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IT-/Networking-specific dictionary

I am tasked with preparations of technical negotiations with a foreign company where the technicans' native language is Russian. I would like to have a technical dictionary for terms specific to the ...
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Setting date format in unattended Windows deployment

Our organization would like to use the ISO date format (known in Windows as yyyy-MM-dd). I've configured this in our image. When I deploy the image, it replaces the date format with the default ...
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Different URL's with the same website

I have a website that currently uses a .com domain for all traffic. I am targeting the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Instead of this, I want something similar to ...
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IPv4 is almost out in Asia-Pacific, what are people doing about it? [closed]

Asians and those in North America are going to be separated on the internet if ISPs / telecoms don't do something. European progress to IPv6 is taking place much faster than in North America. What ...
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Guaranteed international bandwidth solution?

How plausible is it to transfer large amounts of data consistently via the network? For example, is there a way to guarantee a minimum upload speed of 8Mb/sec from various international sites (Hong ...
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Sharding MongoDB internationally with data stored based on location

We're looking to set up data centers globally and switch to a NoSQL database like MongoDB to support having our data distributed over these data centers (and as a pleasant side effect, introduce more ...
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What is the best Time-Of-Day to run the maintenance of an international (English) website?

If you want to have a non-country-specific website in English, what is/are the best time-of-day to run the maintenance? You can also answer by specifying what is the worst time-of-day to run the ...
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Will international domain names permit “e=mc2.com” as a domain name?

I'm trying to understand the limitations of International Domain names... can someone explain what I can and can't do? Can I register a neat domain name like e=mc2.com? Are any of these symbols ...
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How can I convert a UNICODE word to an International Domain Name? (and back)

I want to convert a few Unicode words to an International Domain Name, (and back) but can't find a script or other resource to do it on a Windows PC. Does anyone have such a tool?
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How to design the infrastructure for an application serving USA and Canada?

I am developing a service that will be applicable for both Americans and Canadians, the data collected and stored are not legally allowed to cross the borders...which is new to my knowledge. So what ...
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Users accessing our email when traveling overseas are seeing strange SPAM behavior

I run technology for an international non-profit, so I have users that could be checking their email from Pennsylvania one day, Santo Domingo the next, and Kabul, Afghanistan, the next week. Recently, ...
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Subdomains, folders, internationalization, and hosting solutions

I'm a web developer and I recently landed a gig to develop the US / international version of a site for a company that's big in Europe but hasn't done much expansion into the US yet. They've got an ...
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What is the equivalent of CDW in London? [closed]

Looking for a vendor to purchase IT equipment (servers/workstations/networking) in London. CDW has relationships with several big name (and small name) vendors of IT equipment (Cisco, HP, Avaya, ...
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How does a foreign company registering my company's domain name effect traffic to my site?

I'd like to keep this strictly technical, don't care too much about whether it's legal or not because I'm assuming a reputable Chinese company wouldn't do anything to undermine the interests of a ...
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Finding an international web host for dedicated or VPS

What is best place to look for reliable, legitimate international web hosting? Ideally I'd prefer a dedicated machine, but would settle for a VPS solution if the company was right. I'm looking for ...
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Should I worry about the speed trans-atlantic web access for my users?

Obviously it's just one factor in the mix, but if I host a site here in the UK knowing that the majority of my users are in the U.S., how much weight should I give concerns about access speed for ...