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Android Emulator Skinning

If you had a desire to create your own custom skin for screen shots of your awesome app for Google Play store and had trouble finding an example to work from… Well, you’re in some luck as I’m going to

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Maya: UV Texture Editor Extension

The default UV Texture Editor that comes with Maya is… sad. Sure you can do things with it, but there are some great extensions out there that can add to your workflow. I’ve used a few of them, but I

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Virtualize: Low Cost Source Version Control

If you happen to be weary of the “everything online” approach to handling the security and storage of your projects or data, then welcome aboard to my skepticism ship. I too have a few issues with entrusting all of my

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Virtualize: Backup Virtual Machines to Multiple iSCSI Targets

If you have a tight budget and need a backup solution for multiple virtual machines, you can create your own using PowerShell. While there are a few completely free options available such as Veeam or Altaro, you are either locked

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WD DX4000: Create a decent SAN

One requirement or recommendation when creating a SAN that utilizes iSCSI is to separate the physical MPIO segment to permit full bandwidth utilization for the Initiators. This would also allow the network to operate with Jumbo Frames and minimize any

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Virtualize: Native VHD & Custom RE

Over the past couple months, I began experimenting with using virtual disks for use with what are called Native Boot Virtual Drives, or what I like to call “Native VHD”. The technique allows one to use a virtual disk to

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WD DX4000: Windows RE & Bare Metal Recovery

One part of the business continuity plan that lays solely on the shoulders of any IT organization is the Disaster Recovery Plan. It’s the framework that gets enacted when a disruption of service occurs. It could be a security intrusion,

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