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mmm...delicious cheese, oh and I design and build large video-on-demand systems, but let's get back to the cheese...


Oct
12
revised How SAN Storage or NAS devices are typically used?
minor typo
Oct
12
answered How SAN Storage or NAS devices are typically used?
Oct
9
answered VMWare ESX/ESXi Server Config with RAID 6 - is it advisable?
Oct
9
answered What is S blade or Blade Server?
Oct
9
answered Is it safe to backup onto Blu-Ray?
Oct
9
revised Is it safe to backup onto Blu-Ray?
minor tidy
Oct
6
comment Which server configuration should I buy?
'3 not 2' I meant of course ;)
Oct
6
comment Which server configuration should I buy?
you're right, but it's the 'divide by 3 not 3' rule that's key - so yes, yes you will benefit.
Oct
6
answered Which hardware can I use, when I want to run my software in areas with high humidity and temperature?
Oct
6
revised Which server configuration should I buy?
Minor tidy
Oct
6
comment Which server configuration should I buy?
faster yes, but a LOT more expensive - not good value, the X3440 is the 'sweet-spot' but don't be afraid to go to the X3450 if you think you'll benefit from the extra grunt - just don't go for the X3430 ok :)
Oct
6
answered Which server configuration should I buy?
Oct
6
answered What standards should be used for email address names?
Oct
5
comment Very Slow Virtual Disk I/O, LSI_SCSI Warning on P2V W2K3 64-Bit VMWare Guest
try a fresh, small, install of the same OS into a new VM on the same host/disks - how does that behave?
Oct
5
answered more servers or more u's per server?
Oct
5
comment Find (and kill) old processes
how are you going to differentiate between old-but-important processes and ones you're happy to kill?
Oct
5
comment Windows Server 2008 not using all available memory
Ah, presumably a Nehalem Xeon based system? you do have to be a little careful when spec'ing out memory for them.
Oct
4
comment Synchronize over FTP
Understood but if you ask most people on this site for an incremental/efficient file transport system most will answer with rsync, which is also available for Windows.
Oct
4
answered How to build USB “floppy” pen drive launching Windows 2008 Setup from USB DVD
Oct
4
answered Synchronize over FTP