Archive for May, 2008

PsTools to the rescue

We were having memory issues on one of our production servers today, no one was able to get in via Remote Desktop or any other remote access tools. PsTools by Mark Russinovich was a life saver, it allowed me to query the processes running on the remote machine and also their memory usage, we were […]

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Hacking democracy

Just saw Hacking Democracy on HBO, it’s available online as well. I can’t believe the whole electronic voting system is built on Access and a VB frontend!!

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Subversion as a deployment tool

I was thinking on the way to work today that subversion would be a great tool to overcome some of the difficulties associated with frequent deployments to the web serevers. Here’s how I see it working Create a production/live build folder in your source tree and add it to the repository. Modify our build system […]

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