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Reliably and quickly migrate data to a RAID array

We have a web service running on Amazon EC2. Currently we have some live user data stored on a single disk (EBS). We are considering moving to a RAID0 setup (we don't have to be concerned about the ...
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copy a MySQL table which has data in ibdata file

I have a database in MySQL with several tables. Some of the tables only have .frm files. Some have .frm .mdy .mdi I believe data for the .frm tables is in the ibdata file. There is a lot of data in ...
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Best way to self destruct all data on a linux server? [closed]

We have recently upgraded a number of our servers. We are now left with a few servers we are ready to hand back to our data center. Anyone know what is the best way to do a final self destruction of ...
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Is there any option to restore data after deleting from a MySQL table

There are some rows in a table, by mistakenly I had deleted all rows from the table and data got commited. So is there any way to restore data for that table. I am not having backup of the database. ...
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How to write robust automation scripts for large scale data management?

I have been needing to automate the moving of quite large amounts of data (possibly around 1TB/day+ in average. 60TB so far, and counting) to a separate, remote storage system. I have so far been ...
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Cisco site-to-site VPN, Site B has voice but no data or internet access

I am working on my first Cisco project. Site A has a Cisco UC520 with working VoIP phone system configured. Site B has a Cisco 880 router. My goal is to connect each site with this VPN connection. ...
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Migrating Laserfiche to Alfresco [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Laserfiche migration to Alfresco There has been some discussion of how to migrate a Laserfiche repository to Alfresco. Has anyone successfully done so, and what was your ...
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I just deleted “/bin”. What's the best way to recover?

I just ran (not on purpose!) rm -rf /bin. I've booted down the computer and am using Finnix to try to recover from it. I have succeeded in mounting the drive, and confirmed that, yes, the entire /bin ...
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What are good ways to stress-test machines in data center clusters?

We recently got a bunch of machines in data center and want to do stress testing for drive failures. How to stress test for drive failures. Are there any tools available? Are there any other ...
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moving data between webhosts

I currently have an application (php/mysql) running on 3 different web hosts. At each host, I have the typical cpanel/phpMyAdmin type of access. I currently have clients spread across all 3 servers, ...
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How to restore files from harddrive with CRC (cyclic redundancy check) error

Greetings! Does anyone know the way to restore files from harddrive, that reports CRC (cyclic redundancy check) errors on acquiring file lists (even cmd's dir command). Thanks in advance! Update OS: ...
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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 to effeciently copy large amount of data dvd's to disk? [closed]

Anyone have an ideas on how to copy many dvd's to disk effeciently? Currently we are inserting each disk individually and copying them then un-mounting them, inserting the next disk and so on. ...
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What is the best way to replicate a large number of SQL 2008 DBs to a failover instance in Amazon Web Services

Our application creates a new sql database for every customer and we will be continually adding new customers and creating new databases every day. These databases can range in size from 3 megabytes ...
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How can i fix the ?????? problem in SQL Server 2000

I got both of mdf and ldf files from user. He told me that it's infected. but my Symantec said it's clean. i can attach it to SQL Server 2000. but all Thai words in all rows and tables became ...
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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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moving large amount of MYSQL data to another host

I have about a large MYSQL DB(3 TB) that I need to move to another host, which is not yet up. what's the best approach? I plan to either zip the mysqldump or the binary, what is the choice of the zip ...
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SQL Server - measuring volumes of traffic and data

We have developed a solution based around SQL Server 2008 and Reporting Services. Now that we're deploying it and we're looking to put it in to customer SQL Server Clusters, they're of course asking ...
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Windows server 2003 user data

Is it possible to save the users data on another hard drive on Windows Server 2003?
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Can I create a IPSEC rule between two servers and still allow normal external traffic?

Simple enough really. Can I create a IPSEC rule/filter between two publically available servers (they are actually on the same network) while still allow external traffic to the same resources. I'll ...
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share 500 GB of read only data with hundreds of computers on a network?

I have a bunch of different binary files (total size of all files is circa ~500GB) stored in a hard drive that is mounted to machine001. I have 200 other machines that need to access this data for ...
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Amazon to non-Amazon Data transfer

What is the best/fastest way of transferring data from an Amazon EC2 server to a non-Amazon server? Windows to Windows.
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Server Performance

We have a dedicated server that we use to stage websites (our test server). The performance of the server has become really bad and we regularly have to restart it. When performance is poor I have ...
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How do I Create an AutoCounter Column in a Table in SQL 2008 R2?

