the new vBulletin Gold Suite. The site was closed so I decided it would be a perfect test bed. It had a few users and a few posts before I closed it [...]

Review: vBulletin 4

If you've been following me @ twitter or on this site you know I am converting my sites slowly from vBulletin to IP.Board. I did upgrade one vBulletin license to vBulletin [...]

Converting from vBulletin to Invision Power Board

All my community sites are powered by vBulletin. I've been using vBulletin for 9 years. I was an early adopter after the mess that happened with UBB in the pre-Infopop days. I [...]

Introducing Windows 8 Forums

I have added a new site to the technology network. The site will focus on Windows 8 which will be the next version of Windows after Windows 7. Windows 8 Forums will follow [...]

Don’t Buy vBulletin Skins From CompleteVB

Update: August 9TH, 2009 My access to download was restored by Matt. I don't know why it took so long to resolve this issue, but, I am glad it is over. I will continue to [...]