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- BS in Burnination
- 5 years of dragon, 5 years of man, Lifetime of dragonman!
- 10 peasants burned/wk
- Thached-roof cottage research and demolition
- Experience with countryside burnination


I am also a moderator for Super User/Meta Stack Overflow. For any questions or reason to contact me, you can email me at: su.troggy AT gmail DOT com

Nov
20
comment Dual processor 3.06Ghz vs single processor quad core 2.4Ghz
This needs way more information about the hardware and purpose. What do you plan to do with the server?
Jan
27
comment Can any of the popular IM networks work like this?
Excellent question!
Jan
27
comment Why do rack switches have their ports on the front?
@Matt: That is a really cool solution. That looks very clean/professional.
Nov
26
comment Where could I find some network architecture courses or good books?
Also see: serverfault.com/questions/1038/…
Nov
25
comment Where do I find high security dedicated servers?
"BTW by security I mean protected by hackers." What?
Nov
23
comment Is it legal to save user passwords in clear text? How can I convince my client to avoid it?
Also see: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/17509/…
Nov
23
comment It is true that I shouldn't run apt-get and aptitude on the same machine?
If you are going to just link to someone else's answer, this would be an ideal example of when to make your answer a wiki.
Nov
23
comment windows server 2008 trial antivirus
serverfault.com/questions/58810/windows-server-antivirus
Nov
17
comment Cheap server platform with support for >12 GB RAM
@Dennis G.: Does this <1000 include the cost of software (OS, etc.)?
Oct
22
comment What hardware (antennae) to use for an outdoor wireless connection?
It was asked at SU orginaly, but SF has brought many more useful answers as more people here know this hardware much better.
Oct
8
comment What hardware (antennae) to use for an outdoor wireless connection?
I selected this as the answer for now, but I am still open to any suggestions or hardware recommendations.
Aug
31
comment What hardware (antennae) to use for an outdoor wireless connection?
A POE power setup would be much more convienent and desired over a tranditional power setup.
Aug
18
comment Will a 64-bit RAID card in a 32-bit PCI slot make me cry later, even though it works now?
Yah, if you are not seeing increased backup times or other performance anamolies, sounds like you have a successful "fix/patch" until next replacement time. Hope that information was useful to you.
Aug
16
comment Will a 64-bit RAID card in a 32-bit PCI slot make me cry later, even though it works now?
You are correct, there is overhead involved and it depends on what other devices are on the pci bus. I added a couple questions to my answer.
Aug
14
comment Macs, can I remote desktop into it for software development?
Yah I personaly would just use a KVM if you could. Much better solution and satisfaction.
Aug
10
comment How much impact does hard drive cache have on IO performance
You are correct, they did a little in the past, but I tried to stay focused on the current market.
Aug
4
comment Top 10 Topics and Training Order for Overall Network Knowledge
This would be better as a wiki.
Jul
31
comment Which 939 socket chips support AMD-V?
Yah I bought a 939 bought years ago thinking they would release a few more for the platform. AM2 got all the glory.
Jul
30
comment What tools are available to convert a MYSQL database to MSSQL 2005?
similar discussion serverfault.com/questions/44230/…
Jul
28
comment How to properly setup a server “teaming” across multiple NIC's in windows server 2008?
I thought I might be mixing up the terms. Well written clarification.