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Jun
22
revised 'Autodiscover service couldn't be located': Exchange
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Jun
22
reviewed Approve 'Autodiscover service couldn't be located': Exchange
Jun
21
revised Slow read speed. Raid 10 + H700 (1GB RAM + battery) + 4x 450 Hitachi 15K
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Jun
21
comment Incredibly slow snapshot removal
@Nils it's gigabit everywhere. I haven't seen that behaviour since, and I've done quite a few snapshot removals since then.
Jun
19
comment Incredibly slow snapshot removal
@Nils 5.5 for both
Jun
17
comment Exchange 2013 high read on mailbox database
Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference.
Jun
17
comment How can I stop nginx from retrying PUT or POST requests on upstream server timeout?
Welcome to Server Fault! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference.
Jun
17
comment Incredibly slow snapshot removal
@TessellatingHeckler I just did some tests and I can still get around 1.5Gbit/sec sequential from the array, which is what I would expect to get from it under normal circumstances. Last night the snapshot removal took three minutes which is by far the fastest I've ever seen it (normally it's about 10x that long, but there was a big football game on here last night so I suspect that nobody was using the systems after hours when the backups run, hence the tiny delta and small commit time). So it can do it quickly, just that one time it didn't.
Jun
17
comment Move a specific number of files to folders from a large pool of files
@Regmi I'm not a script writing service. I'm sure you can adjust the script that I've given to make it work that way.
Jun
17
comment Move a specific number of files to folders from a large pool of files
For example, I use this method when I have the files in the folder, and a reference to that filename in a database field. Run that script to move them, run an SQL script to update the filename in the database, bam, done.
Jun
17
comment Move a specific number of files to folders from a large pool of files
@krisFR the folders are less readable, but the advantage is if you have just a filename, you know exactly which sub folder it will be in, because the folder path is derived from the filename. By just dumping them in folders, you can't derive its location without scanning all those folders and essentially scanning 5 million filenames to find it. This may or may not be an issue, depending on what the op is actually trying to achieve.
Jun
17
revised Move a specific number of files to folders from a large pool of files
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Jun
17
comment Move a specific number of files to folders from a large pool of files
@krisFR no, you won't, so it solves a slightly different problem, but I think solves it nicer.
Jun
17
comment Move a specific number of files to folders from a large pool of files
Maybe I'm phrasing it poorly. My brain is sort of mush this morning.
Jun
17
comment Move a specific number of files to folders from a large pool of files
@krisFR sure. This is something I've done more times than I care to think about. Multiple times I find a directory with millions of files, and each file is just a GUID + extension as its filename. So to make sure you have a sane directory structure you have two depths of subfolders (instead of just one as the op is proposing). So A9658938.jpg gets sorted into A9\65\A9658938.jpg. If they are GUIDs then you'll never have more than 256 folders per level.
Jun
17
answered Move a specific number of files to folders from a large pool of files
Jun
17
comment Move a specific number of files to folders from a large pool of files
If the filenames are truly random, or something like a GUID, a common way of doing this is, say for the file ABCDEFG.jpg to move it to \AB\CD\ABCDEFG.jpg
Jun
16
comment Manage Windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal From Windows 8
Absolutally, yes
Jun
16
comment Manage Windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal From Windows 8
@CherokeeLakes correct only for "Pro" which is why I mentioned "Once you are on a proper version of Windows" (the basic edition is pretty shit for doing this kind of work on).
Jun
16
answered Manage Windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal From Windows 8