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How to Install ConceptDraw on a Second Computer

ConceptDraw products use a cloud-based license model. This means that your license will be automatically added to your account and saved there permanently. Concepdraw licensing agreement allows you to install ConceptDraw software on a second computer. It doesn’t matter if you have two PCs, two Macs; or a Mac and a PC, as long as you are the only user of the ConceptDraw product you can install it wherever it’s needed. Thus you don’t have to worry about losing your license if your computer crashes or you want to install on a second system. When running offline, the ConceptDraw applications will run in the mode featured for the license type, assigned to your account.

Cloud Computing Architecture Diagrams

For documenting the Cloud Computing Architecture with a goal to facilitate the communication between stakeholders are successfully used the Cloud Computing Architecture diagrams. It is convenient and easy to draw various Cloud Computing Architecture diagrams in ConceptDraw PRO software with help of tools of the Cloud Computing Diagrams Solution from the Computer and Networks Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.

How to Change the Working Time in a Project

Project calendar determines working and non-working time of the project. It is used as a base to the project schedule development. There two types of project calendars: Project Calendar - which sets the working time for the whole project; and the Resource Calendar- which sets the working time of the particular project resource. The following article describes how to change the default calendar in ConceptDraw PROJECT.

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How to Operate with Project Time Frames in ConceptDraw PROJECT

ConceptDraw PROJECT applies an advanced scheduling facilities to enable you arrange your project's tasks with existing human and material resources. Comprehension of project scheduling principle allows you to plan the project the best way to execute it. Sometimes user is wondering why the task is moved to a different time than he supposed. Or he may be confused when a task's tardiness provoke the unwanted shift of other tasks. This article describes how do changes to the Start/Finish dates, or the Duration of the task affect the project schedule, created in ConceptDraw PROJECT.

How to Customize a Task’s Duration

When you create an automatically scheduled task, ConceptDraw PROJECT assigns it duration of one day by default. You need modify that duration to reflect the real amount of time that the task requires.

How to Work with Custom Properties in ConceptDraw PRO on PC

ConceptDraw PRO can store additional, user-defined data that can be assigned to a particular shape. This data is stored in the Custom Properties options.

How to Use the Effort-Driven Scheduling Method

Effort-driven scheduling is the default method of project scheduling in ConceptDraw PROJECT.
"Satellite Internet access is Internet access provided through communications satellites. ...
Satellite Internet generally relies on three primary components: a satellite in geostationary orbit (sometimes referred to as a geosynchronous Earth orbit, or GEO), a number of ground stations known as gateways that relay Internet data to and from the satellite via radio waves (microwave), and a VSAT (very-small-aperture terminal) dish antenna with a transceiver, located at the subscriber's premises. Other components of a satellite Internet system include a modem at the user end which links the user's network with the transceiver, and a centralized network operations center (NOC) for monitoring the entire system. Working in concert with a broadband gateway, the satellite operates a Star network topology where all network communication passes through the network's hub processor, which is at the center of the star. With this configuration, the number of remote VSATs that can be connected to the hub is virtually limitless." [Satellite Internet access. Wikipedia]
This satellite telecom network diagram example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Telecommunication Network Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Satellite telecom network diagram
Satellite telecom network diagram, satellite dish, satellite, PC, Internet, cloud,

How to Add, Move, or Delete Connection Points in ConceptDraw PRO on Mac

Some tips on how to manage connection points in ConceptDraw PRO drawings on Macintosh. A connection point is a special point on an object that allows one to connect a connector. You can add connection points to any object or to the blank area in your document.
"Fault-tolerant computer systems are systems designed around the concepts of fault tolerance. In essence, they have to be able to keep working to a level of satisfaction in the presence of faults. ...
Most fault-tolerant computer systems are designed to be able to handle several possible failures, including hardware-related faults such as hard disk failures, input or output device failures, or other temporary or permanent failures; software bugs and errors; interface errors between the hardware and software, including driver failures; operator errors, such as erroneous keystrokes, bad command sequences, or installing unexpected software; and physical damage or other flaws introduced to the system from an outside source." [Fault-tolerant computer system. Wikipedia]
The computer network diagram example "Cisco LAN fault-tolerance system" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Cisco Network Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
LAN fault-tolerance system
LAN fault-tolerance system, workgroup switch, router, network cloud, multilayer switch, eMac, IP phone,

How to Plan and Allocate Resources in Your Project with ConceptDraw PROJECT for Windows

Effective resource management is a key factor in the successful project implementation. The common types of resources for which the project manager has an impact, include material resources (materials, energy), staff (work) and equipment. CoceptDraw PROJECT provides easy ways to project Resources Management: Create a list of project resources and assign the right human resource, as well as the necessary material, or equipment to be used.