New Blogger in the Family

I have been blogging for six and half years and to this moment, I’m still enjoying it. Few months ago my better half has decided to start blogging as well. Although my partner also works in IT as a project manager, her real passions are photography and cooking. She has decided to start a blog focused on food and recipes. By doing this, not only she gets to create her favorite dishes, she also gets to take pictures too. Then there was a lot of preparation to get her started. I helped her registered her chosen domain name, got a

Blog Site Recovered–Finally

If you are a regular visitor of this blog, you may have noticed that this blog has been down since last Thursday, and I’ve only been able to get it back online few hours ago (Monday afternoon my time). The downtime was caused by the server which is hosting my blog. My hoster couldn’t recover the sever, and ended up restored my site from the backup (that they took  on 24th April, which was 3 weeks ago). Due to the hoster’s lack of ability to maintain my site, I have lost 3 weeks of data (2 most recent blog posts,

Spend Your Money Wisely

As what I’d like to consider myself as – a seasoned System Center specialist, I have benefitted from many awesome resources from the community during my career in System Center. These resources consist of blogs, whitepapers, training videos, management packs and various tools and utilities. Although some of them are not free (and in my opinion, they are not free for a good reason), but large percentage of these resources I value the most are all free of charge. This is what I like the most about the System Center community. Over the last few years, I got to know

Visual Studio 2012 on Microsoft App Store

Just noticed that on my Windows 8 laptop, the Visual Studio 2012 Express is available in the Microsoft App Store: Looks like Microsoft expects anyone over 3 years old to be able to write codes in Visual Studio??? It makes me feel like a noob 🙁

This Blog Has Been Hacked! But Should Be OK Now…

  Over the last few days, it seems my blog has been hacked. some suspicious malware codes have been injected into the WordPress PHP pages. I have just reinstalled WordPress, changed all the passwords and ran another scan. it came out clean. I have manually checked infected pages, the suspicious codes have bee removed. If you are using Google Chrome and saw the warning page when trying to access my blog: I have requested Google to review my site again. Hopefully I’ll get my site removed from the blacklist within few days.

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