Yearly Archives: 2016

“Illegal characters in path” Problem with Windows 10

I was recently working with Amazon’s guide to setting up CodeCommit via HTTPS on Windows 10 (http://docs.aws.amazon.com/codecommit/latest/userguide/setting-up-https-windows.html), and I got up to the section titled “Step 3: Set Up the Credential Helper”. I ran the code they suggested:

Only …

BitTorrent Sync – A Fast, Reliable Synchronization Option

I recently worked with a client that had about 200GB of data, mostly smaller files like images or PDFs, stored on a web server. I used BitTorrent Sync to get all of that data from that server to a computer, …

Pervasive SQL Database Backup Script – Made Easy!

I recently worked with a client that had a custom-written application that used Pervasive SQL as its back-end database. I wanted to make a backup of the data – and not just a single, manual backup, but a nightly, automated …