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Ask Slashdot: Personal Tape Drive NAS?

guile*fr Re:Cost vs HDD Solution (268 comments)

Be cause you can get tape librairies with hundreds of tapes, tapes are cheaper than entreprises disk,
A Disk robot is not practical, think of weight and electrical connectivity

more than 2 years ago

Crackdown On Counterfeit Networking Gear

guile*fr Re:What's really scary.... (115 comments)

Because they wouldn't do that with the legit pieces?

Is it shipped back to Cisco and scanned with an electronic microscope? I suppose it's not.

And I always hear people yapping about going at war with China, but do you realise that a true strategic advantage is that they can stop shelving Walmart?

more than 4 years ago

Cisco Introduces a 322 Tbit/sec. Router

guile*fr Largest router? (281 comments)

322TBit in theory is very good and all but does anyone knows what is the largest deployed router?

the only one I could found was:

beside, who would want to agregate so much traffic in one place? (beside the NSA)

more than 4 years ago

Cisco Introduces a 322 Tbit/sec. Router

guile*fr Re:"Library of Congresses"? (281 comments)

this won't get you very far: it took them 5 days to send me a letter from 15km away.

more than 4 years ago

French President Violates His Own Copyright Law, Again

guile*fr Re:France just sucks (356 comments)

and it's no suprise he supported Roman Polanski.

more than 4 years ago

What Would You Want In a Large-Scale Monitoring System?

guile*fr Re:OpenNMS (342 comments)

I thought that the snmp poller only polled interfaces status, if so it doesn't fit the bill.
If it can poll any oid and test the result against arbitrary values i should look harder, i'm afraid that passive status check could be a serious performance hit.

more than 5 years ago

What Would You Want In a Large-Scale Monitoring System?

guile*fr Re:OpenNMS (342 comments)

I'm following OpenNMS with some interest. (mostly for network)
In the backend, I think it miss a way to monitor via snmp the status of modules in a network chassis

more than 5 years ago

India To Put All Citizen Info In a Central Database

guile*fr Re:It isn't as bad as it sounds (132 comments)

or the man had read or seen the silence of the lambs

more than 5 years ago

Nielsen Recommends Not Masking Passwords

guile*fr Re:Making my point with humor (849 comments)

Ther is also a visual feedback with a picture of a keychain, the picture changes as you type your password, so if you have typed 5 characters of your password you can see with the picture if you had typed correctly.

more than 5 years ago

Internet Pirates In France To Lose Broadband

guile*fr Re:Wrong answer to the wrong problem (388 comments)

not every albums from NiN are available for free, or are you questioning my musical tastes? :-)

more than 6 years ago


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