Danube Vacation over Christmas

This December 2014, I took a riverboat vacation along the Danube — traveling from Hungary to Nuremberg. Here are some brief highlights. Budapest, Hungary (Dec 17-20) My favorite city on this trip. They also had the best Christmas markets, where I enjoyed a lot of mulled wine. Visegrad, Hungary (Dec 21) Most of the day …

How Allscripts Pro EHR can cripple your VDI infrastructure

As the administrator of a VMware Horizon View virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) for a county hospital, I’m frequently looking for applications that abuse infrastructure resources by consuming excessive CPU, RAM, or Disk. Allscripts Pro EHR and Allscripts Pro PM are two applications that often create unnecessary challenges in our environment. Allscripts Pro PM requires Microsoft …

Google Contacts, sort by last name

Finally, Google Contacts lets you sort your address book by last name for Google Apps accounts. You’ll find this feature under the More button. For those of us with large address books, this is such a welcomed feature that users have been requesting for a long time. While Google’s “Merge Contacts” feature does a decent …