December 2008 Entries

Adobe finally releases 64bit PDF iFilter

Adobe has finally released a 64bit PDF iFilter. So what is this all about? I ran into this issue in the spring of 2007 while working on a SharePoint 2007 deployment project. We had chosen to use 64bit Windows Server 2003 and MOSS Standard. Everything installed correctly and was working fine. That is, until we looked into getting SharePoint to index PDF files. SharePoint's search feature actually uses the Windows built in indexing functionality. A key part of this is something called an iFilter. This ......

Hello World, take #2

I thought I would restart this blog that I've barely used, by doing the traditional introduction. I'm Kelly Jones and I work for Sogeti USA in the Columbus, Ohio office. I've been working in the IT field for ten years now. Like most computer geeks, I've always tinkered with them, going clear back to my Commodore VIC-20 circa 1983. Several years ago, I setup Another Old Computer Museum website. The name was a little bit of a joke, since there were quite a few websites devoted old computers. I originally ......