Article archive for 2009

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Say goodbye to the Uh-Ohs. Long live the Tens.

Ten years have gone by since we all worried about Y2K and we’re still not driving flying cars.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Why your log.nsf might not be purging properly

A reader wants to know if his 11gb log.nsf file is too big. It is. We explore how to make sure log file purging works properly.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

The editorial strikes back

Last week, we picked on the sloppy analysis of a market research firm. This week, the analyst writes to us complaining about being picked on. So we pick on him again.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Sloppy analysis at the core of another Domino vs. SharePoint report

I hate it when market analysts compare Notes and Domino to SharePoint, especially when it’s clear they’ve got an agenda.

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Sunday, November 1, 2009

A great Notes and Domino .ini online reference

We got a fun email this week from Bastian Wieczorek in Dortmund, Germany. How could we deny Bastain’s quest for fame, especially when he does have quite the rockin’ Notes.ini database? In fact, it’s the Notes.ini reference that convinced us to make his lntoolbox.com site a DominoPower Site of the Month.

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Sunday, November 1, 2009

A faster way to repair corrupted server files

Reader Chloe tells us her Domino server keeps crashing and it takes too long to rebuild a corrupted index.

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Sunday, November 1, 2009

Making Domino work with IIS

A reader tells us her boss has decided to do the IT equivalent of crossing the beams. He wants to make Domino work with IIS. Worse, he wants HER to make Domino work with IIS. She asks if this even possible and whether it cause permanent damage to the fabric of the universe (or her career)?

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Sunday, November 1, 2009

It’s a wacky, wiki, wonderful world with Lotus wikis

While Lotus has always had helpful online resources, sometimes you really need to dig around to find the good stuff. I was talking to a developer the other day, a guy who’d been involved with Lotus products for years, and when I mentioned how helpful the Lotus wikis are, he looked at me, turned his head sideways, and asked, "Lotus has wikis?"

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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Fixing a strange JavaUseClassicJVM error in Domino 8.5.1

A reader has been working with Domino 8.5.1 on an old System i installation, when he encountered a weird error message.

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Thursday, October 1, 2009

A walk down Memory Lane with Lotus Notes

With all the hoopla about Release 8.5.1, sometimes we forget just how far Lotus and Notes has come. In fact, very few people realize that Notes dates all the way back to the PLATO system in the 1970s and early 1980s.

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