For 2014, one of our goals is to complete an Amateur Radio Operator Certificate. This common goal among the team is to a attain the certification with basic qualification. As a start, this will allow us to get more in-depth research, studies in regards to radio technology and radio technique.
We all have important equipment running on our network, from a corporate database server, network drive share to an office wifi access point. We want them running all the time and thus we need to keep an eye on them. Introducing a network monitoring station.
Network monitoring station is a computer (server) that does all sorts of monitoring work within your network environment. Special characteristics as follow:
It is ON and running on your network at all time
It needs to able to “see” and “communicate” with the devices that you want it to monitor
It surveys your network, checking devices (you specify) with logging and reports findings via email
It graphs so you will have a better view of capture over time
Admin uses client (browser) to access network monitoring server and view report, real time graphs, etc.
In this blog we document our build. Setting up is easy at first, then progressively getting harder when comes to configure Cacti to monitor your devices, some learning curves involved but most are straight forward.
Searching the Internet you will find many varieties of Electronics dummy load projects. You will need this device when you want to create a load in your circuit, or to see how your well your battery or solar panel holding up. When you think creating a load that light bulb in your junk box no longer kick it, perhaps its time you need to buy or make your own dummy load device.
The new Photo Journal section is a new addition to our corporate website. Our aim is to provide a new way for our readers to enjoy the news and information from binarytaskforce.com.
The photo journal section is built on new software code, focuses on image storage, sharing as well as image display handling. This new photo mechanism is paving a new way for us to showcase our projects, tear downs and future promotions.
Public access is available through the Photo Journal menu from our main corporate website.
On the weekend, we have done some fun experiment on installing Atmel Studio6 onto Windows 8 release preview. We did a screen capture and you can watch the whole process (shortened to under 4 mins.) here.
This is to confirm there was an unplanned service interruption took place at our blog section within binarytaskforce.com website. As of this morning, we have restored and verified all access. Our engineers reviewed the outage and root cause analysis is as follows: