Category Archives: Web Site Updates

Team Foundation Server 2018

Well, I finally upgraded our source control to Team Foundation Server 2018. Not sure when, or if, I’ll upgrade to Azure DevOps Server 2019. This is a good next step at least, and it’s working pretty nicely. The memory in … Continue reading

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Keeping Things Current

Just upgraded the Linux web server to Fedora 30. Still can’t seem to get screen sharing working. From what I’m reading, the VNC server must still be broke or something. Oh well. Anyway, one good thing is I have my … Continue reading

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Web Site Account Management Fixes

I finally got busy and fixed all of the problems that were introduced when I upgraded the web server to Fedora 29 Linux. The main thing was recompiling the support for MSODBC and SQLSRV within PHP. Now the account management … Continue reading

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West Coast

Still here kicking it.  Been dealing with some health issues, but I’m back at it again! Looking forward to working with a past collaborator on the engine.  I must tell you, he is a super awesome programmer.  I’m planning on … Continue reading

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The Changing Dynamics of the Web

The world wide web is becoming a more dangerous place than ever before.  It seems SSL encryption is a must for all web sites now.  The days of the http:// protocol are numbered, in favor of the more secure https:// … Continue reading

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Time Keeps on Ticking Away

The Rolling Stones once said “Time Waits For No One”.  The thought of this really bums me out.  There is never enough time in the day to do what I want!  Not only did I have the flu in January, … Continue reading

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Christmas Break

Well, I finally have a fairly complete plan for the new network architecture.  I’m hoping to fully utilize my Christmas break, by working on the code!  I pray nothing at my day job comes up, that could steal my time … Continue reading

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Web Site Performance

I have several domains and sub-domains that I like to have forwarded to various places on the Orion Engine site.  For example, support.orionengine.com redirects to www.orionengine.com/support/.  I used to use GoDaddy for this trivial service, but the performance and reliability … Continue reading

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Account Management System

I finally got all of my PHP code working. In fact, everything on the new web server appears to be working now!  I just finished all of the database code changes in the Account Management System today.  The new database server … Continue reading

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Database Server

The database server (SQL Server 2016 SP1 Express) is on newer hardware, and back up and running again!  All of the databases were successfully restored.  It amazes me how many technologies that have to come back together to make all of … Continue reading

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