Moving to a new provider

Lycos served me well for more than 4 years,.The domain hansotten.com, with the sites www.hansotten.com and weblog.hansotten.com have been doing well, gaining high google ratings like PR 4 now. But Lycos will stop the hosting services and I looked around for a new provider. Strato will get the business and the domain name transfer has started. So this will mean some downtime the coming days. Sorry and dont worry, i will be back soon! Edit 15 dec 2008: the blog has moved! The technical aspect was easy, Strato works well but it did require two phonecalls to the servidedesk to … Continue reading Moving to a new provider

A new look, updates will come soon

Been quiet on the blog lately. Not that it was quiet on the business and home front.  Seems I won’t get an early retirement from work, other colleques are now looking for a new job. Sigh. The media stream Soundbridge HomeMusic made me work on the mp3 collection.  That collection grew uncontrolled and unorganised to a 160 GB. The Soundbridge made it clear that mp3 id tags are essential, and many duplicate files and corrupt files are no good either. I will tell you about two excellent programs to fight the mp3 disorder: MediaMonkey and mp3tag. Continue reading A new look, updates will come soon

hansotten.nl a new domain and a new ISP

hansotten.nl is mine! I could not resist the offer made by this ISP,  mijndomein.nl offers a complete package for 29 euro, the first year for 1 (one!) Euro, including a domain name. As fas as I can see good bandwith,  no limits on mysql databases and subdomains, 500 MB disk space. Registered this morning, good email communication followed today and already operational. So visit http://www.hansotten.nl (now forwarding to .com, have to think what to do with this 😉 ) Continue reading hansotten.nl a new domain and a new ISP