We have been happy users of spam blocking software MailFrontier since 2004. MailFrontier was purchased by SonicWALL in February. When we first heard about the purchase, we weren’t concerned because we respect SonicWALL and are happy users of their 2040 firewall with web content filtering. Over the last few months, our satisfaction with MailFrontier (now [...]
At Church of the Resurrection we’re working to get better at visual communication. Visual communication is much more effective than communication with words alone. The problem is, most of us (me included) spent the majority of our education years learning how to communicate with words. And most of us (me included) have spent the majority [...]
Most, if not all, pastors I know have thought the same things Perry shares in his post today. They agree with Perry. Acting on those ideas is what they find difficult. (Everyone in my family is a pastor except me, so I have a lot of opportunity to know what’s on their minds.) Thanks, Perry.
In case the suspense has been killing you, yes the awful problems we had with SQL Server and our Shelby database are finally over. We’re new now running Shelby 5.6.2009 on SQL Server 2005. It’s rock stable and noticeably faster (though still not fast enough by a long shot). Praise the Lord! Of course, we [...]
We bought a new server (a shiny Dell 2950 with Windows 2003 x64 and SQL Server 2005) back in May with the idea of moving Shelby and our other SQL databases to it in a planned, smooth way in June or July. We needed to free up a server for our new Rez West office [...]
Our Shelby system is down right now because of ongoing woes with SQL Server. When you are responsible for IT in a very large church that uses Shelby for every aspect of church operations, “Shelby down” is not a happy thing. This is an unplanned outage made necessary by the fact that every time we [...]
I spent 75 minutes on the phone with Tony yesterday, which is great for me because I’m always smarter after I’ve talked with Tony than I was before. Perimeter is just ahead of us in the ChMS selection process. He has a deadline of this month to make a final decision. For us, our only [...]