Computers/Technology

Translation Software

Translation Software

From MissionTechWiki

SIL have "over 60 pieces of software" to help with translation "which it offers to the public through this on-line catalog; most are available for free download".

Support CDs

Support CDs

From MissionTechWiki

These CD images (ISOs) are helpful in dealing with a number of hardware and software problems.

Tracking Workstation Configurations

Tracking Workstation Configurations

From MissionTechWiki

The Problem

How can a network administrator track all the hardware and software configurations of the systems on their network? How can they do this cheaply, efficiently, effectively, and possibly in a heterogeneous environment (eg possibly a linux server, not windows).

Technologies

Technologies

From MissionTechWiki

This page attempts to list the different sort of technologies being used in mission today. Feel free to create linked pages with more detail about them.

Why are we doing this? Both to help people looking for a suitable technology, and to help those trying to understand how technology is being used in mission.

Sonicwall

Sonicwall

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Sonicwall

Hardware Firewalls and Wireless Access Points

There are many models of hardware firewalls made by sonicwall

Features

The modern Sonicwall devices are capable of providing the following

Software acquisition and development

Software acquisition and development

From MissionTechWiki

When it comes to getting software to support your work there are two main options: buy or build.

Buy or build?

You can either buy some "off-the-shelf" software to do what you need, and then customise it to make it work within your organisation, or you can build it. Building, or developing, it can be done by an outside organisation or in-house.

Buy - pros and cons

Pros:

Skype Security

Skype Security

From MissionTechWiki

Skype is being used a lot, especially since it encrypts calls, and now it also allows calls 'off net', ie to normal phones. Skype Security is an issue. Can we trust Skype everywhere?

Short Term Trip

Short Term Trip

From MissionTechWiki

What is a Short Term Trip?

A Short Term Mission IT Trip is a trip of 1 week to about 3 months to a Christian mission situation (usually overseas) with the intention of discovering more about the use of Mission IT, and perhaps even being able to, in some way, provide some IT assistance.

Servers

Servers

From MissionTechWiki

Servers are simply computers that have a special role whereby they provide services to other computers. This may be file sharing, web serving, email hosting, user authentication etc. In a very simple peer-to-peer network this may be just one of the workstations. In a larger network they tend to be dedicated machines.

Satellite Communications

Satellite Communications

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