Monthly Archives: August 2009

– Easiest Rebuild Ever – Windows 7

I’m somewhat conservative with my machines. These days it’s a tool for me, and I’m not looking for the coolest thing, I’m looking for something that works. I started running Windows 7 RC a few months ago when some friends … Continue reading

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Almost Forgot

I was up this morning, starting to work on my desktop. I rebuilt it yesterday, or started, with Windows 7 RTM (from Windows 7 RC) and wanted to get it done. I had a couple items for work to finish … Continue reading

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Don’t Make Me Work, VIA Rail

I got an email the other day from Canada’s VIA Rail, advertising "Discover Canada by Train" and the chance to save up to 70%. When my son was younger he loved trains, and one of the videos he had was … Continue reading

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Warming up Analysis Services with Preallocate

With Windows Server 2003 many people found that Analysis Services (SSAS) was slow to get going sometimes. So a preallocate setting was introduced that allows you to specify the initial memory setting that SSAS will get when it starts. This … Continue reading

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