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Mon 19 Jul 2004

Switching Servers

Category : Technology/switchingServers.txt

We've switched back to the server at the office. It takes less than 5 seonds to deactivate DNSUpdate at the iMac and reactivating it at the office server. This switches our IP address record at to point to the office's server machine. Add another minute or so to make sure any new changes to the server during the weekend get updated to the office server and we're back to normal operations.

And I'm thinking, again, this is a most powerful way of arranging things. Why don't more IT people get it and stop thinking of the Mac as a non-business machine?

I remembered there were some talk at MacSurfer a few days ago about Mac users being smarter than PC users, and I went to look it up - "Overall, the results are pretty clear: Mac users might not actually be smarter than PC users, but they certainly use better English and a larger vocabulary to express more complex thinking." Reach your own conclusion.

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