As we neared the new millennium back in the 90s, we realized there were two ways to solve the looming Y2K problem. One was to expand the “year” fields in databases to have 4 digits instead of two. That would postpone the problem until the year 10000. Another way was to leave the fields in […]
If you are still running applications on Microsoft’s SQL Server 2008, you should be aware that support for this platform is ending on July 9, 2019. As of that date, you will no longer be getting security updates from Microsoft. Microsoft does make options available, such as moving to the Cloud (Azure platform), or upgrading […]
The strength of a seaport lies in the stakeholders that participate in its supply chain. These stakeholders consist of terminal operators, shipping lines, freight forwarders, road and rail operators, federal authorities, and the other countless operators that are involved in moving goods along. All these participants in the supply chain generate data, and need data […]
Nicom Maritime, a division of Nicom IT Solutions of Halifax won a contract to install a seaport software system for the Port of Beaumont in Beaumont, Texas. The system, an integrated vessel scheduling, cargo tracking, and billing system, is similar to the one currently in final stages of testing at the Port of Halifax. Beaumont […]
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