Patrick’s Weekend 2007

This weekend is a long weekend in Ireland, as it’s St Patrick’s day on Saturday. St Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland, just in case you didn’t know. In time honoured tradition the entire nation of Ireland will be celebrating a collective hangover on Monday. In order for this to be practical we have […]

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What is a maintenance window?

Sometimes people misunderstand the emails we send them. In some cases this is due to our (ab)use of the English language, whereas in others it’s simply a case of the language / terminology / jargon being susceptible to confusion. One such instance is that of “maintenance windows”. They seem to cause a lot of worry […]

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Skycon 2007

Several members of the Blacknight team were down in Limerick at Skycon from last Thursday until last night. Skycon was organised in celebration of the 15 year anniversary of Skynet, the University of Limerick computer society. Over the past couple of years I have been to quite a number of events throughout Ireland which were […]

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ASP AJAX AJAX Extensions Now Live

Earlier this week Rob Burke from Microsoft got in touch with us about AJAX extensions. It transpires that none of the Irish hosting companies were offering support for them (at least not officially). Although we hadn’t been supporting it officially it transpires that we had been running them on several of our Windows servers […]

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