There is nothing in the "Data Type" drop-down that indicates an auto-counter. I selected int and I am assuming there is a setting somewhere else to turn it into an auto-counter. The idea is to have a ...
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IT Infrastructure for Small Business - Data Synchronisation

A friend of mine has asked for some advice about the I.T. infrastructure he should put in place for his small business. His business is in the science field and is very data-centric (i.e., they ...
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Restore Bacula Files

Q1: Can I restore bacula files to another location? Because whenever I restore my bacula files, it goes directly to the client on which the files was backed up. Q2: Can I restore bacula files if ever ...
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Secure data transfer from a RHEL 5 box

I have been researching this for a while but cant find and conclusive answeres. FTP - Very insecure. FTP over SSl - Not fully supported everywhere, only a few clients support it? SFTP - This is the ...
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Plesk crash recovery

I had a dedicated server, running CentOS with a Plesk control panel, that had a hard drive crashed. The hard drive was put into a USB enclosure and connected to a new server. When I SSH into the new ...
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MySQL failed to start after killed a long running “LOAD DATA INFILE” process

I killed a MySQL process which is running a LOAD DATA INFILE command to load a 9GB .csv file into a table in a InnoDB database. Now, when I run mysql DATABASE, it just stopped and showed Reading ...
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verifying two mirrored directory trees

Is there an easy way to verify that two directory trees on two separate machines are identical, and that all files within the directory tree are also identical? I want to make sure that two separate ...
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MDADM RAID 5 data recovery

Thanks for reading this thread and I thank you in advance for any help you can provide. So this is what happened... I noticed that my MDADM RAID 5 array with drives ordered: /dev/sd[EFGHIABCDKJ]1 ...
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secure data transport between web server and database server

I asked this question in stackoverflow and it was suggested to try here so here goes... I'm planning on provisioning a web server and database server in a server farm environment. They will be in the ...
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How do I get current Unix time in milliseconds using bash?

How do I get the current Unix time in milliseconds (i.e number of milliseconds since Unix epoch January 1 1970)?
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Check for hard disk errors / signs of failure on CentOS Server

What's the best way to check for HDD errors and early signs of failure on CentOS?
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MySQL Server - Got error -1 from storage engine

I am currently trying to restore a MySQL table from the .ibd file. I have been following the instructions on the MySQL reference manual on how to use DISCARD and IMPORT TABLESPACE to replace the .idb ...
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POST data not being received

I've got an iPhone App that is supposed to send POST data to my server to register the device in a MySQL database so we can send notifications etc... to it. It sends it's unique identifier, device ...
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Simplicity vs Redundancy

Assume you are tasked with running a set of mission critical web services with a targeted up time of 99.5% To achieve this, you have two identical clusters of hardware in two entirely separate data ...
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google apps - privacy, ownership and location of data

This is not directly technical question. but I think this is an important question for every admin implementing Google Apps instead of their own mail server. I'm pretty excited by the possibilities ...
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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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Moving Data Between Folders on Server

Lets say I have a server and 2 folders for 2 seperate domains Domain A Domain B I have files in Domain A that I want to move to Domain B. I could either download them from Domain B to my computer ...
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Internal Data through firewall to our web site: What are my options?

We have a rather large internal MS SQL Database. I need to provide an interface on our website to some of our buyers. What are some good options for providing data to the website through our firewall? ...
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Data Recovery Software (Formatted Hard Drive)

Well... I'd really appreciate your help on this one. It's like this: someone decided to reinstall Windows on his PC, but did not make any backups, and there are a lot of things (well... photos, ...
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SCSI PowerEdge Server + pulling data off

I have a old Dell PowerEdge Server that has data on it that I need to pull off and was wondering what is the best way to do it. The size of the data is probably around 100gig. Once the data is pulled ...
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How can you debug a Data Input Method script in Cacti?

(See bottom for updates...) I've written a data input method script for Cacti (in Ruby, to collects stats from beanstalkd) and it works from the command line (returning a single simple integer, as ...
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Good online data hosting — in Europe?

I'm looking for an online backup provider in Europe (where I live), because those in USA are too slow. Details: My webhost allows me to upload large amounts of data for personal backup purposes, and ...
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Accidently created a partion table (GParted)

I've been tinkering with the Debian side of my dual boot XP/Linux system. Whilst trying to mount a drive so I get get at the .deb wireless files on my external hard drive, (using Gparted) I managed ...
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Should I host my Data on the same box that I serve my web pages?

I was listening to Hanselminutes one day and this question came up. Under what circumstances should one separate data from code? For example in one of the systems that I've working on the DB is on ...
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Data Corruption (what does it usually look like?)

When you have corrupted data: through packets, or hard drives, what kind of errors do you usually find? Is it a bit tranposition (switched bits)? Is it random noise? (flipped bits)? And when you do ...
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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 ...