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Dec
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comment How much traffic per month would my site need?
There's no way to definitively know
Dec
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comment SSH to a computer that will then SSH to another computer
We called this "leapfrogging"
Dec
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comment OSI model: Does any traffic occur without Layer 7 initiation?
@Dan: The only possibility I can think of is ARP/RARP
Dec
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comment OSI model: Does any traffic occur without Layer 7 initiation?
But a DNS lookup is initiated by a program - a web browser for instance.
Nov
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answered Best way to index this very large table
Nov
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comment Firewall reccomendations - a few colocated servers behind a firewall
What's also not clear to me is if the IPs on the webservers are visible to the internet (not behind NAT). If so, you'll want to use a transparent firewall: dalantech.com/fusionbb/showtopic.php?tid/71026
Nov
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comment Firewall reccomendations - a few colocated servers behind a firewall
What is "insanely hard to admin"? OpenBSD's PF is a solid, low cost alternative (used by F5 iirc, or used to).
Nov
20
comment IP addresses and geographical locations
Yes, IPs can be roughly associated to geophysical location. It's how Hulu & BBC stop content being visible outside various countries, and akamai provides caching & redirection...
Nov
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answered How do I setup a router to forward packets (to/from) a specific IP to a specific _hardware port_?
Nov
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comment Blacklisting: IP's or domains?
The IP you blacklist could be the only public IP if the network is using NAT...
Nov
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Nov
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revised Sharing the MySQL databases between two servers
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Nov
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answered Sharing the MySQL databases between two servers
Nov
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answered Does a separate NIC protect other components (MB, etc.) from electrical surge?
Nov
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answered VMWare Workstation 7 vs 6.5 - is it worth upgrading?
Nov
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comment Does the mysql table type matters?
Post your queries & related table structures onto the sister site: StackOverflow.com for feedback on performance tuning. The collation shouldn't matter...
Nov
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answered Have too many tables in a Mysql database can affect performance?
Nov
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Nov
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comment Bundling Windows and SQL server
You realize that deploying by VM, at least with VMWare there's nothing to stop me from copying the VM as I like for numerous instances...
Nov
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comment Advantage of hardware firewalls over software firewalls?
Scott: Why do you feel the need to comment on something you obviously know nothing about?