The Easy Way to Perform Backups to Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier
Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier are industrial-strength file storage services that are available at very low prices. However, they do not work by themselves. The user needs to obtain additional software... More > from a third-part provider to “marry” a home computer to Amazon's file storage services. Luckily, hundreds of such products are available with prices ranging from free to a modest fee.
Whatever product(s) you choose, you need to safely and securely back up your valuable data often.< Less
How to Charge for Your Content on the Web
Do you, your employer, or your local genealogy society have information that you would like to offer to others online for a fee? Do you have questions about how to do that or how to charge money or... More > how to handle credit cards? Do you want to know how to control access to the information? If you would like to save some time, money, and frustration with these tasks, this article can help! I have decided to share with you some of my own “lessons learned” in finding and implementing a solution that has worked well for me and for many others.< Less
What is an ISO file and What Can I do With It?
.ISO files are often used when transferring CD and DVD images over the Internet (for example, most downloads provided by the Microsoft Developers' Network (MSDN) are in .ISO format). So are many... More > operating systems, such as Linux. An .ISO file is simply a convenient method of delivering the contents of an entire CD-ROM disk in a single file that can be downloaded. The file can later be converted back to a CD-ROM or DVD-ROM disk.< Less
Archival Quality Ink and Paper
With today's acid-based paper and water-based inkjet cartridges or plastic-and-carbon based laser toner cartridges, the life expectancy of most paper documents you produce on a home computer's... More > printer may be twenty-five years or less. Luckily, there are ways to extend that longevity.< Less