A Guide to Time Synchronisation with Windows Vista

December 23, 2017 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Computer 

Allcomputers have clocks of course although the real time chips (RTC) that inhabitmost PC’s are not the most accurate of timepieces and are prone to drift. This maynot matter much to… Allcomputers have clocks of course although the real time chips (RTC) that inhabitmost PC’s are not the (read on...)



Network Time Synchronisation using GPS

December 22, 2017 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Computer 

This article describes the components required to utilise GPS for computer timing applications. It also discusses how the GPS system can be used for computer network timing by using the Network Time Protocol (NTP) and NTP time servers. Nowadays GPS is most commonly known for vehicle navigation (read on...)

Killing Time; the Importance of Time Synchronisation in Criminal Cases.

December 22, 2017 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Computer 

Copyright (c) 2008 Richard WilliamsOn occasion, we all need to know the time and we have a multitude of different devices to tell us it, from our mobile phones and wrist watches to the office wall clo… Copyright (c) 2008 Richard WilliamsOn occasion, we all need to know the time (read on...)

NTP – Using an Atomic Clock Receiver for Time Synchronisation

December 22, 2017 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Computer 

Atomic clocks are the most accurate timekeeping devices developed by man. Modern atomic clocks are so accurate that even in 100 million years less than a second of time would be lost.This accuracy mak… Atomic clocks are the most accurate timekeeping devices developed by man. (read on...)

Network Time Protocol: Explaining NTP and Network Time Synchronisation

December 22, 2017 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Computer 

This article explains how Network Time Protocolworks and how it is used in the synchronisation of computers  using NTP servers NTP isalmost as old as the Internet itself. It was devised and developed by Dr DavidMills of the University of Delaware and has been in constant use and (read on...)

The Importance of Time and Synchronisation in Computing

December 17, 2017 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Computer 

This article explains how computers talk toeach other and how knowing the correct time is essential in many modern daytransactions. Computersare now part and parcel of our daily lives and we often take them for granted. Whetherwe are starting our car, loading the washing machine or taking cash (read on...)

NTP Time Server – The Art of Synchronisation

December 17, 2017 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Computer 

Even when the Internet when was its infancy, with no more than a few computers connected together it became apparent that there was a need for time synchronisation. Computers are easily confused parti… Even when the Internet when was its infancy, with no more than a few (read on...)

Windows Vista: Time Servers, Synchronisation and Time Zone Advice

December 17, 2017 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Computer 

Itcan be really annoying. You have just got off the plane, booted up your lap topand set the clock to local time. Yet all your appointments suddenly move, notjust the ones on that side of th… Itcan be really annoying. You have just got off the plane, booted up your lap topand set the clock (read on...)

Timing is Everything: NTP and the Importance of Accurate Network Time Synchronisation.

December 17, 2017 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Computer 

Copyright (c) 2008 Richard WilliamsOn occasion we all need to know the time and we have a multitude of different devices to tell us it; from our mobile phones and wrist watches to the office wall cloc… Copyright (c) 2008 Richard WilliamsOn occasion we all need to know the time (read on...)

A Guide to NTP and Computer Network Time Synchronisation

December 17, 2017 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Computer 

This article attempts to explain NTP (Network Time Protocol) and how it is utilised in time servers to synchronise computer networks. A Guide to NTP and Computer Network Time Synchronisation   Network Time Protocol (NTP) is one of the Internet’s oldest protocols. In use for over 25 years, (read on...)

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