Bletchley Park and The National Museum of Computing
Feb28

Bletchley Park and The National Museum of Computing

Each year for my birthday I like to take a week off work, go explore and take in a museum or two. This year I’ve done a return visit and dragged the wife along to Bletchley Part and The National Museum of Computing (TNMC) and yet again come away thinking they are Awesome! These are two separate museums in the same location, both can be visited in a day but why rush! Also its worth noting that TNMC only open Thursday, Saturday...

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Cant backup server event id 8230 in logs
Feb18

Cant backup server event id 8230 in logs

I’ve had an issue where a server hasn’t been backing up for a couple of days and all of the recommended solutions didn’t work. In the end it was a case of trial and error until I managed to get it working. First thing is to check the Application log and in my case I was receiving event ID 8230. There are plenty of recommended solutions to this problem but none worked for me.   When a backup hangs it can be for a...

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Using LOGICnow’s Max Backup service with Azure for offsite disaster recovery
Feb09

Using LOGICnow’s Max Backup service with Azure for offsite disaster recovery

We’ve been using LOGICnow’s Max Backup service for a while now to provide cloud backup and business continuity to our clients. Recently we’ve been playing with Azure to provide a DR solution that can be turned on within a few minutes without the expense of  having hardware laying around doing nothing. This can be done using windows backup and the Azure backup services but if you need offsite hot standby servers and a...

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