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Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda Resigns From Slashdot

Dri Thanks! (1521 comments)

This I'll remember as the WORST /. story ever. Take care!

more than 3 years ago

Kodak Wireless Picture Frames Open To Public

Dri This is hilarious! (185 comments)

I'd pay a grand to see the system design behind the "frame" and what decisions were made on what grounds. The arguments like, -"Hey, there is this thing called a MAC address, it's like, globally unique and stuff!"

Kodak, you're toast!

about 5 years ago

Mac OS X 10.6.2 Will Block Atom Processors

Dri Re:Who wants to update?? (1012 comments)

I have a hard time understanding Mac fanboys how they could worship this evil empire.

more than 5 years ago

Long-Term Personal Data Storage?

Dri Caringo is close... (669 comments)

Recently I've been working with a storage cluster technology from Caringo called CAStor. This is ofcourse for larger deployments and similar to Amazon S3. Main difference is that you can buy your own hardware and run in your own basement. Their long-term strategy is to run their proprietary software on top of commodity hardware. As long as they are around you can always upgrade your iron to the latest commodity and upgrade the storage cluster every 3-5 years. Your data is available via HTTP/1.1. The standard "www" protocol of the Intertubes will ofcourse change over time, but CAStor will adapt or you can pull your data out and move it to whatever "eternal" platform you might find in 10-15 years.

more than 6 years ago


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