GENCO Investment Strategies by Simulation for Demand-Side Role for Investments and Capacity Adequacy

GENCO Investment Strategies by Simulation for Demand-Side Role for Investments and Capacity Adequacy Submitted for a graduate level course “Power Systems Planning” on April 24th, 2006. Abstract:  This project will present an applied and game-like approach to simulating the load growth, investment decisions by two types of generation technologies, demand-price responsiveness, and reliability, of a…

The August 14th, 2003 Blackout

The August 14th, 2003 Blackout Submitted for a graduate level course “Power Systems Relaying” on December 6th, 2006. I am pleased to provide technical documentary of the events leading to and including the outage of 50 million Americans. Relaying and system protection has played a major contribution to the cascade of an outage that could…

A Code Quality Story – Analysis Using Code Metrics

A Code Quality Story – Analysis Using Code Metrics I wrote this article to help others and share my tech knowledge solutions using Visual Studio Enterprise 2017 test frameworks. Running an analysis called “Code Metrics” on your Visual Studio solution or project can help you discover issues before it is released. Code Metrics Analysis in…

Fun with the Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN)

Fun with the Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) Today I made a Content Delivery Network (CDN) where users across the globe can more quickly and reliably download my picture (see below). The Microsoft Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) allows you to cache content across the globe to be closer to the user who will consume it so…

Exploring Azure’s Traffic Manager with My Web Apps

Exploring Azure’s Traffic Manager with My Web Apps Today I tinkered with my soon to be expiring “Free Trial” subscription by creating and configuring a Traffic Manager [link] in the new Azure Portal. I also setup a test sub-domain on my personal site to redirect website visitors to this traffic manager. Then I tested traffic…

Creating my Custom Domain with Azure Active Directory using the new Portal

Creating my Custom Domain with Azure Active Directory using the new Portal Today I created my very first own custom domain of users (community.katiegirl.net) on my Azure Active Directory using both the classic and new portal methods. It’s step one in a process if you want to integrate your organization’s existing Active Directory federated sign-on,…