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Where to place my server, configuration and (big) data? /srv? /etc? /usr/local/bin? /home/me/.whatever?

I was searching this site for good answer to my question, the best I could find was this. (I'd guess to put my config in /etc, application in /usr/local/bin and data in either /home/firda/.tunnel or ...
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Removing all disks from RAID5 and adding new disk for access/data destruction - will RAID be preserved?

We have a RAID5 array and limited resources. It has been suggested, for data destruction of a SAS drive with a bad sector, to remove ALL drives from the RAID5 array, and then place this 1 drive into ...
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Does a CDN still work even when my server is down?

I am a website owner planning to use Amazon's cloudfront S3. I have been reading all the stuffs about what a CDN can do but i still have an unanswered question. Does a CDN still work even when my ...
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Tool to monitor change in data

Is there Windows a tool I can run on my servers to report how much of a change in data there is day to day on our servers/file shares? I'd like to determine if a cloud backup is feasible or if too ...
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Data Error (Cyclic redundancy check)

I am currently trying to free up a tape unit within my removable storage tape drive. However I continue to get the Data error (cyclic redundancy check) error. Any suggestions as to what this means or ...
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How do I figure out how long it will take to transfer a file?

We have a decent office ethernet connection in a startup incubator. Any guesses on how long would a download of this size of data would take?
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How to choose a storage company?

For an ad agency, I need to find a good storage company. There are some things to take in considerations : Support for different OS (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows Xp/Vista) (if it matters) ...
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Restore Unix Tapes in Windows

I have some tape Cartridges written in UNIX/ Linux which i want to restore in a Windows Vista/ 2003 64bit Server system. Can anyone suggest the software/ tools required. Windows doesn't recognize ...