Monthly Archives: September 2011

Vaporpad Update

So much for the HP website promising me each day that my long-awaited HP TouchPad will arrive each day.  Here’s the story on that if you missed it. After doggedly emailing HP Support, I finally got my first real answer … Continue reading

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Revisiting the bookshelf

I saw this book John C. Maxwell’s “Today Matters” at the public library last week and had to take it home again.                     This book came out in 2004 and I read it 4-5 years ago but have to admit … Continue reading

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Back into Powerpivot

So my schedule has finally allowed me some free time again to get back to what I really enjoy lately in business intelligence and that is PowerPivot. I mentioned way back in April how I had purchased the book “Microsoft … Continue reading

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Vaporpads

So back in August I talked about “winning” the online stampede for a HP Touchpad during the $99 liquidation sale https://bradosterloo.wordpress.com/2011/08/31/zombie-pads/ Now as far as actually receiving it – that’s become a joke to thousands of Americans including me.  Reminds … Continue reading

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Upgrading SQL Server 2008 to 2008 R2

Yesterday, I realized after trying to restore a SQL Server 2008 R2 backup onto my machine that I had never actually upgraded to R2 yet – I would have bet money that I had. So after tracking down the R2 … Continue reading

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Miscellus

 Etymology: From Latin word misceō (“mix”).  Synonym: miscellaneous Todays post covers a few PC-related articles I had read recently involving a trend that makes sense in an evermore portable world – and that is the miniaturization of PCs – where … Continue reading

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