Category: General

Volume mapping and LUN associations with Dell Storage PowerShell Command Set

I wrote this script sample for someone who was interested in managing their failover with Sync Live Volume, but wanted to get a high-level view of mappings including LUN information and WWNs ahead of time so they could compare that information across arrays and prevent conflicts as they worked out their disaster recovery plan. Dell […]

Using the Disk Cleanup Tool to free up precious space

It's amazing the amount of stuff on a hard drive that can be overlooked, until you run out of space. The Disk Cleanup tool that is built into Windows can help keep your machine extra tidy, but can also be a powerful tool when you're in a space crunch. Think of the Disk Cleanup tool's […]

Useful Excel Functions: YEARFRAC

I was looking for a way to compare the total years between two dates in decimal format. My brain immediately goes to the process of how I would do that calculation if I am were writing it in a programming language, but Excel VBA and Excel formulas are a different beast. In Excel, do you […]

Running with the Crucial M4 SSD

I decided to do some hardware upgrades this weekend, and as prices on SSD continue to drop, I found a pretty good deal at my local MicroCenter. The Crucial M4 256GB SSD normally retails for $239, but you save $50 instantly, and an additional $20 on a rebate, so you can take it home for […]

Panoramics from the 2010 Minnesota State Fair

I was having a little fun with my new phone, the Samsung Epic 4G and discovered that there is a panoramic mode built into the camera.  I experimented a little and think for a 5MP camera on a phone, that I actually got some pretty good results.  What do you think? Ellie took her first […]
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