Computing Articles
  • Illustrator Patterns
  • by Tom Gillan
  • The process of creating prints for the textiles industry, using Adobe Illustrator's pattern making function, is very easy! Whilst it was always a straight-forward process, the new Pattern Maker function, first introduced in version CS6, has made it even simpler. Such repeat patterns can be used in various contexts, from garment design to representing materials or textures on a floor plan.
  • Illustrator Introduction
  • by Tom Gillan
  • When it comes to creating professional illustration, Adobe Illustrator has been the world-leader in graphics programs for the past 15 or so years. Specifically geared towards creating vector graphics, Illustrator is used in several industries, including graphic and web design, as well as fashion design and interior design.
  • Photoshop Background
  • by Tom Gillan
  • Backgrounds in Adobe Photoshop come in a variety of shapes and sizes. These range from a simple semi-opaque faded image to a simple gradient between two or more colours. Alternatively an image could be blended into a repeat pattern, or special effects like the cinematic bokeh effect can be added via the Filters drop-down menu.
  • Sketchup Geolocation
  • by Tom Gillan
  • SketchUp is often used to create massing models for urban planning, in which case the program's geo-location feature using Google Earth and Google Maps is a definite plus.
  • HP LTO 7 Unleashed!
  • by Richard Stutchbury
  • According to Chris Powers, Vice President Data Center Development, HP Storage, the big deal with this new product is about "changing the economics of long term data retention, archiving, and high performance streaming, with demonstrated data integrity..."
  • HP LTO-7 Ultrium WORM Data Cartridge
  • by Richard Stutchbury
  • The new generation HP LTO-7, in great demand the world over, accommodates backup, and archiving of huge volumes of records, with supersonic swiftness in transfer of data.
  • HP LTO-7 Data Backup
  • by Richard Stutchbury
  • A good process is not complete without a disaster management stratagem, which covers such scope as natural disaster, pilferage and the like. Following those three critical steps outlined above, should facilitate data backup in a very effective, and safe manner.
  • HP LTO-7: Frequently Asked Questions And Answers
  • by Richard Stutchbury
  • LTO technology enhances quick transfer of large files. This is made possible by the tape drive data transfer rate, at 750 MB per second, which is equivalent to more than 2.7 TB (Terabytes) of data per hour, per drive.
  • Radiation Therapies Delivered Using Linear Accelerators
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • A short expression for Linear Accelerators is Linac. Radiation is a high powered x-ray that is produced by Linac machines. These systems are intended to distribute radiation. If an organization wishes to perform radiosurgery or IMRT (intensity modulated radiation therapy) linear accelerators can be tailored.
  • Indirect Benefits Of LTO 6
  • by Richard Stutchbury
  • The LTO 6 data cartridge possesses certain features that make it incredibly valuable for both individual and coporate use. It has a huge native capacity of 2.5 TB and can even store as much as 6.25 TB of compressed data.
  • The Advantages of Architectual 3D Rendering
  • by Ryan Jackson
  • When marketing any property off plan it is important that potential buyers gain a deep understanding of how the property both looks and feels. This article discusses the advantages of architectual 3D rendering and how it may enhance sales.
  • Tips To Consider Before Purchasing Diagnostic Imaging Equipment
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • Are you in the market to replace diagnostic imaging equipment that is out of date or broken down? Are you looking to purchase the latest and greatest in Linacs systems? If this describes where you are at it is crucial to purchase the right equipment for your working environment.
  • Please Use Your Cell Phone Responsibly
  • by Marvin Perry
  • In this article I discuss the dangers involved when using a cell phone irresponsibly and I discuss alternative ways to avoid these situations.
  • Great Features Of HP LTO 6 - HP LTO 6: An Incredible Data Storage Media
  • by Richard Stutchbury
  • The innovative information technology (IT) Industry today, is like the proverbial rolling stone: constantly changing, dynamic and fluid! This calls for players to give priority to security and retention of data. This is where the HP LTO (Linear Tape-Open) 6 comes in.
  • What Is LTO 6? - Interesting Aspects Of LTO 6
  • by Richard Stutchbury
  • Around 2003, LTO 3 was developed with a much bigger capacity of 800 GB and a transfer rate of 80 mbps. Just as much as the storage became much bigger so also was the transfer of data increased. Observing this trend, it's clearly visible that every time a new cartridge is developed, it features double the storage capacity of the previous one.
  • HP LTO 6: Choosing The Right Tape Cartridge
  • by Richard Stutchbury
  • There are various reasons as to why the data being supplied may be too low. The first reason is that the rate at which data is being read from the server's hard disk is too slow. This rate depends on the location and size of the said disk. Such a process tends to be unpredictable but the problem can be determined through special types of software.
  • HP LTO 6: Improving A Tape Cartridge's Performance
  • by Richard Stutchbury
  • Some companies have realized that they can improve the speed and capacity of their old tape drives by simply upgrading them to the newest available standards. Fewer medium will be used during data backup. When you want to make an upgrade, it is important for you to determine whether your systems will be compatible after the upgrade. Some tapes may be rendered unreadable on certain tape drives.
  • Illustrator For Fashion
  • by Tom Gillan
  • Fashion Illustrators the world over use Adobe Illustrator for creating vector artwork for professional fashion and accessory production. The main applications are in creating patterns for garment design and for producing repeat prints in textiles manufacturing.
  • HP LTO 5: Points to Consider When Buying Storage Media
  • by Richard Stutchbury
  • Many people using computers do not necessarily back up their data because they think it is too expensive, they are too busy to do so or they do not know how to do it. It is very important to back up you data so that you can retain it in case your computer crashes or gets stolen.
  • LTO-7: Why Are More Businesses Keeping More Data For Longer?
  • by Richard Stutchbury
  • In order to understand how well to cater to such a trend, it's necessary that you understand just why this trend is taking place in the first place. Through the knowledge of why businesses keep more data for longer, it's possible to design storage systems that offer the best possible convenience and deliver the expected results:
  • Ultrium 7: Which Businesses Need Data Storage?
  • by Richard Stutchbury
  • Companies that deal in services are also likely to have large volumes of data. Enterprises within the medical field may not be directly dealing in digital content, but they do handle a large amount of information concerning medical records. Similarly, businesses within the legal and insurance industry have to manage large volumes of information.
  • Autocad 3D Lighting
  • by Tom Gillan
  • Autocad has three basic types of lighting. Point Lights are like light globes, casting light and shadows outwards in all directions. The Spot Light is the second type and, like its real world counterpart, spreads shadows outwards from the source. The third type of light is the Distant Light like Sunlight in that its shadows are parallel.
  • Indesign Hyperlink
  • by Tom Gillan
  • Adobe Indesign makes it possible to add interactivity to your PDF documents through the addition of hyperlinks. This straight-forward process is the last stage when creating interactive documents in Indesign. Such a document is created in the same way that a regular print document or PDF is created in Indesign. The hyperlink could be added as part of a header or footer.
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