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Quick Post : Mobile Theme added to site.

The other day I added a mobile theme to this site so that you can view the site in a better format on you mobile devices. I have looked at it on my Nokia E72 and iPad and it looks ok. I would be interested in what you think it looks like on your mobile devices. The direct link to the blog is http://www.smarterdatacollection.com/Blog. Please leave a comment and thanks for your help.

Quick Post : FireFox Can find you !!!

What do you think about this? With the latest versions of FireFox the browser can find you with amazing accuracy. For this link to work you must use FireFox i think it is 3.5 and above. I have tried this several times and only once did it say i was in Sydney ( the location of my ISP ). Every other time it has found me to within about 150 meters.  I have only tried it via my wireless card and i guess it may give different results if you are connected via a wire but wow is all i can say.

How many Session Engines ( 5.5 )

So we have created some scripts that will show us our possibly concurrency, but what does this mean and how do we work out how many session engines we will need. This article will explain, what a session engine is and why we need at least one of them. We will show you some test results that we have run with the Data Collection Load tool and some standard scripts.

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How many concurrents : Part 4

In the previous articles we designed some scripts to read the IVW log files to work out what the concurrency was, next we will write a script that will try and Estimate what sort of concurrency certain survey criteria might produce. In this article we will take all the information that we have gathered from Data Collection Users to try and produce some example loads.

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How many concurrents : Part 2

In this article we are going to create the final DMS script that we use to recode the concurrents.csv file created in the previous article into something that is richer and usable for tabulation. The final output file will  be in a DataCollection Data file ( ddf ) format. This article assumes that you have some basic knowledge of DMS and VBA scripting.

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How many concurrents : Part 1

Ever wanted to know what has been going on with your DataCollection Server Web concurrents? Interested in finding out if you are going over your limit of allowable concurrents frequently? If the answer to these questions is yes , then this set of articles is for you. In it we will show you how to look at the log files produced on your servers and calculate what has been going on and when. It should be noted that this article assumes that you have some knowledge of Data Management scripts as well as Tables scripts and VBA.

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