Portable Ecabinet...

Moderators: Jason Susnjara, Larry Epplin, Clint Buechlein, Scott G Vaal

User avatar
Jean G Voyer
Guru Member
Posts: 527
Joined: Tue, May 17 2005, 1:38PM
Company Name: Janot Interiors Ltd
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Contact:

Portable Ecabinet...

Postby Jean G Voyer » Sun, Sep 13 2009, 10:49AM

With the size of memory sticks now a day, did anybody try to run ecabinet out of one? Is it at all possible? If it was possible can you see the possibilities? Taking the program from one computer to another...
It's probably just a silly idea...
Jean-Gabriel Voyer
Janot Interiors Ltd
www.customcabinetscalgary.com
Dell Precision PWS490, Intel Xeon CPU,3.00 GB Ram, Window XP Pro, Quadro Fx 3500

User avatar
Peter Walsh
Guru Member
Posts: 460
Joined: Thu, May 19 2005, 3:15PM
Location: Palm Springs, Ca
Contact:

Re: Portable Ecabinet...

Postby Peter Walsh » Sun, Sep 13 2009, 12:13PM

Jean,
Not so silly. I am looking to upgrade my machine to an SSD (Solid State Drive). They are now available up to 63G in size and should speed lots of things up including the operating system and programs. Similar to what you are suggesting but more robust.
regards,

BEN HOLM
Junior Member
Posts: 42
Joined: Wed, Nov 19 2008, 1:05AM

Re: Portable Ecabinet...

Postby BEN HOLM » Sun, Sep 13 2009, 4:43PM

I Think the best thing to do would be,
Have Ecabs on each computer but have everything that the program saves save to your memory card/USB stick. So that your when you save a job or cabinet or a material it saves it to the card/stick instead of some were in the Ecabs directory. I think this would work well except a few things to think about. If you misplace the card everything is gone unless you make back ups and keep them up to date. I think it would be best to set up some kind of back up system that automatically adds any file missing from either drive every 10 mins or so. so that you can go from one computer to another with out Having to have the stick but then when you do plug it in it automatically syncs the files. other wise you would need the stick everytime you use Ecabs at any computer. Get a keychain USB Stick.
Dell Precision M6400
Core 2 Duo T9600 2.8GHz
4GB Ram
NVIDIA Quadro FX 2700M (6.14.11.9562)
Windows XP Pro 32bit

User avatar
Kerry Fullington
Wizard Member
Posts: 4566
Joined: Mon, May 09 2005, 7:33PM
Company Name: ProSource of Amarillo
Country: UNITED STATES
Location: Amarillo, TX

Re: Portable Ecabinet...

Postby Kerry Fullington » Sun, Sep 13 2009, 4:59PM

I think read write speed might be an issue through a USB hub also. This might be pretty slow.

Kerry

Leo Graywacz
Guru Member
Posts: 572
Joined: Tue, Jan 16 2007, 7:56PM
Company Name: LRG WoodCrafting
Location: Windsor Locks, CT
Contact:

Re: Portable Ecabinet...

Postby Leo Graywacz » Sun, Sep 13 2009, 8:38PM

Dell Precision 7710
Intel Core i7-6820HQ @ 2.70GHz 16.00 GB RAM
NVIDIA Quadro M3000M
256 GB PCIe NVMe - M.2 SSD
Win 7 Pro 64-bit

http://lrgwood.com


Return to “eCabinet Systems Software”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 10 guests