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Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 7:03pm

You may have asked yourself: What are RSS feeds, exactly—and why should I use them?

RSS, short for Really Simple Syndication, is a way of distributing content from one website or blog to a news aggregator (also termed news reader and RSS reader). RSS content can also be syndicated across websites: if you have a blog associated with a website, you can use RSS to have blog updates automatically appear on your website’s homepage.

Christina Dulude, Information Architect/User Experience Designer in Dartmouth Computing Services, is an RSS feed fan. She sees the advantage of having...

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 7:07pm

Elijah is a Database Administrator who joined the DBA team this past December for a six-month Structured Query Language (SQL) Server consolidation project. He recently redesigned the backup environment for SQL databases and is now building a cluster to consolidate the number of servers Dartmouth uses to run them. After the projects wraps up, he looks forward to playing a role managing Computing Services' Oracle database environment.

Elijah was named Exemplar Extraordinaire at the winter quarterly Computing Services meeting. "His attitude is always positive and he is always willing...

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 5:18pm

by Steve Nyman
Chief Information Security Officer

iPhones and Droids are lost and stolen every day. Let’s face it, even though our lives are stored on them, most people don’t protect the personal information stored on their phones.

Think about the data on your phone. Every personal contact, access to your social media accounts, bank account, various websites where you shop, passwords and personally identifiable information, perhaps even your social security number or access codes to various online services. You use this incredibly convenient device all day, every day,...

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 7:14pm

Computing Services' Research Computing division helps Dartmouth scholars and researchers use computing to reach their academic goals by providing software, hardware, consulting, and training.

Research Computing provides

  • Data support: Provide data management services including data storage, sharing, and access via web interfaces and support for off-site collaborators
  • Software Support: Provide technical support for software applications and install software as requested
  • Computational Resources: Provide...
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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 1:55pm

Dartmouth's Chief Information Security Officer, Steve Nyman, is a former FBI Agent and naval officer who also spent ten years as the global head of information security at Pfizer,  where he was responsible for safeguarding the company’s IT assets and other confidential information from attack by hackers. At Dartmouth, Steve applies these same skills as he works to advance information security policy and awareness/training on campus through the Dartmouth Information Security Council (DISC)...

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Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 2:30pm

Each quarter we ask a Dartmouth community member about a Computing Services application.

Paul Manganiello, M.D. retired from Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center earlier this year and is currently on the clinical faculty at Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine. He began using Computing Services’ free lynda tutorials service shortly after its launch in...

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